Office Manager & Personal Assistant to Headteacher

We are seeking to appoint a conscientious, approachable, organised and motivated individual to lead our highly effective office team in our expanding school. Currently, the school is going through an exciting expansion project to become a two-form entry school. If you are enthused by working in a dynamic environment and are motivated by building a team, then we look forward to hearing from you.

  • Pay Range: Scale 7 £27,852 – £31,099. Actual Salary range: £24,358 – £27,317
  • Position Start Date: 10th January 2023
  • Contract Term: Permanent
  • Working pattern: Term time: 37hrs per week, plus non-pupil days and 1 week in holidays
  • Application Close: Thursday 8th December by Midnight
  • Date of Interviews: From Monday 12th December2022

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced office environment with a proven record of working both in a team and independently (essential).
  • Excellent organisational skills, working to a high level of efficiency, accuracy and confidentiality.
  • A flexible, calm, friendly, approachable and professional manner.
  • Excellent spelling, punctuation and grammar.
  • Excellent communication skills with a sense of humour and the ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • The ability to establish effective relationships with parents, children, colleagues, governors and the wider school community.
  • GCSE A-C/equivalent in English and Maths.
  • Excellent working knowledge of all Microsoft Office packages, SIMS, knowledge of FMS and e-payroll systems; namely CIVICA is desirable, or an aptitude to understand and operate innovative systems.

Main areas of responsibility will include:

  • Management of the school administration team.
  • Act as Personal Assistant to the Headteacher.
  • Manage and co-ordinate Personnel HR matters relating to educational employment, recruitment, contracts and pay.
  • Manage all aspects of Information Governance and GDPR.
  • Interface with the school communications systems such as the WordPress website, OurSchools app and Parentmail.
  • Maintaining Health & Safety records and reports.
  • An understanding of finance systems is of preference to support the Finance Officer.

What we can offer you:

  • Flexible off site working in line with the demands of the organisation.
  • Opportunity to lead a small, friendly, supportive and eager team.
  • Be part of a team that continuously strive for the best outcomes for all in the community.
  • Opportunity to attend networking events and external training relevant to the role.
  • Training and professional learning and development.
  • Flexibility around holiday working days to meet the needs of the organisation.

We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.

For more information and to apply, visit the Essex Schools Jobs listing.

Midday Assistant

Do you have time across the middle of your day to join us and support the children during their lunchtimes? We have a vacancy in
our lunchtime team and would love to hear from you.

  • Pay Range: Actual Salary £2,878
  • Position Start Date: Immediate
  • Contract Type: Part-time 6 ¼ hrs per week
  • Contract Term: Permanent
  • Application Close: 13/12/2022 Midday
  • Date of Interviews: From Thursday 15th December 2022

Working pattern: 11.45 – 1.00pm per day Monday to Friday(term time only)

Working as part of a team, you willtake care of and support all the children on the school premises during the midday break, between the morning and afternoon teaching sessions.

Duties

  • Lead games, play activities with the children to teach and motivate safe, appropriate play
  • Organise play equipment and ensure it is stowed away safely and correctly
  • To assist children in selecting their meal and sitting in an appropriate place in the dining hall
  • To assist children with eating their meal if applicable
  • To clear tables when meals are finished and clear up any associated spillages
  • To provide pastoral care, guidance and routine advice to pupils as appropriate
  • To alert Senior Midday Assistant and/or the Senior Leaders/Line Manager of any concerns regarding an individual child or group of children
  • To enforce the necessary sanctions for maintaining good order
  • To administer basic first aid as required
  • To keep daily records of first aid administered, behaviour and sanctions employed, together with any other relevant records that may be needed
  • Ensure that you are upholding the values of the organisation in your role and applying safeguarding practices to your role following training

We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.

For more information and to apply, visit the Essex Schools Jobs listing.

School Site Manager / School Caretaker

We are rexcruiting for a School Site Manager / School Caretaker with the key responsibility to ensure our site is safe for all.

  • Pay Range: Scale 6 £22,571 – £24,920
  • Position Start Date: ASAP
  • Contract Type: Full-time
  • Contract Term: Permanent
  • Application Close: 17/11/2022 Midday
  • Date of Interviews: Tuesday 22nd November 2022

Working pattern:

  • Monday: 10.30am – 6.30pm
  • Tuesday: 6.30am – 2.30pm
  • Wednesday:10.30am – 6.30pm
  • Thursday:6.30am – 2.30pm
  • Friday:10.30am -6.30pm

Includes 1hr of breaks each day
2 hours per week to be mutually agreed with the Headteacher.

Are you:

  • Someone who can take pride in the appearance and condition of our fantastic Victorian site, both internally and externally?
  • Experienced and knowledgeable about health and safety regulations and procedures?
  • Trustworthy and responsible, enabling you to be the main key holder for the school and grounds, including emergency out of hours?
  • An effective leader who can manage a site team of cleaners?
  • Able to proactively monitor and carry out maintenance and general repairs?
  • A good communicator and team player who can work well collaboratively with others from both inside the school and with external partners?
  • Flexible and adaptable?
  • Committed, self-motivated, intuitive and accountable?

