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Administrative/Welfare Assistant

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Vacancy Summary
Employer:
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary:
£19,024 to £20,643
Location:
South Chingford Foundation School
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
13/11/2018 at 12:00 PM
Reference:
SCH/18/78685
Vacancy Description

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - with responsibilities for Welfare

 

SOUTH CHINGFORD FOUNDATION SCHOOL

Part of CHINGFORD ACADEMIES TRUST

11-18 mixed comprehensive with specialist Post-16 provision

Rushcroft Road, Chingford,

London E4 8SG

 

e-mail: lorna.dixon@rushcroft.com

web site: www.southchingfordfoundation.org

 

Executive Principal: Mr Mark Morrall

START DATE:  ASAP

SALARY:  Scale 4 Pt18-21 (£19,024 - £20,643) – 36 hours per week, 48 weeks per year

TENURE:  PERMANENT

South Chingford Foundation School is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our team as an Administrative Assistant with responsibilities for Welfare. This is an exciting role and requires someone with a good level of organisational, IT and administrative skills.

Candidates must have experience in administrative work and be able to use various Microsoft Office Packages; including excellent Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint with competence. Candidates will also have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills as this role requires contact with staff, students and parents.   For the welfare aspects of this role, a Paediatric First Aid qualification is essential and the Trust will cover the cost of the training for the suitable candidate.

The successful candidate will also need to be able to demonstrate that they have previous experience in an administrative role, are able to work flexibly and prioritise workload, work calm under pressure and uphold a professional, friendly manner at all times.   

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  In addition to an enhanced DBS check, Successful applicants will be subject to a medical questionnaire.  We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

If you are interested in developing your career and joining a hardworking, committed and supportive staff, then please complete an Application Form and return to jobs@rushcroft.com or post to the above address for the attention of Lorna Dixon, Trust Business Manager. 

Closing date:  13 November 2018, 12 noon.

Interviews:     shortly afterwards

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure Check. The Trust requires that all adults who work with pupils promote pupil safety and wellbeing; adhering to Trust policies to ensure effective Child Protection and Safeguarding provision, either directly or indirectly.



Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.