Posted: Tuesday 10 April 2018.
Closing date: Sunday 29 April 2018
Interviews to be held: Friday 4 May 2018
Start date: May onwards.
Salary: £18,070 - £20,138 FTE (NJC Scale 4) Actual £17,060 - £19,013
Contract type: Permanent. Full time 37 hours a week, term time only plus 6 weeks
Polam Hall School wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Receptionist/ Administrative Officer for its busy Senior School Office
Responsibilities will include providing:
The successful candidate will have a level 3 qualification in Business and Administration or equivalent. You will have proven experience and knowledge of administration in a school or other business setting. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with staff and stakeholders at all levels. You should have good customer care skills and a positive work ethic with good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and work under pressure.
Polam Hall School is a 4-19 co-educational day and boarding school which converted to Free School Status in September 2015. It is now part of Woodard Academies Trust and forms part of the Trust’s Northern Hub. The Trust is working effectively with Polam Hall School to prepare the school for its first OFSTED, expected in 2017/18.
This is a very exciting time at Polam Hall. The school has grown to its current 700 pupils over the last two years and will continue to expand until it reaches a roll of around 880.
At Polam Hall we aim to build creativity, confidence and compassion in our young people. The vision of the School moving forward is to retain a focus on the individual, on providing opportunities and the holistic development of each child.
If you wish to visit the school and/or discuss the requirements of the post please contact Donna Carroll, Office Manager on 01325 463383 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please note you should use the supporting statement section of the application form to clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements outlined in the person specification. The information in this section will be used to shortlist applicants for the role and therefore it is important that you provide enough detail to give a full picture of your skills and experience.
Polam Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.