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Administration Assistant - DE56 4GS



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DE56 4GS


Salary NJC point 4 which is £21,189 per annum

Full-time – Permanent (37 hours per week, for 52 weeks per year)

Required: ASAP

Set in the village of Duffield, in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire. We are centred on the western bank of the River Derwent at the mouth of the River Ecclesbourne. Duffield is within the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Area and its elevated surroundings are the southern foothills of the Pennines.

We are looking for an experienced administrator who is enthusiastic, well organised and caring with excellent communication and administration skills. You will be joining a welcoming and supportive administration team who ensure administrative requirements are effectively provided for all teaching and support staff on site.  

Essential Skills:

  • Have a flexible approach and be able to work effectively in a team
  • Be positive, inclusive and understand the importance of confidentiality
  • Be self-motivated and able to use own initiative
  • Be able to confidently and courteously deal with the public, students and other members of staff in person, by email and by telephone
  • Be highly computer literate in usual office applications
  • Be committed and enthusiastic

The position is for 37 hours per week, working each Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm with a 30 minute break. However, we are happy to consider part-time and/or term-time working, if this is your preference please state this in your application.  

Salary will be paid at National Joint Council point 4 which is £21,189 per annum, this would be pro-rated for a term-time/part-time role.  

In return for your hard work, we offer 33 days paid holiday per year (including statutory and concessionary days) rising to 37 after five years and immediate membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. Continuity of service is recognised for local government employees. 

The reward for working at Ecclesbourne is more than financial and we give back to our staff in terms of wellbeing, training and support. Children of members of staff with a minimum of two years’ service at the school at the time of application are included in our admissions criteria. 

Our commitment to safeguarding: Our school is committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process which is in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment will be conditional on a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, references, health check and, where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check. 

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a school we are passionate about diversity and recognize that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

To apply, please submit your CV by clicking the Apply button!

Closing Date: 9am On Friday 3rd February 2023.

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