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Office Assistant

School
Windmill Primary School
Location
Wokingham, Berkshire
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time, Term Time
Salary
£8,602 Pro rata
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
28th September 2022 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1272520
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1272520

Are you a friendly, welcoming person looking for a term time role where you can make a difference to a school community? We have an opportunity for an office assistant to join our wonderful school team.

Your opportunity

We are seeking an excellent communicator who shares our vision of high aspirations, outstanding achievement and passion for learning to join us and work in our school office. This is a busy and varied role for someone who combines a warm and welcoming approach with efficiency and has the capacity to remain calm and cope with the unexpected. They will also be responsible for promoting a friendly, professional point of contact for parents, carers, and visitors to the school, ensuring all queries are dealt with effectively and efficiently.

About Windmill Primary School

Led by an executive leadership team, Windmill Primary is a one-form entry, in Wokingham, Berkshire, that offers an exceptional provision for children between aged 4 to 11 years. We are located in an exceptionally well-resourced building. We pride ourselves in being a small school where all children are known, valued and have their individual needs recognised and met.

The executive team work across four schools locally and see themselves as a family of schools in the community, striving to be the best that we can for the children and families in our community, knowing that together, we are stronger. Our core purpose each day is to secure the highest standards of education for our pupils and to ensure that they receive the preparation they need for their futures. Relationships between our staff and pupils at Windmill are excellent, characterised by mutual respect and high expectations of every one in our community. Our ethos is underpinned by strong values. We grow and learn together each year and our children are integral to the development of the school, its curriculum and the learning environment.

What we are looking for

• Excellent IT skills, competent using a range Microsoft and Google packages.

• Desirable to have experience using school based packages such as SIMS, Parent Mail, School Cloud and Sway.

• Highly effective written and verbal communication skills.

• Excellent organisational skills and the ability to remain calm when juggling priorities.

• Preferably experienced in working in a school environment.

• Educated to GCSE level C or above in Maths and English.

Why work at Windmill

• A chance to join a group of schools who place high importance on a positive working culture

• An opportunity to help shape and develop a curriculum to meet the needs of local community

• A chance to work in a diverse, inclusive, vibrant and fast-growing community with excellent transport links

• A supportive senior management team and wider staff body within GLF Schools

• Recognition of previous school continuous service

• Excellent CPD opportunities

Thrive in a career at GLF Schools

GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff.

Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:

• Continuous Professional Development

• Work life and family friendly policies

• Flexible Working

• Staff Wellbeing

• Career Pathways and Talent Management

The Details

Salary: GLF Associate Pay 2.1 £8,602 pro rata (£18,000 FTE)

Hours of work: Part time 20 hours per week, 8.30am to 12.30am, Monday to Friday, term time only (including INSET days)

Closing date for applications: 28 October 22

Interview date: 2 November 22


Contact

We positively encourage informal visits and look forward to showing you around our school. To arrange an appointment, please call the school offices on 0118-9029123.

Attachments

Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place

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