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  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/20/137988
  • Published: Wed 18/11/2020, 14:52 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 27/11/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: Fixed term 20 months,21.6 Hours per week / apprentice 30 hours
  • Salary: Scale 3 pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Burnside Secondary, Waltham Forest

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Fixed Term Contract (20 Months)
Admin Assistant / Receptionist / Apprentice
Closing date: 27th November 2020
Shortlisting date: 30th November 2020
Interview date: 2nd or 3rd of December 2020
Start date TBC
Hours 21.6 per week – scale 3 (£13,168)
30 hours per week – Apprentice pay scales
Pro-rata - Term time only

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Burnside Secondary is looking for an Admin Assistant / Receptionist / Apprentice
• Do you want to make a difference where it most counts?
• Do you believe that every child has the potential to succeed with the right help and support?
• Do you believe in the power of educational to change lives?

Hawkswood Primary, Hawkswood Secondary and Burnside Secondary PRU are part of the Hawkswood Group of schools, serving children who have additional needs linked to Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH).

Our children and families are awesome and require calm, encouraging and enabling adult support. They are keen to learn, but come to us with specific gaps in learning due to poor attendance, low levels of resilience or addition needs linked to behaviour or social, emotional and mental health needs. Some of our children have an EHCP for additional needs such as ADHD and or ASD.

We are looking to appoint an Admin Assistant / Receptionist on each of our two sites, the role requires staff who can:
Be the first point of contact in a busy office serving a diverse community;

Be vigilant and assist with the day to day tasks in the office, ensuring accurate records are kept;

Offer excellent customer service skills in a genuine polite, kind and caring manner;

Prioritise their workload, multi task and work under pressure;

Have excellent verbal and written communication skills, being able to use a variety of computer apps and software;

Ensure that all matters are kept confidential;

Develop positive relationships with pupils, parents and visitors;

Understand safeguarding responsibilities.

Please see the JD and person specification. For further information call the Headteacher, Bridget Solecka on 020 8289 4741 for an informal discussion about the position.

The Hawkswood Group is committed to promoting the safeguarding of children. Please note that this position requires as enhanced DBS and safeguarding checks will be carried out prior to appointment.