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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    18 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£13,684.00 Annually (Actual) Kent Range 4 - £13,684 (£23,338 FTE)

Office Administrator / Receptionist job summary

Post Title: Office Administrator / Receptionist

School: Manor Community Primary School

Contract Type: Permanent

Contract Hours: 25 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Term time only)

Working Pattern: 11.30 am – 4.30 pm Monday to Friday

Grade: KR4

Salary: Actual Salary £13,684 (FTE £23,338)

Position Start Date: ASAP

Advert Closing Date (We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date): 17th April 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Manor Community Primary School

At Manor Community Primary School, we firmly believe that every child should have the opportunity to reach their full academic potential and understand that hard work and determination are the key to success in life.

Our ethos is that a happy child is a successful child, and we provide a safe, stimulating environment where all children thrive. Our unique curriculum creates leaners who are motivated and resilient, whilst instilling a lifelong love of learning.

We work in close partnership with our parents to ensure we do all we can to promote and establish strong, respectful relationships that enhance the outcomes for all children and their families. All children have dreams and aspirations, and we work hard to guide them to be the best they can be.

For further information about the school, please visit www.manor.kent.sch.uk

We are looking to appoint a hardworking Office Administrator / Receptionist who is approachable and able to provide a warm welcome to our parents, children, staff and visitors.

The successful candidate will:

Be a team player with a welcoming, friendly, caring personality and a sense of humour

Have strong communication skills, both written and oral

Have strong IT skills including excellent typing skills and knowledge of relevant computer software

Be able to multi-task and prioritise showing their organisational skills

Have a good level of education, including GCSE English and Maths

The successful candidate will provide a warm welcome to every member of Manor Community Primary School’s community either on the phone, in writing or in person. They will be expected to provide support to the rest of the school as part of an effective office team.

Ideally the successful candidate should have previous experience of working within a school environment. The candidate must be able to prioritise their workload within a busy office environment whilst maintaining a good sense of humour and remaining enthusiastic and flexible.

Appropriate support and professional development are provided. A First Aid qualification would be advantageous.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more information.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the school office on 01322 383314.

We offer:

Local Government Pension Scheme

27 days Annual Leave (rising to 29 after 5 years’ service) plus bank holiday entitlement (pro-rata for part-time)

Employee support services.

Effective CPD opportunities

Collaborative working with other schools

Excellent ICT facilities

Opportunities for flexible working

Cygnus Academies Trust

Manor Community Primary School is part of Cygnus Academies Trust who are a group of friendly, like-minded schools, working together in the best interest of all our children. Driven by a desire to collaborate at every level, with an emphasis on staff development and opportunities for all. Cygnus Academies Trust schools really are a fantastic place to work and learn.

Our approach is to allow all schools to retain and celebrate their uniqueness. While ensuring; great teaching and learning, strong leadership and management, effective local governance, curriculum expertise, visionary business and financial management.

For further information about the Trust, please visit www.cygnus.org.uk

Safer Recruitment

Cygnus Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. In line with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs will not be accepted, and you are required to complete the application in full giving details of all employment, training and gaps in employment. Cygnus Academies Trust reserves the right to reject incomplete application forms and any consistencies or anomalies will be explored at, or prior to, interview. Any offer of employment is subject to pre-employment checks including a satisfactory ‘Enhanced with Barred List Check’ through the Disclosure and Barring Service. We will require two satisfactory references; one of which must be your line manager in your present or most recent employment. References will be requested prior to interview so please ensure that your referees are available to provide a reference.

Equal Opportunities

Cygnus Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer committed to diversity and inclusion who welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. All people who work and study at our Trust have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Additional Information

- References will be requested for shortlisted applicants prior to interview.

- Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete and return a Self-Disclosure form prior to interview.

- Online Searches will be carried out on shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any concerns will be discussed with candidates at interview.

- Further vetting checks including an enhanced DBS, incorporating a check of the Children’s Barred List, will be undertaken on provisional offer.

- The Child Protection Policy can be found on the school website.

- The Employment of Ex-Offenders Policy can be found on the Trust website

This post is a customer-facing position and falls within the scope of the Code of Practice on English Language Requirement for Public Sector Workers. The school has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

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)
medical
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.

This job post has expired.

About Manor Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
670 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

At Manor Community Primary School, we firmly believe that every child should have the opportunity to reach their full academic potential and understand that hard work and determination are the key to success in life.

Our ethos is that a happy child is a successful child, and we provide a safe, stimulating environment where all children thrive. Our unique curriculum creates leaners who are motivated and resilient, whilst instilling a lifelong love of learning.

We work in close partnership with our parents to ensure we do all we can to promote and establish strong, respectful relationships that enhance the outcomes for all children and their families. All children have dreams and aspirations, and we work hard to guide them to be the best they can be.

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