Office Secretary / Administrator - Full-time

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys, Wilmington

  • Ref:KCC886-5403-118S
  • Posted:03/08/2020
  • Pay:G4 P11-15 (FTE £17,783-£19,069)
  • Start Date:1st September 2020
  • App Close Date:07/08/2020 at 15:00
  • Interviews:w/c 10th August 2020

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Main Office Secretary/Administrator

Endeavour MAT Grade 4 Point 11-15 (Actual salary £15,737-£16,875)

37 hours per week, 41 weeks per year (i.e. term time + 3 weeks)

September 2020.

We are seeking to employ an experienced Administrator to join a busy and friendly school office.  Duties will include managing staff cover/absences, pupil attendance, health & safety/medical administration as well as being a team player and supporting the main office.

The ideal candidate will:

  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  • have the ability to work under pressure in a busy environment,
  • have a confident, friendly and professional manner and who can communicate effectively with visitors, colleagues, governors, parents and pupils (incl. face to face, telephone and electronic communication),
  • have excellent IT skills and are confident using spreadsheets and accurate at word processing, 
  • be able to work well as part of a hardworking team but can also work independently on their own initiative,
  • be experienced in office procedures and ideally school systems within a secondary school setting. 

In return we can offer:

  • a supportive and collegiate staffing team
  • a commitment to continuing professional development,  
  • a caring school environment,  
  • free parking, use of school gym, staff social events,
  • staff enrichment opportunities e.g. Art classes, Book Club and Sporting activities,
  • As a Trust with both selective and non-selective schools, staff secondment opportunities are available

WGSB is a member of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, which pride themselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all.  Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour mindset programme.

We can offer you a dynamic and supportive environment in a thriving and forward-looking Trust. 

 

The Application Process

Please complete an application form and return it to Recruitment@endeavour-mat.co.uk, we cannot accept CVs.  Please see the job description and person specification for the post.   

Deadline for applications is:  3pm on Friday 7th August 2020, with interviews to take place the following week.  Application forms and job descriptions are available on our website under Vacancies.  The school reserves the right to close the advert sooner if a number of successful applicants are received.

 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate.

Information about the school

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys (often referred to as WGSB) is an extremely considerate school with a wonderful learning environment and atmosphere.

The key focus for ensuring our students gain the best possible education is to provide them with the highest quality teaching within the best learning environments. Continually developing the quality of their teaching and pedagogy is the number one priority for all our staff. The school's senior leadership team prioritises their attention to supporting what is happening day by day in the classroom and there is a relentless focus on continually raising standards and expectations which is equally endorsed and monitored by the school's governing body. The staff and students continually rise to the challenge.

The school is comparatively small with a five form entry and a total number of students on roll measuring approximately 936 including an expanding joint Sixth Form with Wilmington Grammar School for Girls (WGSG). The school’s size and embedded ethos of care and support is the key feature of its reputation in the local community.

WGSB is a member of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, which pride themselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all. Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour mindset programme.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs J Owen
  • Address:Common Lane, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7DA
  • Telephone: 01322 223090
  • Email: jowen@wgsb.co.uk

Fax: 01322 289920

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.