Admin Assistant

Coten End Primary School, Coten End, Warwick, CV34 4NP
£11,522 - £12,370 per annum
02 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
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About Us

Coten End Primary is a large, very popular, 3-form entry school situated in Warwick. There are 608 pupils on roll with the numbers increasing each year until 2019 when we will have 3 forms in every year group throughout the school. The school was graded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in December 2011 and is well regarded by parents and enjoyed by pupils. 
Our inspiring and enthusiastic children thrive during their time here and behave well because they want to do their very best. We have a fantastic team of teachers and support staff with tremendous knowledge and enthusiasm and a passion for their work. 
We wish to recruit an Admin Assistant who will join our outstanding team and will be made to feel welcome by all staff and children alike. Under the leadership of the Headteacher the school continues to remain committed to further raising the quality of the children’s educational experiences and we will ensure that your time at Coten End is an enjoyable and rewarding one.

The Role

28.75 Hours per Week

We are looking to recruit an experienced Admin Assistant who will join our friendly team and assist in the day to day running of a busy school office. You will be the welcoming first point of contact for parents, children, staff and visitors. You will be responsible for the day to day recording of pupil attendance via our MIS system (SIMS) and will provide support for the Inclusion Manager and medical care for children when needed. In this very busy school the role will vary on a daily basis, please see the job description for all areas of the role. 
The role is 28.45 hours per week, Mondays (8.15am – 3.30pm; 30 minute break), Tuesday – Friday (8.15am – 1.45pm)

Key Requirements

• Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths at grades A – C, or NVQ 
• Excellent communication skills 
• Empathetic and caring approach 
• Strong administrative skills and a friendly disposition to front the school office 
• Experience of customer care 
• Able to take direction but prepared to work independently and show initiative when required 
• Well organised and work as part of a team 
• Flexible and willing to undertake other duties as and when required 
• Fulfil the requirements of an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Additional Information & How to Apply

Coten End 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.

Visits to the school are encouraged; please contact Mrs Debra Padginton (Head's PA) on 01926 491329 to make an appointment. 

If you are interested in this post please complete an application form; please email your application to

Should you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Padginton on 01926 491329 or email

Interviews will take place on Friday 19th October 2018. 
If you have not been contacted by Wednesday 17th October then your application has been unsuccessful.

Closing date: Monday 15th October 2018 @ 9.00 a.m. 

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