19 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 July 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

H3 to H4

Attendance and Administration Champion job summary

Our experienced Head teacher and her supportive senior leadership team are looking for a Administration & Attendance Assistant to join the office team at Summerswood Primary School. This role is term time only working 25 hours per week.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Improve levels of attendance for all students.
  • Promote a positive attendance and punctuality culture at Summerswood Primary School.
  • To provide a reception service for all callers and visitors to the school.
  • To provide general administrative support.
  • Specific responsibilities include creation and maintenance of accurate and confidential records, and complying with data protection laws.

Summerswood Primary School is a large, two-form entry school with a modern building and fantastic grounds. More importantly we have amazing children and a team of staff who work hard to ensure that everyone learns to succeed. we are committed to children's excellence, being the best they can be and learning the skills they need to succeed. We know that the key to this is developing self confidence in learning and we do that through learning that is engaging and relevant and ensures enjoyment. We believe that everyone has the right to learn, whoever they are, whatever they can and can't yet do, and that together, we are stronger.

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged via the school office on 02089533139.

What we offer you:

  • A friendly, dedicated staff team who believe in teamwork and building positive relationships across the school and in the local community.
  • High quality development programme with induction programmes for all new staff.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities.

If you are interested in applying for the post, please see the Job Description/Person Specification. To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form, completing a full education and employment history since leaving school and indicating how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Job Description/Person Specification. You will also be required to complete and return a self-disclosure declaration with your application. Applications should be submitted via My New Term .

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted. References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview. In line with Keeping children safe in education 2023 online searches will be completed as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates, searching online content that is publicly available for inappropriate online content that may suggest that a shortlisted candidate may not be suitable to work with children, or that may harm the reputation of the school. If any issues of concern come up in online searches, shortlisted candidates will have an opportunity to address these at interview. An Enhanced DBS certificate will be required on provisional offer, including a check of the Children’s Barred List. Further vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping children safe in education 2023 will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment. Where applicable, if an applicant with a provisional offer of employment has lived and/or worked outside the UK, they will be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct.

Summerswood Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

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About Summerswood Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
352 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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