7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£25,573.00 Annually (Actual)

Senior Student Services Administrator job summary

Vacancy Details

St. Luke’s is a vibrant, thriving and rapidly improving specialist school in Swindon, providing education for secondary-aged children with social, emotional and mental health needs. We have small class sizes, of between 4-8 students – very different to a mainstream school – but our students are worth it – and we are committed to helping each of our students reach their full potential.

Our staff team are a tight, close-knit community who all look out for each other, and we like to have fun while we work, so a good sense of humour is important! This really is a fantastic opportunity for someone experience in working with children and young people with challenging behaviour, or those with transferable skills looking to develop their skills and experience with young people in school.

We couldn’t do what we do without our fantastic staff team, and we are looking for an experienced and organised School Administrator to join us as a Senior Student Services Officer, to lead and overlook the provision and development of student support services and relevant staff.

If you are looking for a role where you can continue your Administration career in a challenging and rewarding role within a Secondary School environment, then we want to hear from you. Come and join us on this exciting journey to help every student in our school reach their potential.

All About You

Do you have what it takes to join us? The Senior Student Services Officer we would like to join us will have:

  • NVQ 3 or Previous experience in an Administration role, ideally within a school.
  • GCSEs (Grade C and above) or equivalent in English and Maths.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook.
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills.
  • Experience in leading a team.

Why Work for us?

We think you will love working with us and here are some of the reasons why:

  • We are a welcoming and supportive school with strong values and a caring ethos.
  • Our staff are a hardworking team dedicated to helping children succeed.
  • Our children are engaged and eager to learn.
  • We have a supportive leadership team and wider school community.
  • As part of The White Horse Federation multi-academy trust, we benefit from their support, encouragement, shared resources and outstanding CPD opportunities.

Why not come and see for yourself? We would love to welcome you to our school and show you around so that you can better understand our school environment. Please get in touch with the school office to arrange.

The White Horse Federation is a large Multi-Academy Trust in South West and South East England, committed to providing the very best education for our students. We believe in empowering our staff to be the very best they can be, and that is why you will find a wide range of professional development opportunities available to you when you join us.

Benefits:

We believe in valuing our staff, and one of the ways we can do that is by offering a range of benefits to our staff:

  • Car Purchase Scheme
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Excellent Pension Scheme

Ready to Apply?

We hope we have done enough to give you a flavour of what it is like to work here. If you would like come and join us, then please apply today – we are looking forward to hearing from you.

Safeguarding Statement

The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this role, you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before an appointment is confirmed. Please note that references will be sought on shortlisted candidates before the interview.

The White Horse Federation values uniqueness and recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce. We value the contributions of all staff from a wide range of backgrounds and we are committed to building an inclusive workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. At The White Horse Federation, we believe that everyone should be treated with fairness and respect and share a commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at all of our schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and operate a fair recruitment process, free from discrimination against the protected characteristics, in line with the Equality Act 2010.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, we will be carrying out an online search as part of our pre-interview checks on shortlisted candidates.

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 St Luke's Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
School size
78 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Secondary Special School

School location

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