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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    13 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

H4 Spine Point 6 (£23,893 FTE)

HR & Finance Administrator job summary

Working Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: One Year Fixed Term Contract, subject to review.

Payscale: H4 Spine Point 6 (£23,893 FTE)

Responsible to: Office Lead

Start Date: April 2024

Working Hours: 20 hours per week, 38 weeks term time + 2 INSET days (192 days in total).

Our school vision and Christian ethos of ‘Growing Together in Love and Respect’ means that you could be part of something very special in the heart of Watford and make a real difference to the local community. We currently have a vacancy for a HR & Finance Administrator and are looking for the right person to join our school team. This is a new post to provide support to our HR & Finance department.

At St John’s Church of England Primary School, we believe that happy staff equal happy, engaged children. Are you experienced at working in a school office? Are you determined to make a difference to children's lives? If so, we would love to hear from you.

We believe:

  • That the child is at the centre of all decisions we make

  • In developing a love of learning across the whole school to embrace all pupils, families and staff

  • In giving our staff the opportunities to develop and grow through CPD and a broad range of experiences

  • That staff wellbeing is central to delivering quality education

  • Growing children in the values offered by a Church of England school and being inclusive of children of Christian faith, multi-faith or no faith

We can offer:

  • Full support and an induction programme for all new staff with continued professional development

  • Happy and enthusiastic children who are keen to learn

  • The support of a friendly and dedicated team

  • A safe environment with a commitment to mental health where emotional wellbeing is promoted

  • A strong sense of community and family

  • Supportive families and governors

  • One day’s paid leave per academic year

Key areas of work will be to:

  • Provide administrative support in HR matters including recruitment and liaison with the school’s HR provider.

  • Support the Finance Team in relation to school finances

  • Support the smooth running of the office and ensure continuity at times of business/software/IT/communications interruptions

Our school vision and ethos means that you could be part of something very special in the heart of Watford. All our staff work in partnership to support the best outcomes for children and this involves a flexible approach.

Please note: We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of any vacancy when a suitable number of applications have been received. Candidates are therefore recommended to submit their application as soon as possible.

Applications will close at 9am on Wednesday 13th March 2024 with interviews expected on Friday 15th March 2024

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 Watford St John's Church of England Primary School

School type
Free School, Church of England/Christian, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
346 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Inclusive Church of England Primary School - 'Growing Together in Love and Respect'.

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