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Office Assistant

Wheatfield Primary School
Wokingham, Berkshire
Contract Type
Part Time
£21,544 FTE (Actual Salary: £7,722)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
17th May 2024 09:00 AM
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  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1418676

Wheatfield Primary School are looking for an Office Assistant to lead on the attendance procedures for the school.

Your opportunity

We are looking to appoint a Office Assistant who will play a key role in our growing School Office team at Wheatfield Primary School. The successful candidate will support the Office team as a professional and friendly point of call to all our parents, visitors and children. They will work collaboratively with stakeholders to overcome barriers to attendance, punctuality, learning and achieving.

What we are looking for

  • The ability to communicate effectively a range of stakeholders
  • A colleague with experience of working in an education or office environment
  • A member of the team with good administration and IT skills
  • Someone who is organised, able to prioritise and use initiative
  • A positive, open-minded professional actively supportive of the ethos, vision and values of the school

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for more information and before applying.

About Wheatfield Primary School

Our School sits within a newly established cluster of Primary schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Wheatfield Primary School, our cluster includes the following other schools; Windmill Primary School, Floreat Montague Park and Frogmore Junior School.

This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across this cluster, to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential. It also provides opportunities for career progression across the cluster and gives you the chance to further your professional development.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

● A growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils

● Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness

● 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England

● We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity

● Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer:

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

● Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme

● Flexible working options

● Generous holiday allowance

● Work life and family friendly policies

● Employee wellbeing initiatives

● Access to a staff benefits portal

● Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Start Date: June 2024

Salary: Associate 2.1 - £21,544 FTE

Actual Salary: £7,722 actual

Hours of work: 15 hours per week (8:30am-11:30am, Monday to Friday), Term time

Closing Date: Friday 17th May 2024 at 9am

Interview date: To be confirmed with shortlisted candidates


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 the 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.

Wheatfield Primary School

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