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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Working pattern

Full time, term time: 37 hours a week working Monday to Friday, 40 weeks per year

Contract type


Pay scale

Salary: Grade 5 starting scale £23,893 raising to £25979, actual salary for 37hours per week/40 weeks per year £21,144 to £23,510

What skills and experience we're looking for

We wish to appoint a highly motivated candidate to join and lead our school office administration team. You will be responsible for the day to day management of the school office, developing and continually improving the services provided by the administration team.

The successful candidate will need to be:

  • Reliable, professional and flexible.
  • A good communicator, friendly and professional in their interactions with colleagues and front of house.
  • Able to organise and prioritise work including leading and motivating staff.
  • Have good IT skills, using Word, Excel, e-mail and the ability to learn new software systems. Understand confidentiality, including GDPR

What the school offers its staff

Paid public holidays and 5 weeks paid annual leave (rising to 6 weeks after 5 years continuous service). Paid sick leave in accordance with length of service

Access to the Cheshire Pension Fund (a Local Government Pension Scheme) with a very generous employer’ contribution rate

Access to the Working Rewards Scheme which is our employee benefits package which provides a range of benefits including salary sacrifice schemes such as childcare vouchers, bicycles, technology and mobile phones. There are also a wide range of discounts available on shopping, holidays and entertainment. The scheme also features access to Brio Leisure's Workfit scheme which has a range of facilities across the Cheshire West and Chester area.

Access to a free enhanced Employee Assistance Programme

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Apply for the job by following the link below

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About Weaverham High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
Up to 1175 pupils
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01606 852120

Our vision is clear, we want Weaverham High School to be a vibrant, thriving and successful school where every member of our community feels valued, safe and supported to ensure they surpass their potential. We celebrate uniqueness and see individuals. We understand that our pupils have hopes and dreams, challenges and barriers and it is our privilege to celebrate their worth and their potential. We want every child to enjoy their own journey of discovery, acquire a thirst for knowledge, creativity and imagination and develop a love for their learning. We want pupils to leave our school not just with qualifications showing their academic success, but also with the capacity to think clearly and deeply, a desire to act with integrity and to show kindness and empathy to others, and with the character and leadership experience they need to thrive in the world. We will work tirelessly to ensure individual barriers are overcome so pupils are challenged and supported in equal measure. Our desire is to nurture talent, ability and ambition with energy, creativity, determination, relentless kindness and high expectations. When we combine such a desire with our ethos of Safe.Ready.Respect you will thrive in our care. 

We have a clear and ambitious vision for school improvement that is woven into the 6 strands that define the Weaverham offer. This offer is underpinned by an’ Ethic Of Excellence’ 5, where the following principles guide our strategy to ensure we are the best we can be:

Study examples of excellence
Build a culture of critique (be kind, be specific, be helpful/listen, reflect, review)
Require multiple revisions
Provide opportunities for public presentation

Arranging a visit to Weaverham High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@weaverhamhighschool.com.

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