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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    7 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£16,014.00 - £17,268.00 Annually (Actual) Term time only (39 weeks)

Clerical Assistant job summary

We are seeking an enthusiastic Clerical Assistant to join our team. Thispost will be term time only plus 5 training days. This is a busy and variedrole, primarily to support both the Office and IT teams. We are looking for anoutstanding candidate to join our happy, thriving and successful primaryschool

We are looking for a Clerical Assistant to join our Maidenhall family! You key focus will be to work with our children with additional needs, their families and our staff to help our pupils thrive.

This is a real opportunity to make a difference in our children’s lives! Our reward is their excited response to everything from trips and visits to spending a night camping on the school field! “Pupils rise to the challenge of teachers’ high expectations. They do this with pride and gratitude. From the moment pupils start school, they are excited to learn new things.” Ofsted 2021.

Maidenhall is a 3-4 form entry school serving a multicultural but predominantly South Asian community in the centre of Luton. The Senior and Middle Leadership Teams have a good blend of experience and a willingness to go the extra mile. The budget is healthy and the school is well resourced. The local Area Partnership of schools is particularly strong and supportive, as is the Governing Body.

The successful candidate will understand what we do well but have the insight and confidence to bring fresh ideas to build on these strengths. They will expand on the excellent foundations which are already in place and accelerate our journey to becoming an outstanding school. They will also recognise the importance of balancing the well being of the children and staff with the desire to achieve the best outcomes for all.

Give the highest priority to the quality of education by ensuring that all children including those with additional needs benefit from the highest standard of teaching which helps to prepare them for an ever-changing world.

Have the vision, passion and enthusiasm to motivate and inspire children and staff to reach their full potential.

Are able to build a strong rapport with children, parents, staff, governors and the wider community.

Have personal and professional integrity and are visible and approachable with the resilience to meet the day to day challenges of this role.

We can offer you the following:

A positive, caring ethos with children and learning at the heart of all we do.

Happy, well behaved children who are enthusiastic, motivated and engaged learners.

Talented, friendly and supportive staff.

A commitment to high quality professional development.

Good relationships with parents, carers and the wider community.

First-rate facilities including 2 large halls with dedicated changing rooms, 2 libraries, outdoor play spaces, a field and a good sized car park with designated parking.

Air conditioning in all classrooms as standard to make a better learning environment for both staff and children..

Excellent IT infrastructure.

A good CPD programme aimed at all staff levels.

We are seeking to appoint a creative, energetic and enthusiastic Clerical Assistant to join our hard working and dedicated staff at Maidenhall Primary School.

You must be innovative, friendly and a strong team player who loves spending time with children.

Someone who is enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team

Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills

A confident and clear communicator

Someone who pays attention to detail, a friendly and professionalmanner and the ability to work to deadlines

A logical thinker with the ability to forward plan

Excellent verbal and written skills through diplomacy, tact andempathy

Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Shabana UlHaq, our HR Administrator, to arrange a visit. For further information and an application pack,

please visit our websiteMaidenhall Primary School - Vacancies

Closing date: Thursday 7th December 2023

Interview week commencing: Monday 11th December 2023

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 Maidenhall Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
681 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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