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Administrative Support & Communications Assistant

Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 5.85 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Friday 17 September 2021

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Harbour Primary & Nursery School
Church Hill, Newhaven
Phone: 01273 514532
Email: office@harbour.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.harbourprimary.co.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

At Harbour Primary we have a clear vision for our school which unites staff, governors, families and children. We share a determination that all children will achieve the very best that they can in our welcoming, creative, inclusive community.

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Are you a team player?

Are you enthusiastic and committed to improving personal performance?

We are looking to appoint an Administrative Support & Communications Assistant to join our busy and dynamic office team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing general administrative support in the school office and to act as the first point of contact with parents, agencies and all visitors to the school. The role also includes responsibility for managing and co-ordinating the school’s website and social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter and all aspects of communication with our school community.

The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE level or equivalent will have attained a Grade B or 6 or above in English and a Grade C or 4 or above in Maths. They will have excellent word processing skills and desk top publishing skills and a good knowledge of Microsoft Office (in particular Outlook, Word and Excel) and have had previous office experience. This post also requires the holder to give First Aid (full training will be provided).

The working pattern will be Monday to Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm, term time only with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break. For a full job description and an application form, please contact Office@Harbour.e-sussex.sch.uk

The closing date is Friday 17th September.

Harbour Primary & Nursery School is fully committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all children. Employment will be subject to satisfactory DBS and Health Checks.

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/43000/16854

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Newhaven

  • Salary
  • £18,933 to £19,312

  • Closing date
  • 17 September 2021

  • Organisation
  • Harbour Primary & Nursery School

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Term Time only - Part time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education