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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500.00 - £24,294.00 Annually (FTE) Actual salary: £10,879.74 - £11,499.18 dependent on experience

Administrative Assistant, Part-time, 20 hrs/week job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic Administrative Assistant to join our busy Administration team.

Post hours 20 per week for 39 weeks per year. Monday - Thursday 9am - 1pm, Friday 11.30am - 3.30pm.

As our main contact on the Reception Desk you will be the face of Plympton St. Maurice Primary School taking calls, dealing with visitors face-to-face, updating SchoolMoney and providing high level administrative support as part of the wider Administration team.

The ideal applicant will be enthusiastic, hardworking, a multi-tasker and extremely well organised. We are looking for candidates who have professional and excellent communication skills (oral and written), a clear telephone manner, proven computer skills and the ability to prioritise a busy workload whilst remaining calm under pressure.

Applicants must be able to develop positive behaviour strategies with children, have positive relationships with Parents/Carers, be a good team member and hold GCSE Grade A* - C (or equivalent) in English and Maths.

As a high performing school we are able to provide you with excellent opportunities to develop further.

The successful candidate will:

  • be an outstanding communicator
  • understand the need for confidentiality
  • have experience or a good working knowledge of working within a primary school
  • have the skills and sensitivity to deal with all members of our community and multi-agency partners
  • be enthusiastic, driven and committed to ensuring the trust's future success
  • be able to work as part of a friendly and supportive team
  • be a life-long learner and an inspiration to others.

Please contact Mrs Karen Allen (School Business Manager) on 01752 337427 or email karen.allen@psmps.co.uk to discuss the role further.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS check). References will be taken up before appointment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Plympton St Maurice Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
187 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

School location

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