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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    24 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 August 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

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  • 21 hours per week, term time only plus 4 INSET days (Tuesday to Thursday 9:30am – 2pm, Friday 8am – 4pm)

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 3 SCP 5. Fulltime £21,575 per annum. Actual from £10,426 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are now looking for an Administrator at Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and passionate administrator, who can demonstrate experience of working in an educational context, to join our Administration team.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Be educated to at least GCSE level, with passes in English and Maths
  • An excellent command of written and verbal English
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Highly effective communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • At least 2 years’ experience in an administrative role
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Have the ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Ability to identify stakeholders’ needs quickly and deal with queries
  • Reliability, tact, diplomacy, confidentiality and sensitivity are paramount to this post
  • Work as part of a team or on your own initiative
  • Be a hard worker

The successful applicant will be energetic and enthusiastic and enjoy working with 11-16-year-olds. You will enjoy nurturing young people to grow in confidence and flourish personally. You will share our inclusive values of “opportunity, diversity and success for all” and you will have a willingness to develop your own practice in line with our ethos of continuous improvement.

Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge is proud to celebrate its recent ‘Good’ Ofsted outcome. This is a fantastic reflection of just how far the school has come in recent years and recognises all the work done by our staff. It is also testament to the hard work, maturity and energy of our students, and the support of our parent community. We are a small school but with a big heart. Since joining the Maiden Erlegh Trust in 2018 the school has seen a marked change in its fortunes and is now known for its calm classrooms, strong focus on behaviour and well-developed teaching and learning.

What the school offers its staff

In return, you will be joining our supportive team of enthusiastic, optimistic and talented office team who have the support of an experienced leadership team.

Being part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust also offers a range of career opportunities across our schools. For our teaching team we offer a flexible CPD programme which staff can tailor to their own needs which includes coaching and training for new entrants to the profession and to support career returners.

We have a proven track record of supporting ambitious staff in to middle and senior leadership posts and can offer opportunities to broaden your impact on the sector through the work of the Maiden Erlegh Institute. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements, including part-time working and job-sharing.

To learn more about our school, visit our website www.maidenerleghchilternedge.co.uk.

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

Maiden Erlegh Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and staff. We are also committed to being ambitious for all and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check.

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 Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
395 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

11-16 secondary school in Sonning Common, part of Maiden Erlegh Trust

School location

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