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Administration Assistant - St Joseph's RC Primary School, Highfield

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/02/2018 23:59
SCP18- SCP 21 £18,070 - £20,138 per annum paid pro rata to term time only
Hours per week:
37 Hours
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
St Joseph's RC Primary School Highfield
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Job details 

Closing date:
18 Feb

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

St. Joseph's is a small, welcoming Catholic Primary school in Highfield, Rowlands Gill. We have 111 pupils on roll in a site with excellent facilities, shared with Highfield Community Primary school.

The Governors and Headteacher are looking to appoint a multi-skilled administrator with excellent inter-personal skills. This is a key role within the school and the successful candidate will be expected to work both independently and as part of a small team within a busy shared school office environment. The position is to commence on April 16th subject to successful clearances.

The ideal candidate would need to show initiative, be confident, pro-active and be able to contribute to the team ethos. He or she needs to be able to remain calm under pressure and be an excellent ambassador for our school for all visitors.

We are looking for a person who has-
An understanding of safeguarding procedures and a commitment to safeguarding and the promotion of the welfare of the children in our care.
Experience of delivering an outstanding level of customer service in a customer-facing role.
Excellent Literacy and Numeracy skills.
Good keyboarding skills.
A range of ICT skills including word processing and data input.
The ability to use relevant office equipment (keyboard, photocopier).
NVQ 3 in Business Admin or equivalent qualification in relevant discipline.
Experience of using SIMS/AGRESSO or equivalent computerised accounting system.
Experience of working in a primary school reception/ school administrative office.

It would be desirable for the candidate to have:
RSA Level 2 or equivalent.
An understanding and support of the unique ethos of a catholic school and our role in the parish and diocese.

Visits are warmly welcomed prior to application and can be arranged by contacting Mrs Wendy McMahon 01207 545972

St. Joseph's RC Primary School, the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle and Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

If successful you will be required to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

This post may require a declaration under the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2009, including Disqualification by Association

Online applications only at: www.gateshead.gov.uk

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