In return for your experience, enthusiasm, and commitment we can offer you:

  • Opportunities to develop your professional skills in Health & Safety and Leadership.
  • Experience in building projects with external contractors and the local authority.

We are currently a one-and-a-half form entry school located in Chelmsford city centre. We have an exciting expansion project underway whereby we will be growing to become a two-form-entry school with new facilities built on site.

Informal visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, these can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01245 354517.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references, and confirmation of qualifications.

For more information and to apply, visit the Essex Schools Jobs listing.

Key Stage 1 Lead and Phonics Lead

Are you ready to take on a key leadership role? Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge? Are you excited to make a real difference to children’s lives and learning? We are looking to recruit a Key Stage 1 and Phonics Lead to join our friendly and supportive staff team.

  • Pay Range: Main Pay Scale (MPS) + TLR available for the right candidate
  • Position Start Date: 01/01/2023
  • Contract Type: Full-time
  • Contract Term: Permanent
  • Application Close: 15/11/2022 Midday
  • Date of Interviews: Wednesday 23rd November 2022 

We welcome your application if you believe in unlocking the potential of our children, supporting our children through their learning and development, and leading our KS1 team to be the best practitioners that they can be.

We are an established school with a strong community, a dedicated team, and an inclusive ethos.

We are a specialist Speech and Language School with an enhanced provision which is part of the Local SEND Offer. We work alongside on-site Speech Therapists and develop staff in class speech and language resources and provision to meet the needs of the children that are part of our Language Hub.

We are currently a one-and-a-half form entry school located in Chelmsford city centre. We have an exciting expansion project underway whereby we will be growing to become a two-form-entry school with new facilities built on site.

We have skilled facilitators in the NPQ programmes and are committed to developing you as a leader, which could be as part of one of these programmes, in collaboration with our Teaching School links.

Are you:

  • An outstanding practitioner that aspires to lead
  • A proven impact of raising standards in KS1
  • Experienced in teaching and/or leading in KS1, particularly with phonics
  • Able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the Year 2 Curriculum and statutory requirements for KS1
  • A creative teacher, dedicate to providing exciting, practical learning opportunities for children to aid memory, understanding, skills and knowledge
  • Someone who has high expectations of all children to be successful
  • Committed to the inclusive learning of all young people with a trauma perceptive approach to supporting pupils
  • A team player, who can work as part of, and lead, a supportive and encouraging staff team
  • Dedicated to lifelong learning and professional development of yourself and others

If this sounds like you, then we welcome your application. Teachers looking for flexible working are welcome to apply. Pay scale calculated on experience for the right candidate.

Informal visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, these can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01245 354517.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references, and confirmation of qualifications.

For more information and to apply, visit the Essex Schools Jobs listing.

Key Stage 1 Teacher

Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge making a real difference to children’s lives and learning?
We are looking to recruit an experienced Key Stage 1 Teacher to join our supportive staff team.

  • Pay Range: Main pay scale. UPS applications welcome.
  • Position Start Date: 01/01/2023
  • Contract Type: Full-time
  • Contract Term: Permanent
  • Application Close: 15/11/2022 Midday
  • Date of Interviews: Wednesday 23rd November 2022 

We welcome your application if you believe in unlocking the potential of our children, supporting our children through their learning and development in the early stages of KS1.

We are an established school with a strong community, a dedicated team, and an inclusive ethos.

We are a specialist Speech and Language School with an enhanced provision which is part of the Local SEND Offer. We work alongside on-site Speech Therapists and develop staff in class speech and language resources and provision to meet the needs of the children that are part of our Language Hub.

We are currently a one-and-a-half form entry school located in Chelmsford city centre. We have an exciting expansion project underway whereby we will be growing to become a two-form-entry school with new facilities built on site.

We have skilled facilitators in the NPQ programmes and are committed to developing you as a leader, which could be as part of one of these programmes, in collaboration with our Teaching School links.

Are you:

  • An outstanding practitioner with experience in KS1
  • A proven impact of raising standards in KS1
  • Experienced in teaching phonics, early reading and the basic skills to be excellent readers, writers and mathematicians.
  • Able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the Year 2 Curriculum and statutory requirements for KS1
  • A creative teacher, dedicate to providing exciting, practical learning opportunities for children to aid memory, understanding, skills and knowledge
  • Someone who has high expectations of all children to be successful
  • Committed to the inclusive learning of all young people with a trauma perceptive approach to supporting pupils
  • A team player, who can contribute to and work as part of a staff team
  • Dedicated to lifelong learning and professional development of yourself and others

If this sounds like you then we welcome your application. Teachers looking for flexible working are welcome to apply. Pay scale calculated on experience for the right candidate.

Informal visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, these can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01245 354517.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references, and confirmation of qualifications.

for more information and to apply, visit the Essex Schools Jobs listing.