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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 22 hours per week, TTO + additional 6 days

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Maternity cover until 30th June 2025 or when the substantive post holder returns, whichever is sooner

Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Knowledge & Experience

Excellent administrative and organisational skills

Experience of using Microsoft Office, e.g. Excel, Word or Google workspace

Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills

Excellent telephone skills

Experience of dealing with the public through the telephone and face to face contact

Good standard of spoken English

Experience within a school office and/or reception

Knowledge of SIMS and / or experience of using databases

Experience of managing a webpage, Facebook and/or social media

Experience of using various types of office equipment including photocopiers, laminators, scanners, binding machines

What the school offers its staff

The Trustees are seeking to appoint a Receptionist/Administrator for South Hylton Primary with effect from 1st September 2024.

The Laidlaw Schools Trust is a growing family of eight schools helping transform thousands of young lives in North East England. LST invests significantly in the training and development of all staff and is able to offer all staff a wide range of opportunities and benefits.

What we will offer:

  • A smaller than average primary school with a ‘village’ ethos catering for children aged 2-11 years
  • Children who are well-motivated and have an extremely positive attitude to learning
  • A commitment to continuous learning and improvement
  • Highly supportive and motivated staff
  • A school which is well-supported by governors and parents
  • The benefits of being a partner in the Laidlaw Schools Multi Academy Trust and ability to work across Sunderland schools.

The appointed candidate will join a successful MAT where all Academies support each other to the benefit of our pupils and their families. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Careers section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website https://www.laidlawschoolstrust.co.uk/72/vacancies. Interested candidates are welcome to tour the school, please contact Elaine Robinson, School Business Manager on 0191 563 4180 or admin@southhylton.org.uk to arrange a visit. If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Elaine Robinson, School Business Manager on 0191 563 4180 or admin@southhylton.org.uk

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.

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About South Hylton Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
263 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0191 563 4180

1. To provide children with a happy, healthy, caring, and safe environment in which to grow and learn.

2. To ensure the highest quality teaching, curriculum, nurture and support allows all children to thrive and reach their full potential.

3. To effectively deliver the full breadth of the National Curriculum with emphasis on the basic skills of literacy, numeracy and ICT.

4. To provide rich learning experiences which reflect real life and encourage curiosity, independence and a life long love of learning.

5. To promote an attitude of care, tolerance, trust and respect among our children, within the school and within the local and wider, global community.

6. To develop positive self-image, self-motivation, self-discipline and confidence in all of our children.

7. To secure a purposeful partnership between school, the home and the community.

8. To ensure strong, and approachable leadership which communicates a clear vision to the whole school community.

Arranging a visit to South Hylton Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email elaine.robinson@southhylton.org.uk.

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