Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 November 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    22 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Will consider full time, term time
37 hours per week, term time plus development days plus 1 additional week
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Kent Range 8 - £26,205 - £29,885 per annum
Actual salary
Pro rata salary £23,117 - £26,364 per annum

Job summary

Leadership Support Officer

Kent Range 8 - £26,205 - £29,885 per annum (pro rata £23,117 - £26,364 per annum)

37 hours per week (7:30am-4:00pm Monday to Thursday, 7:30am-3:30pm on Friday)

Term Time + Development Days + 1 additional week (40 weeks)

Required to start January 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a candidate of exceptional ability to join our administration team in this over-subscribed and successful Church of England school.

You will act as the first point of contact for staff reporting absence, keep up-to-date records and support the Head of School with absence management (in liaison with HR). You will manage the day-to-day cover for the short-term absence of teaching staff, manage/maintain the school calendar, book, arrange and record staff CPD, and support with the arrangements for school events, including school trips, parent interviews, open day and results days. You will also act as the first point of contact for the Leadership Team, filter mail and telephone calls, provide hospitality for their visitors, organise meetings, prepare meeting papers, take meeting minutes and assist with other administrative duties as required.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills to develop a good relationship with pupils, parents, staff and visitors. Experience of working within a school/college/office environment and experience of using a Management Information System (e.g. SIMS) would be an advantage.
Saint George's Church of England school is part of the Aletheia Anglican Academies Trust and has an existing reputation for high quality education with a relentless focus upon high expectations and aspirations. We are a friendly, dynamic and innovative school and pride ourselves on our commitment to ensuring student progress through high quality teaching and learning provision for all. The successful applicant will share these values and play an active part in delivering on this commitment.
We would love to hear from you if you:
• want to work in a supportive and caring environment
• are committed to enabling every student to achieve the very best they can

Please download a vacancy pack and application form below and return your application by e-mail to Elise Batcheldor, HR & Administration Officer at batcheldore@sgsce.co.uk .

Closing Date: Monday 29th November 2021 at 12 noon.

Interview Date: To be confirmed.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier should we receive an overwhelming response.

Saint George’s Church of England School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and governors to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks where applicable. Our policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders can be found on our website. All new employees, volunteers and governors will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Applying for the job

Please download a vacancy pack and application form from the school website and return your application by e-mail to Elise Batcheldor, HR & Administration Officer at batcheldore@sgsce.co.uk .

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 18
Education phase
Primary, Middle, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1234 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18

About Saint George's Church of England School

Saint George's Church of England School is a popular wide ability school for boys and girls. It is located in pleasant green fields and is within easy reach of the A2/M2 motorway with excellent transport links to London. In 2016 it was the most oversubscribed high school in Kent.

Saint George’s Church of England School converted to Academy status in November 2011 and is a founder member of the Aletheia Anglican Academies Trust formed in December 2014.

The school underwent a section 8 inspection (February 2017) and was considered to have remained 'Good' overall with 'Outstanding' for Leadership and Management; continued improvement since the last inspection was also recognised. I recommend it to you as a friendly community, where an energetic, willing, supportive staff work enthusiastically and collaboratively to enable students to excel.

We are delighted that we have been able to expand our age range to open a new primary department on site, making Saint George's an all through school from 4-18 from September 2019.

Saint George’s Church of England School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and governors to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks where applicable. All new employees, volunteers and governors will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

School location

Meadow Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 7LS

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