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  • Start date details

    ASAP following safer recruitment checks

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Thursday 08:30 to 16:30 and 08:30 to 16:00 on a Friday 37 hours per week working term time plus 3 additional which will include two weeks in summer and one additional week during the course of the school academic year insets and staff twilights.

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 4 £21,575 to £22,777 ( Pay Award Pending )

What skills and experience we're looking for

To succeed in this role, the successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, motivated, friendly and well-organised individual who is able to work effectively with a range of colleagues as well as self-manage their own tasks and workload.

The successful candidate will have suitable experience working within an administrative environment, preferably in a school administration office. The person appointed will make a significant contribution to the smooth running of this important area of school operations and will be supported by the school School Operations & Facilities Assistant and wider team.

The successful candidate will be hardworking, honest, dependable and self-motivated in order to uphold the ethos, aims and values of the School and Trust.

The role will involve:

  • Being the first line respondent for whole school general enquiries;
  • Providing administrative support across the whole of the school;
  • Responding to community, parent/carer, teacher and pupil enquiries;
  • Undertaking organisation and administration for school trips and residentials;
  • Designing and create a range of letters, documents and posters using Microsoft products;
  • Updating school databases as required using school-based systems such as Arbor MIS, Class Dojo, Parent Pay, Parago and Iris Financials;
  • Assisting with school events;
  • Liaising with staff, outside agencies, parents and other schools as appropriate.

What the school offers its staff

What can we offer you?

  • A generous annual leave entitlement;
  • Access to either the Local Government or the Teacher Pension Scheme;
  • Competitive pay, reward and benefits;
  • A committed Voluntary Living Wage employer;
  • Trust-wide enrolment to a CFAT well-being package including Simply Health pre-paid cover for a wide range of everyday healthcare treatments;
  • Access to a range of Local, National and International career opportunities;
  • Additional staff leave benefits to those in place nationally;
  • Leading Apprenticeship scheme with a generous starting salary;
  • In-house Graduate teacher training scheme with routes into the exciting and rewarding world of teaching at primary and secondary levels;

Further details about the role

We're looking for you if you have:

  • A good standard of education;
  • The ability to effectively manage your own time and prioritise work in a demanding environment;
  • High level communication abilities and excellent IT skills in a range of software applications;
  • Key attributes include a friendly, yet professional manner, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • The ability to work effectively and positively within a team

Commitment to safeguarding

Community First Academy Trust are committed to rigorous safeguarding procedures and consistently promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosures. Any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced criminal record with barred list through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), medical clearance, references and verification of your qualifications satisfactory to the Trust.

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About Platt Bridge Community School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
485 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01942 487999

Our school consists of like-minded individuals who focus relentlessly on their core purpose to advance education for public benefit.

Our charitable school trust has one single legal and moral purpose: to advance education in the public interest.

We believe that school trusts create the conditions for deep collaboration among teachers and leaders to improve the quality of education.

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