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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance
  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: Weeks: 30 Hours per week, Term Time + INSET DAYS

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - September 2024 to July 2025

Actual salary

£15,786 - £16,047 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a passionate, energetic and experienced First Aider and School Administrator to provide maternity cover from September 2024 to July 2025. This varied and exciting role will involve dealing with our student’s and staff welfare and medical emergencies around the site and completing a variety of administrative tasks. If you are a reliable and experienced office administrator, hold a relevant First Aid qualification (or are willing to retrain) with a passion for helping students and staff, then we would be excited to hear from you.

This is a truly exceptional opportunity for a talented colleague.

We are looking for an outstanding individual who will relish the opportunity to:

  • Assess and have oversight of the medical and welfare needs of students and staff.
  • Administer immediate first aid to those who are ill or injured and those arising from specific hazards at school.
  • Conduct quality control checks of first aid supplies, replenishing items to maintain required levels.
  • Offer comprehensive office administration support to the school team.
  • Maintain records and reports, including those for statutory requirements.

You are likely to be someone who:

  • Enjoys working with people, is confident and self-assured.
  • Holds a relevant First Aid qualification and enjoys working in a hands-on capacity.
  • Is ambitious for our students and thrives in an aspirational culture.
  • Has excellent office administration skills, using Microsoft packages, SIMS and Outlook and can multi-task.
  • Will embrace our highly supportive, professional approach to school improvement.

What the school offers its staff

Wadham School can offer you:

  • The chance to be a part of an exciting educational journey alongside highly regarding professionals.
  • Hours that could suit a good working balance, with a term time only post providing maternity cover.
  • The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues and wonderful young people and their families with a strong and supportive leadership, who place value on learning beyond the classroom.
  • Access to training to develop your CPD through TES Educare.

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 Wadham School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
805 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Are you looking to work in a Good school (Ofsted, June 2019) with a community working together for the best possible outcomes for young people?

Wadham School is friendly, vibrant and forward looking. It is an exciting time at Wadham School. We strive to be a school which uses an evidence based approach to teaching and an ethos and drive for the school to be much more than just learning in lessons. A varied programme of extra-curricular activities and house competitions provides an exciting opportunity for staff to be involved in the wider school community. At our core is an aim, through everything that we do, to develop a sense of hope, a hope which will encourage and support students in becoming the best that they can be.

The school serves a beautiful area of South Somerset with excellent links to the wider South West, Bristol and Bath and direct train links to London from Crewkerne itself and Taunton.
If the above gives you a picture of a community that you would be excited to be part of then the students and staff at Wadham School invite your application and would love to meet you.

Arranging a visit to Wadham School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@wadhamschool.co.uk.

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