• Start Date: 20th April 2020 or sooner if agreeable
• Salary range £17,364 - £18,426 (pro rata for term time with an actual starting salary of £14,169)
• Contract: Full time (37hrs per week) - Term time only
• Applications Close: Thursday 19th March 2020 @ 12pm (midday)
• Interviews: Wednesday 25th March 2020
We are looking to appoint a reliable, enthusiastic, competent and adaptable person to join the Alun School’s administration team. The administrative assistant will be required to undertake a variety of duties in the busy School Office. Applicants should have a good standard of education (NVQ 2 or equivalent) and good numeracy, literacy and keyboard skills, including experience of using ICT packages (e.g. word, databases, spreadsheets. email, etc.). The ability to relate to both children and adults is essential. Experience of clerical/administrative work is essential. Previous experience of working in a school environment and knowledge of SIMS system would be an advantage. The successful candidate should also be willing to undertake a First Aid qualification.
The Alun School, which is situated twelve miles from the historic city of Chester, is a co-educational comprehensive school with 240+ in each year group and a Sixth Form of almost 400 students. Our school offers an extremely supportive environment in which to work. Students are enthusiastic to learn and we have a strong House system. We have a diverse programme of extra-curricular activities and relationships with parents are very good. All members of staff are very positive about their school and staff turnover is very low.
To apply for this job, please complete the Alun School application form fully and email, with a covering letter, outlining your experiences to date to the email address below.
Please ensure that your application form is fully completed and that a full work history is provided and any gaps in your employment are fully explained.
Please quote the job title and reference number Eteach/Administrative Assistant
Safeguarding and Recruitment
Alun High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to:
• An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check
• Receipt of references, including your suitability to work with children
• Checks of professional status (GTCW, QTS, EWC etc)
Your personal information will be collected for the purposes of recruitment for this post only and will not be used for any other purpose. We will hold your data securely for the required amount of time outlined in our data retention schedule, 6 months from the closing date below.
Applications Close: Thursday 19th March @ 12pm
Due to the volume of applications we receive we are not always able to contact each applicant individually, therefore if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, we thank you for your application however you can take it you have not been successful on this occasion.
Alun School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.