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Administrative Assistant – Term Time

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Pay: KR4 Start Date: September 2021 We are looking for someone who wants to welcome our children and parents as they come into the school. Someone who will make sure that even our most vulnerable families feel welcomed as they walk through the school doors and someone who will monitor attendance, punctuality and the general 'feel' of our children as they come into school. You will need to be flexible and able to work using your own initiative. You will need to be able to communicate with people from all walks of life, you will often be the first person someone meets as they come through the door. You will need to be able to quickly pick up new skills on the job, and be willing to train where necessary. You will be working with, and supporting, all members of the school team. You will need to have a mature and sensitive manner, excellent interpersonal skills, a good understanding of confidentiality, be efficient in your work and have a good sense of humour. You will also need to be resilient as there can be times when working front of house can be challenging. You will start at at 8.30am and finish at 4pm, this is 7 working hours as you will have a 30 minute lunch break each day. Please note that the application form must be completed, cv's will not be accepted. We are committed to safeguarding and, as such, the successful candidate will be expected to undergo a full DBS check Closing Date: 12/07/2021 at 12:00 Interviews: 15/07/2021 Information about the school Welcome to North Borough Junior School. We are a successful and popular school that keeps learning and fun at the heart of all we do. Our aim is that each child enjoys school and has a passion for learning. We believe that children need to be happy to learn to their full potential and we design lessons and support systems to ensure that our children feel safe, happy and ready to learn. We have a talented and creative group of teachers and teaching assistants who plan a curriculum that engages our pupils’ curiosity and enthusiasm for learning. Our teachers and teaching assistants also provide a wide range of lunchtime and after school clubs to develop pupils’ social skills, interests and talents too. Our Values underpin everything that we do at North Borough Junior School, these include: Respect, Courage, Resilience, Equality and Integrity. We expect every child to be kind, safe, responsible and to work hard. We celebrate difference and individuality wherever possible and work hard so that each child recognises what is unique about themselves and is proud of this. We work closely with all parents and encourage them to volunteer, take part in organised activities and attend any open days and curriculum meetings. Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service. KTJ1

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