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Administration Assistant

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Diss Primary Academy Partnership
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Salary details:
£6,094 - £8,126 pa*
Job term:
Part Time
Fixed Term
Closing date:
06 July 2020 09:00 AM
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15 – 20 hpw, 39 weeks per year, 8.30am – 12pm.

Fixed term until 31 August 2021.  

*£17,711 FTE. 

Hours to be agreed on appointment but likely to be over five days.

The Diss Primary Academy Partnership (Diss Infant Academy and Nursery and Diss Church of England Junior Academy - part of the Diocese of Norwich St Benet’s Multi Academy Trust) is seeking to appoint an Administration Assistant to provide a high standard of secretarial and administrative support in the school. You will be highly efficient, well organised and a 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 and computer skills, and the ability to multi-task.   
 You will have:

  • high levels of digital literacy including all aspects of social media
  • bags of enthusiasm, initiative, resourcefulness and a great sense of humour
  • a friendly, approachable manner
  • excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  • the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • a good understanding of standard school policies, eg GDPR, safeguarding, record retention.

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

Diss Primary Academy Partnership 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 Academy and Nursery.

Whilst we may not be able to host school tours for interested applicants at this time, if you would like further information, please contact Sarah Hammond, School Business Manager, on (01379) 642675. 

An application pack is available from the related information section or from the school via email.

Completed applications must include details of how you meet the criteria set out in the Person Specification as well as any relevant experience that has prepared you for this job. This should be sent to the School Business Manager at: sbm@diss.stbenets.org

Interview date: w/c 6 July 2020.

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

Diss Primary Academy Partnership 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.

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