Office Assistant (Attendance) Part Time

Whitnash Primary School, Langley Road, Whitnash, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 2EX
Actual Salary: £8,954.80
15 Dec 2021
17 Jan 2022
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

The Role

We are looking for a motivated Office Assistant to join our friendly, committed office team. You will run our busy school reception desk and play a key role in school administration. This post specifically entails key responsibility for attendance monitoring.

The role could involve all or some of the following:

Answering the telephone and dealing with queries. Maintaining databases, using SIMS, Parent Pay, Group Call email/text service. Monitoring of admin office emails. Recording pupil attendance and undertaking administrative duties relating to first day absence calls and sending relevant letters to parents. General pupil and parent letters as required. Maintaining the school diary. General photocopying, filing, distribution of post, and admin tasks. Booking and overseeing the administrative tasks relating to school trips.

Key Requirements

As the first point of contact for parents and visitors to the school, as well as pupils and staff, good communication skills and an approachable, professional manner are essential. A sense of humour is essential, as is the ability to work efficiently in a busy environment with many interruptions. You will need good Microsoft office skills and preferably experience in working in an office role using Parent Pay/SIMS.

Additional Information & How to Apply

Please forward completed application forms to by 4pm on Monday 17th January 2022.

Closing date: Monday 17th January 2022.
Interview date: Will be held on Friday 21st January 2022.

Whitnash Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Supporting documents
Job description
Application form
Equality form
Person specification

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