Administration Assistant

Administration Assistant (Part Time)
20 hours per week, (Term Time only)
Scale 2 point 12 (Salary £17,173pa Full Time Equivalent)

We are looking for an excellent Administration Assistant to join our friendly office team at Castle School, Cambridge. The role involves providing administrative and receptionist support for our purpose built Special school which has 185 pupils aged between 2 and 19.

In addition to being the school receptionist/telephonist your duties will include ensuring our Single Central Record is kept up to date and accurate, joint administration of the Annual Review process, updating the school’s pupil data base and providing much needed clerical support for the examinations officer and admin team.

The hours of work will be 1.00pm to 5.00pm Monday to Friday each week (term time only), plus 5 training days. You will also be required to work 3 additional days during the holidays (two of which will be taken at exam results time in August). The opportunity may arise in the future for the weekly working hours of this post to be increased.

If you have excellent interpersonal skills, a fabulous sense of humour, good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, meticulous attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a busy environment we would love to hear from you. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed; please call the school office (01223 442400) to arrange this.

Castle is committed to the promotion and safeguarding of children’s welfare and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Child Protection/Safeguarding procedures form part of the recruitment and induction process.

All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including the right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references. (References will be applied for prior to interview).

If you would like to apply for this position please visit the ‘Welcome’ section of our website and click on the ‘Vacancies’ tab. You will then be able to download an application pack and an application form.

Closing Date: Monday 28th January 2019 at midday

School website:
Staff category
Support Staff
Closing date
Monday 28 January 2019
School name
Castle School
Mr Chris Baker
DfE school no.
Courtney Way Cambridge Cambs
01223 442400
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