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  • Start date details

    January/February (flexible to suit candidate)

  • Closing date

    7 December 2023 at 8am

  • Date listed

    17 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,380.00 - £19,703.00 Annually (Actual) Grade 4 (38 weeks per year, 37 hours per week)

School Administrative Assistant/Receptionist (Full Time) job summary

About the School

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to be part of an exceptional growing comprehensive school. As a member of The Swan’s team, you will help to build the foundations of an outstanding school from the ground up.

The Swan School is a free school which opened in September 2019 as part of the River Learning Trust (RLT). When fully subscribed it will have approximately 1200 students on the roll, of whom around 300 will be in the Sixth Form. Learning from the most successful approaches at the best schools, The Swan School provides a uniquely challenging and structured experience in a caring and disciplined environment. The ethos is academic; we regard an excellent academic education as the entitlement of all young people, no matter what their background or previous experiences of learning. Students will be inspired and nurtured, acquiring the knowledge and skills to think critically and creatively. They will learn to be confident, resilient and ambitious, and will have high expectations in terms of their own achievements and their contribution to wider society.

About the Role

As a school administrator / receptionist you will play a crucial role at the heart of the school. You will carry administrative duties to ensure the smooth and effective running of the school and be the first port of call for visitors and parents.

This is a full time role with the hours being 9am - 5pm (4.30pm on a Friday). This is a term time only role ie 38 weeks of the year.

The successful candidate will share our ambitions for our students, and be motivated to help our students and their families have the best experience of school. You will enjoy working in a busy environment, where no two days are the same. You will like working within a team, and feeling part of both our friendly admin team and the wider school staff. You will be confident with IT and keen to learn new skills as the school grows.

If you have any questions or would like to speak to someone about this post, please contact headteacher@theswanschool.org.uk or call us on 01865 416070 to arrange an appointment. Please contact us if you have any queries regarding the application process. Applications will be considered as they are submitted and interviews are likely to take place during the week starting 11th December.

Safeguarding

The River Learning Trust and The Swan School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role. This role includes regulated activity relevant to children and it is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. For further guidance for applicants click on this link List of offences that are not filtered

  • For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following link
  • The Swan School's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here

The Swan School is a free school managed by The River Learning Trust, which is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with a registered company number 7966500. Registered Office: c/o Gosford Hill School, Oxford Road, Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5 2NT

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)
medical
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 The Swan School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
862 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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