Office Administrator
School
Green Park Village Primary Academy
Location
2 Flagstaff Road Green Park, Reading, England RG2 6AX
Start Date
Monday 1st July 2024
Salary
REAch2 SCP 2 – 6 (£22,366 - £23,893) FTE pro rata salary

About the Role

Green Park Village Academy has an exciting opportunity for an individual to join the school and REAch2 Academy Trust as an Office Administrator.  The office administrator supports the office coordinator to ensure the daily administration and smooth running of the school office. The office is the hub of the school where a wide range of demands need to be met to a very high professional standard. This role will be the first point of contact for parents, carers, volunteers, contractors and other members of the community, as well as governors, staff, and pupils.

At Green Park Village Academy there’s a real opportunity to be a pioneer in new ways of educating tomorrows generation. We want to provide the highest standard of education for our pupils, and we are looking for talented and committed staff to join us on this journey.

We offer:

  • Dynamic leadership that values your contribution.
  • Specialised support teams focused on behaviour, curriculum, and SEN.
  • Personalised mentoring to help you grow in your role.
  • A supportive environment where you’re never alone in facing obstacles.
  • Opportunities to learn about best practice in managing pupil behaviour in the classroom.
  • Comprehensive training to equip you with the skills you need.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement.
  • A chance to be part of a community that embraces challenges as opportunities for growth.

Candidates should have:

  • experience working in a general office / administration environment
  • experience working with and be proficient in Microsoft Office packages such as Word and Excel
  • experience of reception work – being first point of contact with customers and visitors
  • good spoken and written communication skills
  • good attention to detail
  • the ability to compose a clear message via email or letter
  • the ability to meet deadlines
  • the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people

In return we can offer:

  • A wide range of professional development opportunities,
  • Personalised mentoring to help you grow in your role.
  • A supportive environment where you’re never alone in facing obstacles.
  • A competitive salary,
  • 29 days’ paid holiday (rising to 32 days after 5 years’ service) (pro rata for part-time or term-time only)
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,
  • As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.

So, why join us? You’ll be working for a trust that understands the day-to-day challenges or working in tough schools and embraces them. We have a growing education community here at Green Park Village Academy, that will help you move forward in your career and learn at a lighting speed.

Closing Date
Monday 20th May 2024 at 12pm (midday)
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The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.

Completed applications forms should be sent to [email protected]

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

  • A wide range of professional development opportunities,
  • Term-time only,
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,

As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.