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Admin Assistant

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
19/07/2019
Advert End Date:
05/09/2019 23:59
Salary:
£18,065 - £18,426 Pro rata
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
189869
Employment Location:
St Helen Auckland Community Primary School

Job details 

Closing date:
5 Sep


Further information

Required September 2019
Permanent / Full Time / Term Time only + 5 days / 37 hours per week

The Governing Body wishes to appoint an enthusiastic Administration Assistant to join our office team. The post is full time, Monday - Thursday 08:00 – 16:00 and Fridays and 08:00 – 15:30.

Essential criteria 4 GCSEs A-C (or equivalent), including English and Maths. NVQ 2 or 3 in Business Administration or relevant equivalent qualification.

The successful candidate will be reliable, have excellent communication skills, both verbally and written, using a range of media and have experience of clerical work. In return, we offer a supportive, welcoming working environment and excellent professional development opportunities. The successful candidate will work very closely with both the Headteacher, the Office Manager and all of the staff within our school.

The successful candidate should possess:
• Excellent communication skills (Microsoft word, Office 365, Publisher and Excel).
• The ability to work in an office environment, with the skills to organise, prioritise and deal with multiple tasks whilst meeting deadlines.
• Good organisational skills.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:
• Being a point of contact for the school, welcoming visitors and parents/carers and answering telephone calls.
• Working as part of a team to achieve the best for our children and their families and the school community.
• Providing clerical and administration support to the Office Manager, other key staff and pupils to ensure the smooth running of the school.

It is desirable, but not essential (as training would be provided) that the successful candidate will have experience of working within a school environment and can use SIMS and ParentMail.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Closing date: Thursday 5 September 2019.
Interviews: Tuesday 10th September 2019

Applications forms can be downloaded from this advert (see attachments). Completed application forms should be returned by email to sthelenauckland@durhamlearning.net or returned by hand or by post by 12 o’clock noon after school reopens on Tuesday 3rd September, prior to the closing date.

St Helen Auckland Community Primary School
Manor Road
St Helen Auckland
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 9EN

Telephone: 01388 604168
Email: sthelenauckland@durhamlearning.net
Website: www.sthelenauckland.durham.sch.uk

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