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Cove Junior School

Administrative Assistant

Closing date: 13/11/2023 at 12:00

Interview date: 20/11/2023

Job Start Date: January 2024

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade B. Actual salary (pro-rated to reflect part time hours and term time only position) approximately £14,400

Hours of Work: Monday 8:30 am – 1:30 pm, Tuesday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, Wednesday 8:00 am – 4:45 pm, Thursday 8:30 – 4:00, term-time only, with 30 minutes unpaid break Tuesday – Thursday. Can be some flexibility around hours. Potential for job share mornings and afternoons.

Suitable for a job share: Yes

Location of Role: Cove Junior School

Contact e-mail address: [email protected]

Job/Person Summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join our friendly and supportive admin team as an Admin Assistant. The successful candidate will act as the first point of contact for parents/visitors to the school and will need to be confident about running the reception on their own.  You will need to be able to communicate effectively in a warm and professional manner at all times.  We’re looking for someone who is flexible, highly organised and able to deal with a variety of administrative tasks including producing correspondence and dealing with telephone queries. 

Pupil welfare, confidentiality and safeguarding, including the provision of first aid, are important aspects of the role.  The successful candidate will be able to relate well to children and be passionate about working in a school.   

We are looking for someone who is: 

 Experience of working in a school office environment is desirable but not essential, as training will be provided. 

We can offer: 

Application Procedure

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and strongly encouraged prior to application, to enable you to see our lovely school. 

If you would like to visit, request further details or an application pack, please contact Caroline Gontard, our Senior Admin Officer, by email at [email protected] or call 01252 542941.

Safer Recruitment

Cove Junior School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Fernhill Road, Cove, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 9SA

Telephone: 01252 542941

Website: www.covejunior.co.uk/

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