• Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    10 May 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    30 April 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
SCP 3 £18,562 FTE

Job summary

Start date: ASAP
Contract: Permanent, full time.
Hours: 37hrs per week 38 weeks per year
8:30-4:30 with 30mins unpaid break
Salary: SCP 3 £18,562 FTE
Closing date: Monday 10th May 2021

We have a vacancy for a Receptionist/Administration Assistant in our vibrant multicultural town school. This is an excellent opportunity for an existing or aspiring receptionist/administrator to join our dynamic team.
The main tasks will be meeting and greeting parents and visitors, dealing with pupil queries and being a friendly and welcoming face for everyone using the school. The post will cover a wide range of reception and administrative duties including dealing with enquiries from parents, carers and other stakeholders, both in person and on the telephone; receiving and distributing incoming goods; stock taking; assisting the general office; preparing correspondence to parents and carers; photocopying; organising school lunches; administering, when necessary, medicine to children; hosting; the collection of money and the completion of records.
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and innovative with excellent interpersonal skills and good standards of numeracy and literacy. Experience of using Microsoft word and excel would be an advantage as would any prior experience of SIMS, but training will be given. You will be willing to gain a First Aid qualification and undergo any training deemed necessary for your role. If you can cope with changing priorities and greet constant interruptions with a smile, then this may be the job for you.
As part of the EMAT we can provide a network of professional colleagues who are supportive, friendly, and experienced. We offer a proactive forward thinking and exciting journey where everyone deserves to be the best they can be. EMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, refences and other checks.
School visits are welcomed, and interview date is to be confirmed

“Every child deserves to be the best they can be.”

If you have any questions regarding this role, please call Lorna Stockwell on 07500 559281 or email recruitment@emat.uk

EMAT has the right to withdraw this advert before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found
EMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
493 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
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Contact email
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About Castle Academy

Castle Academy is a town centre school with pupil progress and achievement for all at the heart of its vision. We have happy, welcoming children who are keen to learn. friendly, supportive dedicated staff team rich vibrant curriculum excellent facilities. As part East Midlands Trust we can provide network professional colleagues supportive, friendly experienced. offer proactive, forward thinking exciting journey where everyone deserves be best they Our aim simple, an outstanding education pupils in partnership Parents Governors. It our belief that each individual should receive terms knowledge, skills concepts relationships, developing ability challenge communicate as well supporting self-confidence self-belief. educate reach their full potential inclusive, happy secure environment

School location

St George's Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 2TR

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