Admin Officer - Full-time

The Stour Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F9-41-S
  • Posted:06/09/2021
  • Pay:KR4 (£18,517 FTE)
  • Start Date:1st December 2021 (subject to DBS)
  • App Close Date:30/09/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:wb 11 October 2021 (subject to references)

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Richmond Academy, Sheerness are looking for a Adminstrative Assistant to join our dyanmic and friendly team.

Please visit our website and Facebook page to find out what life is like at Richmond everyday.

The successful applicant should have office experience, be enthusiastic and hardworking. They will ensure a welcoming, professional reception to all children, parents, carers, staff and visitors. Excellent customer service and communication skills are essential.

Candidates will need to be positive, highly confidential with all matters, have a professional attitude, be well organised, willing to be flexible and have excellent inter-personal skills. They will be the first point of call for all visitors to the school office as well as for any incoming calls. They will also be responsible for supporting the administration associated with school admissions, attendance and some data management.

We wish to appoint someone who has:

  • Experience of working within an office environment, preferably a school setting.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • A friendly, flexible and professional approach, particularly when multi-tasking under pressure.
  • A good working knowledge of office management systems such as Microsoft Word/Excel
  • A working knowledge of Arbor is a significant advantage, although training and support will be provided to the suitable candidate.
  • The ability to prioritise workload to ensure office systems operate efficiently for the smooth running of the school.
  • You will have a positive approach to working with children and a commitment to our safeguarding procedures.

This role is:

  • Term time working plus 5 staff development days (44 paid weeks per year)
  • 37 hours a week - Monday to Friday
  • Pro rata'd KR4 salary = approximately £15927 per year

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.

Please note that references will be requested prior to interview, at least one reference must be from your most recent employer.

Candidates who are invited for interview will be required to bring with them photo ID (either a valid driving licence or passport)

 

Information about the trust

Join a supportive and collaborative network of staff at The Stour Academy Trust.

For new teachers we offer a supportive start to your career. Our induction process ensures that the appropriate guidance, support, training, expectations and observations are provided through a structured but flexible individualised programme.

"Staff feel well supported and appreciate the range of training and professional development opportunities available within the trust. Newly qualified teachers and those new to the school are particularly well supported." Ofsted 2018 Finberry Primary School

Experienced Teachers:- Looking for more responsibility or greater professional development? The Stour Academy Trust can offer experienced teachers the opportunity to take on leadership responsibilities with rapid career progression in our successful and growing Trust.

Supported by a network of teachers, the Trusts collaborative model of working in Hubs allows all teachers access to resources, experience and opportunities that are just not available to those working in stand alone schools.

Our staffing structure places teachers on a clear career pathway, presenting numerous opportunities for further leadership or curriculum responsibilities.

Individualised support from Lead Practioners - The Stour Academy Trust utilises Lead Practioners to support all its teachers to be outstanding.

As experienced coaches and mentors, Lead Practioners support individual teachers by planning lessons together, modelling teaching, sharing best practice in developmental marking, demonstrating the effective use of TAs, observing teaching and providing constructive feedback in a positive environment.

Teachers working with our Lead Practioners have shown significant improvements in their teaching, leaving them feeling more confident and secure in their ability to deliver a positive impact on pupil learning.

Benefits - Full induction process ~ Structured but flexible programme to support teachers in their NQT year ~ Ever evolving work-life balance package including the chance to have PPA time at home every fortnight ~ Support from a network of experienced teachers ~ Excellent career development opportunities

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lauren Singleton
  • Address:The Stour Academy Trust,
    Park View,
    Sturry,
    Canterbury,
    Kent,
    CT2 0NR
  • Telephone: 01227 931560
  • Email: pa@stouracademytrust.org.uk

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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.