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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Salary: Support Staff Pay Scale H: £30,267 to £32,030 pro-rata per annum (£32,076 - £33,945 per annum full time/full year equivalent)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualifications: ● Good level of education including GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a relevant discipline, or equivalent experience ● Educated to degree level, or equivalent

Experience: ● Strong experience of excellent administration and organisational skills including diary management ● The ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from peers and management ● The ability to work calmly under pressure, and with a ‘can-do’ approach ● Sound experience of development, management and operation of organisational and administrative procedures ● Experience of problem solving and of dealing with, and prioritising, a wide range of day to day tasks ● Experience of dealing with confidential information

Skills, Knowledge: ● Ability to work unsupervised, using initiative, to prioritise, multi-task and be flexible ● Ability to meet tight deadlines by effective planning and time management ● A high level of spoken and written English in dealing with a wide range of visitors/stakeholders and excellent proofreading skills ● Ability to communicate at all levels, in a professional manner, ● over the telephone and face to face ● Ability to build good working relationships with teaching staff and build and retain the confidence of the Senior Leadership Team in managing day to day events on their behalf ● Ability to build good working relationships with a range of external stakeholders and to be able to deal with difficult, often unexpected, situations, as and when they arise in a calm and effective manner ● A high degree of computer literacy including the ability to use all ● G-Suite software (eg Google sheets / docs / slides) ● Ability to work constructively and flexibly as a part of the wider team, but specifically to support the Senior Leadership Team in their day to day needs ● Proactive and flexible approach with ability to embrace a fast-paced changing environment ● Ability to work with tact and diplomacy ● Displays commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people ● An understanding of the education context

What the school offers its staff

The Inspiration Trust offers all staff a range of benefits via our ‘my lifestyle' portal. All eligible staff will have access to a range of benefits from salary sacrifice schemes and employee discounts.

Commitment to safeguarding

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and all staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks. You will be required to provide references and undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About Inspiration Trust

Multi-academy trust

We are part of the Inspiration Trust, twice ranked as the country’s top family of comprehensive schools for pupil progress, and strongly believe in the importance of giving the widest educational opportunities to all young people, regardless of their background. We have strong networks across the Trust, with opportunities to work with a diverse range of schools and partners. We are committed to offering excellent professional and learning opportunities for our staff, with a busy programme of continuing professional development courses delivered by some of the country’s best educational thinkers and practitioners.

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