Administrative Assistant

Plymouth, Devon
£15,916 - £16,491 pro rata
17 Mar 2017
24 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

School Name: Ernesettle Community School

School Address: Biggin Hill, Ernesettle, Plymouth, PL5 2RB

Date Posted: March 14, 2017

Category: Administration Assistant

Job Type: Full Time Permanent

Salary / Grade: £15,916 - £16,491 pro rata

Application Closing Date: Sunday 26 March 2017 at 2359hrs

Job Start Date: April 2017

Administrative Assistant
37 hours per week - (8.15 a.m. to 4.15 p.m.) for 39 weeks per year
Salary:  £15,916 - £16,491 pro rata plus access to Local Government Pension Scheme

We are looking for an Administrative Assistant to join our busy Administration team.  As our main contact on the Reception Desk you will be the face of Ernesettle Community School; taking calls, dealing with visitors face-to-face, updating ParentPay and providing high level administrative support as part of the wider administration team.

The ideal applicants will be enthusiastic, hardworking, a multi-tasker and extremely well organised. We are looking for candidates who have professional and excellent communication skills (oral and written), a clear telephone manner, proven computer skills and the ability to prioritise a busy workload whilst remaining calm under pressure.

Applicants must be able to develop positive behaviour strategies with children, have positive relationships with Parents/Carers and be a good team member. Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths GCSE is also desirable.

As a high performing and aspirant school we are able to provide you with excellent opportunities to develop further.

The successful candidate will:

  • be an outstanding communicator
  • have experience or a good working knowledge of working within a primary school
  • have the skills and sensitivity to deal with all members of our community and multi-agency partners
  • be enthusiastic, driven and committed to ensuring the trust's future success
  • be able to work as part of a friendly and supportive team
  • be a life-long learner and an inspiration to others.

Visits to the school by prospective candidates are most welcome; please contact the school office on (01752) 201177 or to confirm a suitable date/time for your tour.
To apply please visit our school website by clicking the apply button.

The Inspire Multi Academy Trust & Ernesettle Community School are committed to safeguarding children in its care; an enhanced DBS check and Disclosure by Association will be required for all vacancies.