Senior Student Services Officer
Salary Grade: M1-9
Salary Band: £22,563 - £26,198 per annum FTE
Location: Melksham Oak Community School
Contract Type: Term Time + 5 days
Contract Term: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 29 September 2019*
Interview Date: to be confirmed
Hours: 37 pw
Start: 01 November 2019 or sooner
Please Note: *Early application is encouraged as suitable candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply. We reserve the right to close the vacancy as soon as a suitable candidate is identified and appointed.
About the Opportunity
Are you an experienced school administrator looking to enhance your career and able to support administrators of your team?
- Do you have fantastic customer service skills both written and verbal?
- Are you passionate about education and have enthusiasm to promote your school?
If so, then we would really love to hear from you!
Your primary focus will be to lead on the provision and development of administrative and organisational processes within the school; leading by example to create an efficient and professional office environment, offering a comprehensive administrative support service to the school.
NVQ Level 3, GCSE C or above (or equivalent) in English and Maths
- General clerical/administrative work experience
- Experience of line management
- Customer care experience
We can assure you, you will never find this post dull; you will work within a supportive team, benefiting from working with children and watching their progress as they develop year on year.
Full details of this amazing opportunity can be found on the supporting job description.
We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.
Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:
Car Purchase scheme (P)
- Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)
- Cashback healthcare plan (P)
- Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
- Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
- Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
- Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)
Why Work With Us
The White Horse Federation (TWHF) is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust that supports and sponsors many primary, secondary and special schools across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.
Its shared vision for excellence through partnership means it is also committed to keeping the best of what makes a local school great – in other words, the type of schools where TWHF colleagues would be proud to send their own children.
TWHF combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values, while ensuring that fun and happiness are a key attribute of each of its schools. TWHF believes that partnership-working with its schools, pupils and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.
TWHF empowers its colleagues through support, training and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are leaders in their field. That way TWHF can ensure that every student achieves their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.
The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.
Melksham Oak Community 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.