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  • Start date details

    Required as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week 08:00 - 16:00 Monday to Thursday 08:00 - 15:30 Friday

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,909 to £21,796 pro-rata per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and efficient individual to provide first-class administrative support to the Academy’s Student Support Team and School Office. The successful candidate will also undertake the Attendance administrative duties on a daily basis as well as providing administrative support to the Director of Student Support and SENCO as needed.

The postholder will be an active member of the Academy’s Support Staff structure and work to maximise the efficiency of all administrative tasks that support the academic and personal development of all students.

The professional competencies expected of a Student Support and Office Administrator are:

  • Have competent IT skills in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel);
  • Knowledge of other IT packages (PowerPoint/SIMS/Go 4 School) is desirable;
  • Have excellent organisational and administrative skills;
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, especially when dealing with staff, parents and students;
  • Possess an understanding of relevant policies and procedures.
  • Be able to work unsupervised;
  • Be a flexible and enthusiastic team player;
  • Be adaptable and resilient in managing and executing their daily responsibilities;

The qualifications and previous experience required for a Student Support and Office Administrator are:

  • A good level of literacy and numeracy (to Level 2);
  • A good general education;
  • Proven experience of working in a similar senior secretarial/administrative role ;
  • A Secretarial qualification is desirable ;
  • First Aid at Work Training is desirable;

The personal qualities expected of a Student Support and Office Administrator are:

  • The ability to relate well to children and adults;
  • A hardworking and committed outlook with a flexible attitude to work;
  • The ability to work under direction of different people and as part of a team;
  • The ability to use own initiative;
  • Be able to organise and prioritise own workload in the context of varied tasks;

What the school offers its staff

Attleborough Academy is a popular, 11 to 18 Academy which is continually developing to meet the demands of providing the highest quality education for all students. The Academy joined the Sapientia Education Trust (SET) in June 2020 which was an exciting and important development for the school. The SET are committed to bringing like-minded schools together to work in partnership to develop a world class education.

We are an inclusive, friendly and effective learning community with high aspirations and a reputation for innovation. Excellent relationships between students and staff are at the heart of the ethos of the Academy and are often commented on by those who visit the Academy. The Academy is a hardworking and caring community of people with high standards and high expectations. Our core values are Commitment, Acknowledgement, Respect and Excellence (CARE). CARE therefore has a genuine meaning within our Academy as we want the Academy to be a place where these values are seen in all aspects of our work together.

The Trust offers its staff a comprehensive and competitive package, great benefits, a commitment to their development and fantastic culture and values.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2022, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.

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About Attleborough Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
884 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Attleborough Academy is a popular, 11 to 18 Academy which is continually developing to meet the demands of providing the highest quality education for all students. Later this academic year, Attleborough Academy will be joining the Sapientia Education Trust (SET) which is an exciting and important development for the Academy. The SET are committed to bringing like-minded schools together to work in partnership to develop a world class education. This merger promises to bring multiple benefits in terms of teaching and learning and new opportunities for students and staff.

We are an inclusive, friendly and effective learning community with high aspirations and a reputation for innovation. Excellent relationships between students and staff are at the heart of the ethos of the Academy and are often commented on by those who visit the Academy. The Academy is a hardworking and caring community of people with high standards and high expectations. Our core values are Commitment, Acknowledgement, Respect and Excellence (CARE). CARE therefore has a genuine meaning within our Academy as we want the Academy to be a place where these values are seen in all aspects of our work together.

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