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Student Support Officer/Administration Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
29/11/2019
Advert End Date:
16/12/2019 08:30
Salary:
£16,985 - £17,325 (£18,795- £19,171 FTE pro rata to hours and weeks worked)
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
193897
Employment Location:
Durham
Closing date:
16 Dec
Further Information

We wish to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated Student Support Officer/Administration Assistant to make a real impact in this rapidly improving school. A new Headteacher took up post on 1st September 2017, and a new senior leadership team was appointed in January 2018. Since then, the school’s performance has improved significantly, reflected in a positive Ofsted inspection in May 2018, where our leadership & management, 6th form, and students’ personal development, behaviour and welfare, were all graded “Good”. With solid foundations now in place, the opportunity to play a significant role in leading the school to ‘Outstanding’ is both exciting and realistic.

The successful candidate will possess energy, vision and enthusiasm, and believe that every young person deserves the very best education. A commitment to providing the best possible support, and a willingness to learn, train and develop as an Administration Support Officer are all essential. We can offer you an environment where student behaviour is excellent, prior attainment levels are amongst the highest in the North-East and our students and staff are a pleasure to work with. With over 20 new teachers, including 11 NQTs and a number of support staff appointed over the last two years, we have quickly become a vibrant and exciting school in which to develop your career.

Framwellgate School Durham is a rapidly growing 11-18 non-selective secondary school within a Multi Academy Trust. The school roll is set to have increased by 20% in two years and we have more than 1200 students on roll.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented individual to join our dynamic and forward thinking team. We are looking for someone who is driven, committed and skilled in a range of administrative tasks who can work alongside colleagues to support the administrative functions across school, coordinate lettings at the Sjøvoll Centre, and support students throughout the day with general enquiries across a busy student reception.

Duties will include:

• Manning a busy student reception to support students across a range of general enquiries and needs
• Supporting the lettings function of the School’s Sjøvoll Centre as and when required
• Undertaking a full range of administrative and clerical tasks
• Working as part of a wider administrative and support team
• Supporting teachers and colleagues in preparation of documents
• Maintaining and updating student records
• Supporting the data manager in the input and reporting of data
• Liaising with students, parents, colleagues and outside agencies on a daily basis
• Supporting in the operation of a busy telephone switchboard
• Coordinating other whole school functions

The appointee will work as part of the whole school support team.

The Application Process:

Please complete the Application Form available from www.jobsinschoolsnortheast.com or www.framdurham.com

Please also see Supporting Documents to download an application pack from this page.

Guidance on completing the application form:

Candidates are requested to complete the application form in full. Section B Personal Statement requires you to set out thorough evidence of how you meet the criteria included in the Person Specification.
This will be used in the shortlisting process. This section should be no more than 1,000 words.

Your completed application form should be emailed ‘in confidence’ to Thompson.f@framdurham.com by
Monday 16th December 2019 – 8.30a.m.

All applications will be acknowledged by email. Please DO NOT upload your application form to any of the websites on which this post is advertised. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Shortlisting will take place on soon afterwards and shortlisted candidates will be contacted in due course. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates. Interviews are scheduled to take place in the week beginning Monday 6th January 2020.