Administration Assistant

Date Posted: 12 days ago

Job Description

Rufford Primary School have recently joined The Invictus Education Trust in September 2021. The Trust have six secondary schools located across the West Midlands/Staffordshire area.

Rufford Primary are seeking to appoint an Administration Assistant at grade 3, 32.5 hours per week, TTO 39 weeks per year.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 3.30pm

Start date: ASAP

The successful applicant will work with our existing team, to provide excellent administrative support to the school and be the first contact with visitors.

The successful applicant will be responsible for working alongside the Office Manager to ensure the smooth running of the school.

The successful candidate will be the first point of contact for all visitors in school while providing administrative support for the school.

The individual will respond professionally and effectively to visitors’ queries/complaints and contact parents where necessary

The individual will support the school by promoting the good name of the school and contributing positively to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school and ensure equal opportunity for all.

School visits are encouraged. Contact Pippa Laight, Office Manager, 01384 686774 or to arrange a visit.

Closing date: Monday 11th October 2021, 12 noon

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

We are deeply committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and expect all Staff and Volunteers to share this commitment. All necessary Safeguarding checks will be undertaken which must have satisfactory outcomes, otherwise the conditional job offer may be withdrawn. Details of the checks that will be undertake can be found at: Keeping Children Safe in Education, 2021-

This role has been assessed as working in regulated activity and is subject to an Enhanced DBS plus Children’s Barred List Check.

It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

Positions at the school are exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to a post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). DBS Filtering guidance can be found on the GOV.UK website.

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