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The Federation of St Edmund's and St Joseph's Catholic Primary Schools

St Edmund's Catholic Primary School

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Administration Assistant: Closes 20.9.21 3pm

Admin Assistant: 32.5 hrs per week, 39 weeks per year                          

Salary: Grade 3 Point 7 (£20, 092 pro rata)

We are seeking an applicant who is hardworking, reliable and flexible and can work successfully as part of a team to join our caring, friendly school.  You will be part of our conscientious, supportive admin team providing an efficient and effective administration and reception service, undertaking routine office duties. A good sense of humour, willingness to adapt, and the ability to use initiative as appropriate are considered essential qualities.  Further details are provided on the job description and person specification.

The successful candidate will become part of a supportive hardworking staff led on a day to day basis by the Head of School, Kate Copeman. The school is federated with St Joseph’s, a smaller Catholic school in Sudbury with Maria Kemble being the Executive Headteacher.  The admin teams across both schools work closely together and whilst you will be based at St Edmund’s there may be occasions when you will be required to work at St Joseph’s.

The Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to demonstrate this commitment in every aspect of their work.  The successful candidate will need to undertake a DBS check.

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Please contact Jo Herlihy (Business Manager), St Edmund’s Catholic Primary School, Westgate St, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1QG, Tel 01284 755141 for more information.

Closing date:       Monday 20th September 3:00pm

Interviews:           W/C Monday 27th September