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  • Job start date

    27 August 2024

  • Closing date

    9 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Working pattern

Full time, term time: Permanent | Term time + one week | 35 hours per week | 8:00am to 4.00pm - Plus 3 Parents Evening Till 7pm

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

NJC Scale 3 (SCP 5-6) Pro-rata (actual salary £25,293 - £25,675)

Pay scale

NJC Scale 3 (SCP 5-6)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Following significant growth in our school, we are looking to add an experienced Reception Administrator to our Business and Administration Team - supporting a fast paced, dynamic and innovative school. You will have knowledge and understanding of working in school or have had responsibility in a similar role.

Phoenix School is a well-established, over-subscribed, Outstanding (Ofsted 2024) special school for students aged 3-19 with severe language and communication difficulties including autism. The school offers a unique service to the children of Tower Hamlets. We are an award-winning school and accredited through the National Autistic Society; praised for our creative approach to working with children with autism. Phoenix was awarded a commendation for its excellent work across the school.

As one of the largest special schools in the country, we have over 500 students based over three sites and two satellite sites based within a local primary and secondary school. Our Outreach Service supports over 800 pupils in mainstream settings. We established and work closely with Phoenix College, a provision for students aged 19+ and with Phoenix Sylhet - a recent project to develop a model special school in Sylhet, Bangladesh.

What the school offers its staff

As a Reception Administrator, the role will support:

  • To oversee the school reception and support the school with a range of administration and reception task;
  • To support with the administration and supporting of events, interviews and hospitality;
  • To liaise with parents, the local authority and any other outside agencies;
  • To accurately maintain and oversee the school diary, to include events, minibus booking and professional meetings;
  • To maintain pupils’ records ensuring that staff, parents, internal and external agencies are provided with relevant information;
  • To support with the administration and organisation of school office;

If you feel you have the skills, experience and drive to take on this role and become a member of our team and school, we would very much like to hear from you. The successful candidate is expected to start 27th August 2024. Due to the nature of this role, there is no flexibility to change the times for this role. New appointments are expected to join on the minimum of the pay band.

Further details about the role

How to apply:

The application form can be found on the school website www.phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk and TES

Please return completed application form to: recruitment@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk

Closing date: 9am, 9th July 2024 | Shortlisting: 10th July 2024 | Interviews and assessment: w/c 15th July 2024

If you would like to discuss the post or visit, please contact

Mohammad Islam, Deputy SBM: Mohammad.Islam@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk

The Governing Body of the school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and staff. The Executive Headteacher must ensure that the highest priority is given to following all safeguarding guidance and regulations. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS clearance. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Governing Body of the school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and staff. The Executive Headteacher must ensure that the highest priority is given to following all safeguarding guidance and regulations. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS clearance. All of the school's Safeguarding and Child Protection policies are available on the school's website. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.​

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About Phoenix School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
507 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number
02089804740

Special School for children with Autism

Arranging a visit to Phoenix School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Mohammad.Islam@phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk.

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