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  • Job start date

    15 April 2024

  • Closing date

    3 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,797.58 Annually (Actual) Salary shown above is pro rata, based on an Full Time Equivalent of £23,893 (Grade C1)

Maternity Cover Receptionist/Admin job summary

Job Details

Hours of Work: 37 Hours per week - 41 weeks per year

Position Type: Receptionist/Administrator - Maternity Cover

Salary: NJC Scale C, £23,893 per annum Full time equivalent

Glebe Farm School is part of the Inspiring Futures through Learning, Multi-Academy Trust, which comprises of fifteen schools across Milton Keynes and Corby. The Trust is committed to developing a family of schools whose purpose is to inspire the futures of us all through learning together.

We are embarking on the most exciting journey, opening an all-through school providing exceptional early years, primary and secondary education for children aged 4 – 16 years. Our doors opened to pupils for the first time in September 2022 and we will become the 'beating heart' of our community.

Our children and young people come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our colleagues. We aim to reflect and celebrate diversity in our workplace in order to create an inclusive culture that adds real value to our vision of inspiring the futures of us all through learning together.

We are looking for an experienced individual to join the team and assist with administrative tasks in the school office. This is an exciting role for someone looking for a new challenge. We are looking for someone who is positive, a team player and holds the interest of the school and children at the heart of everything they do.

Aim and main purpose of the job (including but not limited to)

To be an ambassador for the school when meeting parents and other visitors and to act as a first point of reference when people arrive.

Be the first point of contact for Glebe Farm School and answer telephone calls, emails, and general enquiries, confidently communicating information clearly and accurately, ensuring school procedures are followed.

Take appropriate action on own initiative, resolving minor matters, referring more serious matters to an appropriate member of staff.

Adhere to school procedures and ensure that staff or children receive messages promptly and accurately.

Ensure that signing-in procedures and Safeguarding procedures are strictly followed consistently followed ensuring all visitors and contractors can be identified by wearing clearly visible badges.

Receive and distribute in-year admission paperwork and be first point of contact with parents.

Sign in any late pupils and sign out pupils that are leaving the premises early. Ensure the authorisation for collection of children is adhered to.

Deal with post and parcels and take receipt of deliveries.

Receive medication brought in by parents, ensure it is documented and the teachers are aware.

Ensure that the office is secured at the end of the day and signs displayed. All confidential documents secured and area tidy.

The role will be primarily based at Glebe Farm School, Wavendon, Milton Keynes. www.glebfarmschool.co.uk

As part of the Inspiring Futures through Learning Multi Academy Trust, successful candidates will have full access to our staff benefits package, including a bespoke CPD package, enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave, Employee Assistance Programme, generous LGPS Pension. In addition, access to an Employee Benefits Scheme including discount on gym memberships, cinema tickets, retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and much more.

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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