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Admin Support Officer - Part-time

Edgebury Primary School, Chislehurst

  • Ref:KCC305-2069-14S
  • Posted:18/01/2022
  • Pay:BR3/4 £19,824 - £21,237 full time equivalent
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:31/01/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:02/02/2022


Admin Support Officer

Start Date: ASAP 

Salary:BR3/4 £19,824 - £21,237 full time equivalent (dependant on experience)

Full time, Monday to Friday (8.30am to 4.30pm) 35 hours per week

38 weeks per year (term time only)

Closing date: Monday 31st January (12noon)

Interview date: Wednesday 2nd February    

Edgebury is a thriving and very popular school, we currently have two classes in every year group up to year 5 and will be adding an extra year 6 class in September 2022.This is a unique opportunity to be part of our school as it moves to complete its journey to becoming a full two-form-entry school.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, flexible and organised person to work in our busy school office, by providing clerical support for our Office Manager and Business Manager. The ability to work flexibly, as part of a team with the skills to make a real contribution to the school is essential, as are good interpersonal and clear communication skills, ability to work under pressure plus a sense of humour. The successful candidate will need to be proficient in the use of ICT and experience of school administration systems (SIMS/FMS/Parentmail) would be an advantage.  You will need to be well motivated and be able to work as a team and on your own initiative. 

Duties include managing the daily attendance registers and preparing the daily school meals kitchen order. Taking responsibility for day to day systems and processes as well as responding to reception and telephone enquiries, checking deliveries, processing finance orders and inputting invoices.

We are looking for a highly organised and motivated person who is able to deal with the daily pressures of everyday school life, whilst retaining a calm manner and sense of humour.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and can be arranged by telephoning the school office.

To apply please complete the application form attached to this advert and include your supporting statement about what you could offer to this role and why you would like to work at Edgebury. 

Please return your application by email to: finance@edgebury.bromley.sch.uk

Also attached to this advertisement is the Job Description for this post.

Edgebury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, Childcare Disqualification Form, and checks regarding proof of ID, medical clearance and the right to work in the UK. Edgebury implements a rigorous and robust recruitment process that gathers evidence about candidates’ suitability to work with children as well as their suitability for the post in question, and has proactive safeguarding procedures in place.

Edgebury Primary School is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Information about the school

Edgebury Primary School is a very popular two-form entry school located in Chislehurst, just outside of Bromley. We are gradually increasing in size from a one form entry school to two forms, being fully two forms in September 2022. We are a foundation school co-operative Education trust with three other Foundation schools in Bromley. The co-operative Education Trust is known as ‘Aspiration for All Co-Operative Trust’ (AFACT) and we are not an academy. As a close group of schools who share the same aspirations and vision we work together to share ideas, training, resources etc and support each other in striving to get the very best outcomes for each and every one of our children. This allows us the freedom to continue to improve the educational opportunities and continuous development for all of our school communities.
Edgebury Primary School is set on a large attractive site with extensive playing fields, a forest school, quiet areas, a sensory garden and a climbing area. Currently, we are busy fundraising to secure a double decker bus to extend our outside learning opportunities. Our accommodation is of the highest standard with half of the building only a few years old and the old part re-furbished. At Edgebury we aim to provide high quality teaching in a happy and caring environment where all children are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential in all aspects of their development. Our amazing team are highly professional and committed to supporting each other and the needs of all of our children and families. Within this team there is a range of experience and expertise to share. We expect high standards in all areas of learning and behaviour and encourage good manners and respect for each other.
Together we work to ensure that all of our children learn effectively in a secure and supportive community so that they are confident in taking their place as valued members of society. For further information about our school please refer to our website.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).