Administration Officer (Ark Little Ridge Primary Academy)
Hours of work: 35
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only
Closing date: Midday Tuesday 13 June 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Ark Little Ridge Primary Academy
Little Ridge Avenue
St Leonards on Sea
Phone: 01424 752266
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.
The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.
If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.
About the role
Ark Little Ridge is a popular and over-subscribed school in the heart of Hastings. Our last OfSTED inspection (July 2022) identified us as a GOOD school with OUTSTANDING features.
As part of the Ark schools’ network, we are committed to making sure that every child has access to a great education and real choices in life. We know that great schools need great staff, which is why we offer you the very best training and support at every stage of your career.
We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Administration Officer, ideally with experience of working in a busy school office environment. This is a permanent role which will involve a wide range of school office administration duties as well as support to the Principal and School Leadership Team. You will work closely alongside our capable and friendly office team, providing help and support to all school stakeholders including parents and pupils.
The successful candidate will have:
- experience of working in an administration environment, ideally in a school.
- excellent organisational and time-management skills.
- the skill to multitask while prioritising tasks effectively, working with minimal supervision and using initiative.
- excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
- excellent team skills and experience of working effectively as part of a team.
- a positive, proactive ‘can do’ attitude to their role.
- a secure, wide-ranging knowledge of ICT use.
If you have a passion for education, we can offer you support and challenge to develop further. By joining the Ark schools network you will gain access to an exclusive range of benefits including comprehensive CPD, training and best-practice sharing opportunities, reduced gym membership, large retail discounts as well as the unique opportunity to apply for international exchanges and other scholarship prospects.
Interested in this exciting opportunity? If you have any questions and/or would like to arrange a visit, please contact Mrs H Zebedee on 01424 752266, or email email@example.com to arrange a visit to the school.
To apply please go to Explore our vacancies | Ark Little Ridge (live-ark-school-29.pantheonsite.io). The closing date for applications is midday on Tuesday 13th June 2023
Start date: Latest 1st September 2023 but ideally earlier if possible for the successful applicant.
Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday (term time only)
Salary: £21,575 pro rata, £11.49 per hour (Actual Salary: £17,962 per annum)
Closing date: Midday on Tuesday 13th June 2023
Interviews: Friday 16th June 2023
Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.
Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred. To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).
For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.