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Administration Assistant

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Diss C of E Junior Academy
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£17,681 - £18.672 pro rata
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Full Time
Fixed Term
Closing date:
19 November 2018 12:00 PM
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32.5 hpw, 8.15 am - 3.45 pm, term time plus 1 week.

Fixed term until 31 July 2019.

Diss Church of England Junior Academy (part of the Diocese of Norwich St Benet's Multi Academy Trust) is seeking to appoint an Administrative Assistant to provide a high standard of secretarial and administrative support in the school. You will be a well organised and cheerful team player, who provides a warm welcome to parents, pupils and visitors. A calm and efficient manner is required for our very busy office, along with excellent communication skills and computer skills, and the ability to multi-task.

You will have:

  • a friendly, approachable manner
  • excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  • a basic understanding of ordering, accounting and banking
  • the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • the ability to maintain the school website (training will be provided)
  • a good understanding of social media including Facebook and Twitter
  • a good understanding of standard school policies, eg GDPR, safeguarding, record retention
  • bags of enthusiasm, initiative, resourcefulness and a great sense of humour.

Experience of working in a school office environment would be an advantage, as would experience of using Pupil Asset and PS Financials (or other similar management information and finance systems).

Diss Church of England Junior Academy has a happy and welcoming school team with very high standards and expectations. We pride ourselves on creating a friendly and secure environment, where pupils feel confident and visitors are warmly welcomed. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dedicated, hardworking and friendly team.

The post will be working at both Diss Church of England Junior Academy and Diss Infant School and Nursery. 

Visits to the school are welcome.

Further details and an application pack are available from the school, by contacting Sarah Hammond, School Business Manager on (01379) 642768 / 642675.

Alternatively, an application pack can be downloaded from the related information section.

Completed applications should be returned to the Sarah Hammond via email: businessmanager@diss-inf.norfolk.sch.uk

Please note that it is school policy to request references before interview.

Interview date: 23rd November 2018.

Diss Church of England Junior Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and undertake a DBS check.
This post comes under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations, and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.