ADMIN ASSISTANT AND CLERK TO GOVERNORS
The position is for 19.5 hours a week during the school day (Monday, Thursday and Friday), plus additional evening meetings, (usually 3 per term). This role is term time only and will be paid at £9.99 per hour.
Required from 4 September 2018. This is a temporary contract for a year in the first instance.
We are looking to appoint a highly committed, conscientious and self-motivated person who will support the school’s administrative function.
We are looking for someone who:
- Is keen to actively contribute as a member of our team
- Has a range of basic computer skills and a good standard of spoken and written English
- Is willing to attend training courses applicable to the role
- Shares our passion for our school environment
- Is flexible and able to work occasional overtime
- Has a sense of humour
Key responsibilities include:
- Providing administrative support across all aspects of the school’s work
- Updating manual and computerised records/management information systems
- Ensuring data is managed effectively, for instance, completing the annual data check, ensuring statutory returns are completed in time, updating the school’s assessment management system
- Managing all aspects of the administration of school lunches and sports events
- Undertake reception duties, act as first point of contact in response to telephone and face-to-face enquiries
Clerk to Governors
Ensure the efficient functioning of the Governing Body by providing:
- Administrative and organisational support
- Guidance to ensure that the Governing Body works in compliance with the appropriate legal and regulatory framework and understands the potential consequences for non-compliance
- Advice on procedural matters relating to the operation of the Governing Body
Previous experience would be beneficial but not essential as training will be provided. References will be sought prior to interview.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed; please contact the school office for an appointment.
For further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 9am, Friday 15 June 2018
Interviews: Thursday, 21 June 2018
New Scotland Hill Primary School and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An enhanced DBS will be sought for the successful applicant.
Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
How to apply
Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.
We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.
We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.
We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.
To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.
Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.
This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.
To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/applying-job/applications-work-children-young-people-or-adults-risk
The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/keeping-adults-and-children-safe/protecting-children/safeguarding-children-board
Pre–employment medical check
You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.
On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.
Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.
We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.