5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 November 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    11 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Full time
37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only
Contract type
OLOL Band 2 £18,562 - £19,312

Job summary

We are seeking to recruit a proactive, organised and skilled Administrative Assistant to join our small team of main office staff.

Working in our main office you will come into daily contact with our parents and staff so, as well as having administrative experience, you will also possess excellent communication skills and have a friendly, outgoing manner.

Experience of working in a school setting would be an advantage but is not essential as all training will be provided.

What do we need from you:
 be enthusiastic and have a positive attitude
 have previous administrative experience preferably in a school office
 be computer literate
 have excellent personal, administrative, and organisational skills
 be able to plan and prioritise own workload, meeting set deadlines
 have the ability to maintain a calm, positive and professional manner at all time
 demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail
 be positive, enthusiastic and have a sense of humour
 have excellent relationships with pupils, parents, and staff
 be committed to Catholic education

Responsibilities Will Include:

 Welcoming visitors and answering incoming calls.
 Monitoring attendance on a daily basis.
 Giving support with a range of administrative duties.

What you will receive:
• wonderful students who have a passion for learning and deserve the very best
• a team of talented and highly committed staff
• a supportive working environment with excellent facilities
• professional assistance through our Employee Assistance Programme
• our commitment to nationally agreed terms and conditions.
• a commitment to outstanding CPD opportunities for all staff through our position as a lead school in the Trust’s CPD Hub.

For an informal discussion about the role and our school please contact 0115 915 6995. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.
You will receive an automated response from our vacancies inbox to confirm your application has been received. Please contact HR on 0115 851 5454 if you do not receive this automated response.

Details of this post and an application form are available on our website www.ololcatholicmat.co.uk/vacancies

Completed application forms (and associated documents) are to be emailed to vacancies@ololcmat.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 1 November 2021 (9.00 am)

The Trust and St Augustine’s Catholic Voluntary Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks are required for successful applicants.

Our Trust strives to be a supportive, inclusive, caring, and positive community where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We are committed to cultivating an equitable working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect and where every individual can fulfil their potential. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities, and beliefs. This includes those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the Trust’s Catholic character and
Christian ethos. This diversity is fundamental to our values and enriches the lives of the students within our schools.

We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from people with a disability or long-term health condition.

About Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust

Our school is part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust which brings together the 21 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire. Our priority is to ensure the very best Catholic Education for all young people in our community, whatever their circumstances. We will achieve this together, through a strategic approach to sharing best practice, effective challenge and support from a central standards and performance team and opportunities for high quality Continuing Professional Development offered by the CMAT’s CPD Hub.

Why work for the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust?

• Access to first class CPD opportunities. We have a specialised CPD Hub to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD for all our staff. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.
• Genuine opportunities for career progression - with 21 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.
• Professional assistance - you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent, and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.
• Cycle to Work Scheme – you will save money as well as improve your mental health and wellbeing and reduce your Carbon Footprint.
• Pension - automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases.
• Terms and Conditions - we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for support staff.

For more information about our Trust and our vacancies, please visit www.ololcatholicmat.co.uk/vacancies

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Additional allowances

Actual Salary Band £15,938- £16,582 per annum

Applying for the job

How to apply

Please read the attached Job Description and Person Specification and return the completed application forms (and associated documents) are to be emailed to vacancies@ololcmat.co.uk

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
315 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number

About St Augustine's Catholic Primary and Nursery School, A Voluntary Academy

At St. Augustine’s we aim to create an orderly, welcoming environment where the Gospel values of love, peace and justice are reflected in the behaviour of all members of the school community.

Prayer and worship are an important part of our daily school life. Through getting to know Jesus our children learn the importance of love and respect for all and how these values are reflected in their own behaviour and attitudes

Please do come and see for yourself. You can meet the children and staff when you visit and experience the real spirit and motivation of our school.

We very much look forward to meeting you.

Arranging a visit to St Augustine's Catholic Primary and Nursery School, A Voluntary Academy

For an informal discussion about the role and our school please contact 0115 915 6995. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

School location

Park Avenue, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG3 4JS

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