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  • Start date details

    13/03/2023 or earlier, subject to pre-employment checks

  • Closing date

    1 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 January 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Temporary maternity cover post from 13/03/2023 (or earlier, subject to pre-employment checks) to 22/12/2023, approximately. (The end date may be liable to change as this is a maternity cover post).

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,575 - £21,968

Pay scale

Grade C SCP 5 – 6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to the post of Administrative Assistant (Sixth Form/Careers), to join our hardworking team here at LCS. We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Has the administrative skills required to support the day to day running of the Sixth Form and the Careers Programme in school with particular focus on student work experience.
  • Has experience of supervising, supporting, advising and assisting young people.
  • Has excellent standards of literacy and numeracy (GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths).
  • Is able to work independently but also effectively as part of a team.
  • Has a commitment to improve the study habits, academic progress and well-being of young people and a desire to see them thrive.
  • Has a willingness to work in a way that is consistent with the ethos of the Sixth Form to provide ‘Academic Excellence in a Caring Environment’.
  • Has a flexible attitude to work and a willingness to adapt to change

What the school offers its staff

Littleover Community School is a diverse and highly successful comprehensive school, with consistently outstanding levels of attainment and progress across the curriculum. We are proud of our academic record, and of the pastoral care which maintains a feeling of community in a large and expanding school.

Littleover Community School welcomes enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. The school actively promotes equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates, including those with criminal records.

Commitment to safeguarding

Littleover Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced level DBS disclosure with a children’s barred list check, two satisfactory references and successful completion of vetting procedures. In accordance with the statutory guidance, Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE), an online search will be conducted as part of due diligence on shortlisted candidates. Copies of our Safeguarding Policy, along with other school policies, are available at: https://www.littleover.derby.sch.uk/information.php#policies
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About Littleover Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1824 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01332 513219

Littleover Community School is a Derby City Council, 11-18 co-educational, comprehensive school. Our school is situated four miles to the south west of the centre of Derby, in pleasant, spacious grounds and has a proud academic and pastoral record. Many teachers, after thriving here and developing their skills, go on to posts of responsibility here or elsewhere. Others, happy to work in a school which values effective classroom teaching above all else, stay here and contribute hugely over the years.

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