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We passionately believe that our staff are our greatest asset and we want to recruit, and retain, the best. Together, we can improve pupils' life chances and that of the local communities we serve. Every role is essential to this belief and we value those we work with, ensuring every person has the opportunity to flourish, and that we remain an employer of choice. 

We will add details of any open vacancies, based within any of the schools within Sycamore Church of England Multi-Academy Trust on this page. Full details of our vacancies can also be found on Greater Jobs.

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Christ Church CE Primary School - Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant - Grade 5

Post Working Hours: 31.5 hours per week, term time only

Base: Christ Church CE Primary School, Church Street, Walshaw, BL8 3AX

Grade: 5 (£23,114 - £23,500 full time equivalent, salary for this post would be £16,982 – £17,266)

Contract: Permanent

Required From: As soon as possible

The Sycamore Church of England Trust are seeking to appoint a proactive and highly organised administrator to join our Trust based at Christ Church CE Primary School. 

You will be expected to provide routine general administrative and financial support to the school. As first point of contact you will provide an efficient and professional front of house service for the school, whether face to face, over email or telephone. You should have experience in operating online systems or have the necessary skills to be able to learn and become highly confident in the use of multiple systems (for example, our MIS system, website, absence monitoring etc). Confident and proficient in the use of Microsoft applications you will produce letters, reports, and operate relevent packages such as Excel to a high standard. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Trust within a vital and varied role. Whilst school experience is desirable, this is an ideal prospect to apply previous administrative experience within an education setting where your role will impact upon raising outcomes for children. 

For an informal chat regarding the role please contact eitherJeni Whitham or Kailey Hayward-Sampson at  Christ Church school 01204 883415 or christchurch@thesycamoretrust.co.uk.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare or children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks, including references.

All application forms should be emailed to recruitment@thesycamoretrust.co.uk by 8am, Monday 26th February 2024. Please note that no CVs will be accepted. 

Shortlisting will take place 28th February with interviews scheduled 6th/7th March 2024.