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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    5 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: Working 32.5 hours per week over 38 weeks (excluding attendance on INSET days)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Staffordshire NJC Grade 3, sp 3 to 4 / Full time Equivalent Salary £20,812 to £21,189 per annum (pro-rata)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Would you relish the exciting opportunity to join our team on a journey towards being an outstanding Academy?

We are seeking to appoint a reliable, organised enthusiastic and highly motivated Receptionist & Admin Assistant.

A positive and flexible approach with a customer service background and knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential. You would be joining a team who work hard to provide quality finance/administrative support across the school.

You will provide a professional and efficient customer service whilst ensuring safeguarding procedures are adhered to. You will contribute to the maintenance of school information databases and filing systems relating to pupils ensuring records are accurate and up to date while providing general administrative support. You will build positive relationships with children, parents, staff and the wider community. Sensitive issues will be dealt with professionalism while ensuring confidentiality is observed at all times.

The successful candidate must:

  • NVQ 2 Business and Administration or equivalent qualification or relevant experience,
  • Have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills,
  • be flexible and reliable with a caring nature,
  • have good knowledge of Microsoft Office and MIS,
  • demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail,
  • be able to work as part of a successful, hardworking and dedicated team.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a team player who has a keen eye for detail, good organisational skills and be able to work under pressure using own initiative.

This is a unique opportunity to join a diligent, fast-paced and dynamic team and we look forward in receiving your application.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer:

  • an extremely supportive, friendly team and a modern, well-resourced work environment,
  • high expectations of pupil behaviour and achievement,
  • a commitment to wellbeing and a chance to be a part of a driven, skilled, and dedicated team.
  • membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme,
  • high quality Continuous Professional Development,
  • free and confidential access to REACh2’s Employment Assistant programme manned by qualified counsellors 24 hours / 7 days per week,
  • a rewarding job where no two days are the same.

This is an exciting opportunity, and we look forward to receiving your application.

Visits to the school are available, please email recruitment@scientia-academy.org.uk to arrange a suitable time.

Further details about the role

The Application

You are invited to submit an application form to Marion Chimenes, School Business Manager, recruitment@scientia-academy.org.uk .

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

In accordance with our Safeguarding Policy the successful candidate will be required to have an enhanced DBS check.

The application process and timetable

Application deadline: Sunday 5th February 2023

Interviews: Week beginning 13th February 2023

Salary: Staffordshire NJC Grade 3 SCP 3 to 4 / Full time Equivalent Salary £20,812 to £21,189 per annum (pro-rata)

Start date: As soon as possible

The candidates selected for interview will be informed after shortlisting and full details of the interview programme will be provided.

Commitment to safeguarding

At REAch2 we recognise that those who work in an academy are in a unique position in their care of children. The responsibility for all staff to safeguard pupils and promote their welfare, as stated in Section 175 of the Education Act (2002) is one that is central to our ethos, our policies and our actions. All children are deserving of the highest levels of care and safeguarding, regardless of their individual characteristics or circumstances, and we are committed to applying our policies to ensure effective levels of safeguarding and care are afforded to all our pupils.

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About Scientia Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
460 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Scientia Academy is a purpose built primary school for children aged 3 to 11 years old. The school opened in 2013 and has continued to grow year on year.

We are now a popular, over-subscribed school, with a thriving nursery which offers 30 hour provision for working parents. We offer Wrap Around Care with a busy Breakfast and Afterschool Club.

The aim of Scientia Academy is to raise standards of achievement by providing a secure, caring and stimulating environment in which children are enabled to become independent, responsible and enthusiastic learners.

The provision of equal opportunities, effective planning, teaching and assessment is intended to encourage all individuals to have high expectations and to recognise their own successes and improvements.

We are very proud of the social and cultural diversity of our school. The children and staff come from a variety of different countries and we aim to celebrate the richness that this brings to the school. This diversity is reflected in our curriculum, our policies and procedures and our school environment.

Arranging a visit to Scientia Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@scientia-academy.org.uk.

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