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Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Employer: Havering Schools | Schools | Abbs Cross

  • Reference: SCH/17/34868
  • Published on: Fri 19/05/2017 12:20 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 31/05/2017 16:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 25 hours per week.
  • Salary: APTC 2-3, Points 11-17 depending on experience
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Alban's Catholic Primary School

St Alban's Catholic Primary School

Heron Flight Avenue, Hornchurch, Essex RM12 5LN

Telephone no: 01708 555644


Head Teacher: Lisa Schaberg

Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Required for September 2017

Salary: APTC 2 or 3 depending on experience

40 hours per year x 25 hours per week (08:30-13:30)

Actual Salary: £11,099 - £11,865 (FTE £18,357 - £19,623)

St Alban's is a happy, vibrant primary school with a strong Catholic ethos. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, efficient, flexible, friendly, reliable and hardworking person to work alongside dedicated and enthusiastic colleagues.

The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient and effective organisation and administration of school processes, procedures and policies, in order to provide the best service for our stakeholders. You will be the face of our caring and ambitious school, the beaming smile that greets our children and the reassuring person our parents and carers can trust. You will provide reliable support to our office team and will be encouraged and supported in your ongoing professional development.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Enjoys working with children and adults;
  • Has excellent communication skills;
  • Can keep calm under pressure;
  • Can use their initiative;
  • Enjoys working both as part of a team and individually;
  • Is a competent First Aider (training would be provided);
  • Is able to work IT systems (training would be provided);
  • Wants to make a difference in our school.

Our children say...

We are like one big happy family; we care for each other.

Our teachers make our lessons fun.

We like a challenge!

Ofsted (2015) say...

Pupils are positive about their learning and are proud of their school.

They are eager to learn and keen to do well in their homework.

Pupils respect their teachers and enjoy their learning.

You will contribute fully to the Catholic ethos of the School. You will be a role model and will have high expectations of behaviour and promote the wellbeing of all chidren.

In return we offer a supportive and welcoming community of children and staff, a senior leadership team who care for and value their staff, good opportunities for CPD, well behaved, happy children eager to attend school and engage with their learning.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Head Teacher Lisa Schaberg for further information. Informal visits to the school are strongly advised and can be arranged by contacting the school office.

Please apply online. Should you experience any technical difficulty please contact Education HR on 01708 431636.

Closing date: Monday 31st May at 16:00

Interviews: Wednesday 7th June 2017

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with further information.

Equal Opportunities

We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (July 2015) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council

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