3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    7 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    19 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Part time
19.5 hrs a week, term time only plus 1 week in school holidays (with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break) Monday, Thursday and Friday
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade 15 £18,562 - £18,933 pro rata
Actual salary
£8,341 - £8,508

Job summary

Operations Assistant
Start: as soon as possible
19.5 hrs a week, term time only plus 1 week in school holidays
(with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break)
Permanent Contract
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Grade 15 £18,562 - £18,933 per annum pro rata
Actual Starting Salary £8,341 - £8,508

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Operations Assistant to join us and be involved in the daily administration and smooth running of the school operation. The ideal candidate will have excellent administration and organisational skills and be reliable, patient, discreet with an excellent telephone manner. You must be friendly, professional and approachable. You will have experience of working in a busy environment, with the ability to handle many tasks at the same time.

Candidates will need to demonstrate:

• Proven administrative and financial experience working in an office, or school environment
• Excellent communication skills
• The ability to plan, organise and respond to changing priorities in a fast-moving environment
• Problem solving skills; use of initiative and taking decisions
• Flexibility, teamwork
• Commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times
• Commitment to promoting the ethos and values of the school and getting the best outcomes for all pupils

As a member of the Wessex Learning Trust, we work collaboratively and believe in empowering our staff to grow and take the lead. Across all our schools, we work together, share staff – and share expertise.

To apply for this position, please complete a support staff application form, (available on
our website), together with a letter of application for the attention of the Business Manager, Mrs Val Jones . Your letter should be no more than two pages of A4, detailing your experience to date and why you are the best candidate for the position. Completed applications should be returned by email to office@wedmorefirstschool.org.uk or by post to the school for the attention of Mrs Val Jones.

Closing Date: Tuesday 7th December 2021
Interview Date: Friday 10th December 2021

The Wessex Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding young people and promoting the welfare of children, and all staff appointed will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 9
Education phase
School size
168 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 9

About Wedmore First School Academy

We are a caring school where all are valued, cared for and encouraged to achieve in every way.

At Wedmore First School Academy we are committed to working together, valuing each child as a whole and developing our children's curiosity and enthusiasm for learning through an exciting and innovative curriculum. We strive to encourage every pupil to develop their confidence and potential. Our wish is to provide children with a firm foundation in preparation for life's challenges and to take away happy memories of their early years with us "

School location

Blackford Road, Wedmore, Somerset, BS28 4BS

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