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The Key Education Centre

Admin Assistant, Gosport Site

Closing date: 27/06/2024 at 12:00

Interview date: 05/07/2024

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade C Step 1-5 £23,115-£24,140 FTE (Actual Salary £19,181-£20,032)

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, 40 working weeks, term time only

Location of Role: The Key Education Centre, Gosport

Job/Person Summary

Receptionist/Admin Assistant - Gosport

The position is for 35 hours per week, term time only Monday to Friday.  We are looking for the hours to be worked 8:00 - 15:00 daily to support the school needs.

The Key Education Centres provide alternative provisions for pupils aged 11—16 who have been excluded or are at risk of exclusion from mainstream schools. Our provisions pride on being abreast of current pedagogy and our work around attachment-focused and trauma informed practice is a fundamental part of our work in engaging pupils in learning experiences beyond those of the traditional curriculum alongside providing them with the skills needed to succeed in life beyond The Key and in modern Britain. 

We are a 'Good' Education Centre (OFSTED February 2018) and we are looking for an Admin Assistant who has a genuine interest in supporting our pupils and improving their life chances.  The successful candidate will join us in our Reception at our Gosport site, supporting the students, staff and visitors with all aspects of administration.  Our environment can be challenging, but we believe the support available and our team focused approach make this a really rewarding experience.  

Are you;

A good standard of Maths and English

Able to work in a busy, challenging Reception environment, whilst maintaining a welcoming and smiling face

An experienced administrator with great organisational and interpersonal skills 

Able to accurately take messages and swiftly pass to the relevant member of staff

Able to use your initiative and be resourceful

Able to prioritise and multitask, managing your workload and meeting deadlines

Efficient and self motivated

Someone with an eye for detail

Able to work on your own, and as part of a wider team

Able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality

Willing to learn and be proactive about your own learning

IT literate with Microsoft Office and Google suite

Personable, and able to communicate with stakeholders of all levels 

SIMS trained (this is desirable but not essential, as training can be given)

We can offer you:

A supportive team to work within

Regular CPD and an ongoing provision of learning

Weekly Supervision support

A school focused on learning

A school which prioritises the wellbeing of its staff

Application Procedure

CVs will not be accepted

For an application pack please see our website www.thekeyeducationcentre.co.uk

A tour will be provided as part of the interview process.

Safer Recruitment

The Key Education Centre 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: Tukes Avenue, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 0SG

Telephone: 023 9252 8653

Website: www.thekeyeducationcentre.co.uk

Application form