Business Support Staff - Portland Academy (2 posts)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/02/2024 09:00
£20,669- £21,015 (actual paid salary) working 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
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Closing date:
27 Feb
Further Information
We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and highly motivated Business Support Staff colleagues to work in a fast moving and challenging environment.

The successful candidates will undertake financial/ administrative/ HR duties as necessary, under the direction of the Academy Office Lead.
They will be efficient, have experience in using a range of computer packages, be able to communicate at all levels and possess highly developed organisational skills. Candidates will possess a minimum of GCSE A*-C or equivalent in Maths and English.

Part-time may be considered.

What we need:
• Qualifications equivalent to GCSE A*-C in Maths and English
• Proven experience in an administration role
• An enthusiastic and positive approach to working across a family of schools
• Commitment to own professional development and to enhance those of others
• A commitment to fresh and exciting methods of working
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Complete commitment to the core values of Ascent

We can offer you:
• A competitive salary
• 31 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays
• Membership of the Local Government Tyne and Wear Pension Scheme
• An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals
• Comprehensive induction programme and ongoing training
• An exciting and extensive commitment to high quality professional development, identified through a strong appraisal process
• A comprehensive wellbeing and support package

This is an exceptional opportunity to make a difference within a positive and exciting environment. If you share our community’s ethos of diversity and collaboration, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

For further information about the posts please contact Steve Murphy, Acting Head of Portland Academy by email: smurphy@ascenttrust.org

The Job Description and Person Specification for the posts can be found in the Supporting Documents section of this advert along with our Top Tips on how to complete your application form.

Closing Date: Tuesday 27th February 2024 at 9.00am
Interview Date: Tuesday 19th March 2024

Please note – if you are shortlisted, you will be subject to an online search. This is not part of the shortlisting process and you will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern that come up during the search at interview.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people with Special Needs and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Shortlisted candidates may be subject to additional online media checks.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.