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Office Administrator

College
Marden Lodge Primary and Nursery School
Location
Caterham, Surrey
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Term Time
Salary
Actual Salary £7643.37
Start Date
To Be Confirmed
Expires
28th June 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1429013
Start Date
To Be Confirmed
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Contract Length: 15 hours a week
  • Job ID: 1429013

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and proactive Office Administrator to join our hard working and dedicated team in the school office for two days a week.

Your opportunity

An opportunity has arisen for an Office Administrator to provide administrative support as a member of the school’s office team. This varied role will give the successful candidate an opportunity to learn all aspects within the department, developing their knowledge and skills. They will be prepared to work hard and respond positively to the busy day to day school life and be a strong team player.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in an administrative role and should have good communication and organisational skills. Due to the nature of the post, they will need to be flexible in their work ethic and willing to help the rest of the team. Experience of working in a school office would be desirable but not essential.

What we are looking for

The successful candidate should:

• Be dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated

• Be able to develop positive relationships with young children

• Be able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour

• Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team

• Be a confident and clear communicator with parents

• Have GCSE Maths and English Grade C or above

About Marden Lodge Primary School, part of the Chalklands Cluster

Our School is a happy, vibrant and forward thinking. We have a friendly and committed staff who follow our vision statement of Aiming High, Working Hard, Learning Together. The school sits within an established cluster of Primary schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Marden Lodge, our cluster includes the following other primary schools; Chestnut Park, Whyteleafe, Warlingham Village, and Hillcroft.

This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across this cluster, to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential. It also provides opportunities for career progression across the cluster and gives you the chance to further your professional development.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

● A growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils

● Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity, and Kindness

● 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England

● We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity

● Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

● Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme

● Flexible working options

● Generous holiday allowance

● Work life and family friendly policies

● Employee wellbeing initiatives

● Career pathways and talent management

● Access to a staff benefits portal

● Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details:

Hours: 15 hours per week, 38.6 weeks of the year (term time plus 3 days)

Salary: GLF Associate 2 - Actual salary £7643.37 FTE £21544

Start Date: TBC

Closing date for applications: 28th June 2024

Interview date: TBA

Contact: If you would like more information about the role please contact the Head of School via the school office.

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Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

Marden Lodge Primary and Nursery School

Marden Lodge Primary and Nursery School

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