School Office Assistant at Windwhistle Primary School

Windwhistle Primary School, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, BS23 3TZ

5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    9 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

£6,222.22 - £6,346.58

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will:

  • produce well-presented and accurately typed documents
  • answer phone calls and provide advice as appropriate, taking messages for other members of staff
  • update computer data record systems
  • carry out general office duties and assist school staff as required
  • undertake reception duties, ensuring a welcoming environment, whilst maintaining the security of the premises
  • handle all incoming and outgoing mail
  • undertake filing, shredding and photocopying as required
  • Undertake any other tasks that are commensurate with the role and the grade.

What the school offers its staff

Our dedicated team of staff workvery hard to ensure that all of our pupils are ‘the best they can be’ and ensure that we provide a secure, safe and nurturing learning environment where everyone is valued as an individual and supported to be happy, enthusiastic and inquisitive learners. We strive to provide opportunities for success for all our pupils in every aspect of their development and are committed to providing an enriched curriculum, a range of extra-curricular activities and a focus on emotional wellbeing.We have fantastic facilities including a sports hall, an all-weather pitch, a computer suite, extensive grounds and a colourful library full of exciting and informative books.

Further details about the role

Join our wonderful office team at Windwhistle School who will support administrative processes within the school office. You will be responsible for undertaking clerical duties that support the operation and management of the school in a positive and effective way, maintaining confidentiality at all times. Training will be provided.

You will:

  • produce well-presented and accurately typed documents
  • answer phone calls and provide advice as appropriate, taking messages for other members of staff
  • update computer data record systems
  • carry out general office duties and assist school staff as required
  • undertake reception duties, ensuring a welcoming environment, whilst maintaining the security of the premises
  • handle all incoming and outgoing mail
  • undertake filing, shredding and photocopying as required
  • Undertake any other tasks that are commensurate with the role and the grade.

You will have:

  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in maths and English
  • Relevant experience of word processing and experience in the use of IT systems including school system training will be provided in Microsoft Office packages such as Word, Excel and Outlook

Investment in staff wellbeing and safeguarding training is a priority in our organisation to ensure we offer an excellent service.

Commitment to safeguarding

Windswhistle Primary School is part of Extend Learning Academies Network (ELAN) and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. We will be undertaking an appropriate online search for shortlisted candidates.

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About Windwhistle Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
370 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01934 629145

Arranging a visit to Windwhistle Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@windwhistle.extendlearning.org.

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