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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,968 per annum FTE

Senior Office Administrator job summary

Mepal & Witcham CofE Primary School

Part of the Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust (DEMAT)

  is seeking to appoint a Part-Time

Senior Office Administrator

Payscale: (FTE £21,968 per year, approx. £16,504 Pro-rata)

32.5 Working hours, 39 working weeks per year

Commencing: As soon as possible

Mepal & Witcham CofE Primary School has an exciting opportunity for a committed Senior Office Administrator to join a vibrant team of enthusiastic, hardworking individuals. We would love you to take your place with us in this fantastic role!

About You

The ideal candidate will be an individual who:

      Has experience of working withchildren and families.

      is able to work calmly and problem solve under pressure.

      Is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

      Is enthusiastic, ambitious and serious about improving children’s life chances through education.

      Is highly organised, conscientious and able to set clear priorities when managing a busy workload.

      Can work cooperatively and communicate clearly with fellow colleagues, parents and pupils.

      Has a ‘can-do’ attitude and has the ability to use their initiative.

      Can work flexibly and professionally.

About Role

We are looking for an experienced Senior Office Administrator to join our team, working 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.  The purpose of this role is to fulfil the duties of a Senior Office Administrator, supporting the day-to-day operations of the school, assisting the Headteacher, and upholding effective channels of communication across all stakeholders. For further information about the role, please download the job description attached or visit our website: https://www.demat.org.uk/recruitment

About Us

AtMepal & Witcham CofE Primary School, we strive for all of our stakeholders to CARE about the holistic development of our pupils, especially the children’s personal development and scholarship. We have 8 core values that make up our CARE.

        Personal Development: Community; Appreciation; Respect; Empathy.

        Scholarship: Courage; Aspiration; Resilience; Excellence.

These act as the framework for which our school culture is built upon for all stakeholders. We have high expectations for our pupils and staff and would very much welcome committed and dedicated people to join our amazing team.

Mepal & Witcham CofE Primary School is part of the DEMAT family of schools who work in partnership towards the common goal of delivering an excellent education for our pupils and a supportive, enriching place to work for our staff.

DEMAT is a large multi-academy Trust which consists of 40 primary academies and approximately 7,000 pupils. Our primary focus as a Trust is to ensure that every child in our schools receives a world-class education through a knowledge-rich curriculum which values the arts as well as what may be perceived as more academic subjects. We are unapologetic about holding the highest expectations for our children, for their outcomes as well as their behaviour and personal development. DEMATs vision is to; To learn. To know. To lead out.  This sets out what we do as a Trust and how we work with our children to become confident within society and to develop as individuals.  This is encapsulated in the DEMAT Promise and underpinned by our values of Love, Community, Trust, Respect and AmbitionTo find out more about the Trust, please visit https://www.demat.org.uk/

If we sound like your perfect match, then we want to hear from you! In order to be considered please complete a full application on My New Term

If you choose to join us, our promise is to offer you: 

      Exceptional CPD with subject leadership and general network and buddying opportunities.

      Career progression opportunities internally and/or across a large number of DEMAT schools.

      A supportive work environment with a Trust that understands the importance of enhancing health and wellbeing at work with 24hour access to our Employee Assistant Programme

      A generous pension and annual leave entitlement

      Inclusive policies and practices

      Well-behaved and enthusiastic children.

      Strong links with the community and local church groups.

For more information, please download the job description attached or visit our website: www.mepalandwitcham.demat.org.uk  

Onsite visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged: to arrange an appointment please call 01353 778300 or email office@mepalwitcham.cambs.sc.uk 

Closing Date: 2 October 2023

(We reserve the right to close this advert early if we receive a suitable number of internal or external applications)

Interview Date: TBC

We would like to advise if you have not heard from us by 4 October 2023 then on this occasion you have not been successful in securing an interview, due to the large volume of applications it will not be possible to respond to every applicant.  We would like to thank you for your interest in working with us, and if you do not hear from us this time, please do not let this stop you applying for future advertisements.

Safer Recruitment

The Diocese of Ely Multi Academy Trust (DEMAT) is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants.  We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals can make best use of their skills, free from discrimination or harassment, and in which all decisions are based on merit. 

We do not discriminate against staff based on age, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religious or political belief or affiliation, trade union membership, gender, gender reassignment, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, disability, socio-economic background or any other inappropriate distinction or characteristic covered by the Equality Act 2010.

DEMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. Please be aware that all shortlisted candidates will have an online search conducted as part of DEMATs due diligence checks in line with KCSIE.

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About Mepal and Witcham Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
112 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School location

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