Receptionist/Admin Assistant

Tendring Technology College

  • £19470 - £20124 per annum
  • Essex / East of England
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 1 week ago

£19,470 – £20,124 + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Car Scheme + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Additional AET Benefits

Permanent, Full Time

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

September 2024 Start

Passionate about making a difference? Our academy is on an exciting journey towards becoming a beacon of educational excellence. Do you have the passion to make a difference?

We are looking for a Receptionist/Admin Assistant to be the first point of contact for parents, staff and visitors, ensuring a warm and professional welcome. Your role will be vital in supporting the smooth running of the Academy, providing a range of administrative and communication duties.

What a Typical Day Might Look Like:

  • Deliver efficient and responsive reception service. This includes answering queries, dealing with complaints and providing referrals in a friendly and helpful manner.
  • Maintain a positive and professional image for the Academy at all times.
  • Undertake various administrative tasks including filing, photocopying, and managing school supplies to ensure everything runs smoothly.
  • Act as a first-aider, providing basic first aid to students, staff and visitors (training provided).
  • Assist with communication within the Academy, managing emails, post and switchboard calls to keep everyone connected.
  • Uphold Academy policies and procedures, maintaining a safe and secure environment for all.
  • Be a team player, supporting colleagues during busy periods and providing cover when needed.

Working hours are Monday – Thursday 8.00am – 4.00pm and Friday 8.00am – 3.30pm.

Tendring Technology College (TTC) is a large, 11-19 mixed comprehensive academy. With over 1,800 young people on roll we strive to be a catalyst; aiming to create not only remarkable lives for our young people, but for our community. We are an academy that offers a broad and ambitious curriculum, we inspire high aspirations for all. We have students that gain the very highest academic and vocational outcomes and we believe passionately in promoting the arts, creativity and sporting success.

We want our pupils to be happy, enjoy being engaged in their learning and challenged in their thinking. We strive to ensure they are fully prepared for the rapidly evolving future that lies ahead of them, standing shoulder to shoulder with the best in the world.

We want our staff to be highly skilled, willing to learn, feel supported and be determined to get the best outcomes for every pupil.

Closing date : 2nd June 2024

About Academies Enterprise Trust

AET was established in 2008 and is now a national network of 57 primary, secondary, and special schools. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive network which spans nearly every region in England. We want our people to be empowered to do their best work, supported by the best leadership they’ve ever had, so that we provide an excellent education to every child, in every classroom.

With excellent leadership and teaching in every school, we will help children go on to lead successful and happy lives. We acknowledge and appreciate the exceptional efforts of all our people.

AET Staff Benefits

Career development and training: AET offers a wide range of statutory and developmental training to help you succeed in your career.

  • Great pension | Healthcare cashback and helpline | Employee assistance programme
  • Free financial advice | Salary advances | Affordable loan scheme | Electric car and bike schemes
  • Lifestyle savings | Discounted gym membership | Travel and leisure scheme

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s. Apply today.

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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