Reception and Administrative Assistant Outwood Academy Bishopsgarth, Stockton-on-Tees

Salary
£18,065 to £18,426
Grade
Grade 2, SCP 3-4
Hours
37 hours per week - Term Time only plus 5 days. (Actual salary £15,538.39)
Start date
20 April 2020

Ofsted rated: Good

With a proud tradition of serving the community of Stockton-on-Tees, Outwood Academy Bishopsgarth is a medium-sized school with a big heart. We are part of the Outwood Grange Academies Trust, one of the highest performing Trusts in the country.

Our vision is to put students first in order to raise standards and transform lives. To make this happen, we innovate constantly, including a vertical curriculum centering on exceeding age related expectations in Years 7 and 8 and a three-year Key Stage 4, aimed at personalising learning. Fast-track opportunities and workshops provide accelerated routes for students, where appropriate. In other cases additional teaching time and resources are provided to ensure students leave with a solid foundation of good and better grades.

With a holistic view of education, we value vocational, practical, creative and academic talent equally and focus on building transferable skills that result in real-world success. We are also an ‘enhanced mainstream school’ providing an outstanding education for young people with physical and/or sensory needs.

In particular, we aim to instil British Values: a passion for democratic participation, individual liberty, mutual respect, and difference and diversity, backed by a commitment to taking responsibility for one’s own conduct and progress. By empowering students to take ownership of their learning, we can create tomorrow’s leaders as well as responsible, caring and engaging citizens

As the main receptionist you will be the front of house for the Academy therefore the first point of contact for students, parents, staff, visitors, etc. You will also be responsible for ensuring that Safeguarding policies and procedures are followed to the strictest standard. At Bishopsgarth we believe that team work is key and we all work hard to support each other across roles in the Academy, your role will include being part of our administration team. This team is critical to the smooth day to day running of the Academy.

The successful candidate must be extremely well organised, have the ability to prioritize work and ensure that strict deadlines are met. The ability to work on your own initiative and be able to lead by example are essential. You will be required to deal with students, parents and outside agencies in a professional, prompt and confidential manner.

Outwood Academy Bishopsgarth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All offers of employment will be subject to enhanced DBS Check.

The Academy benefits from being part of the Outwood Family of Schools and you will be joining a highly innovative, inspirational and ambitious organisation. The Trust guarantees every member of staff CPD and development opportunities.

If you need more information contact the Business Manager directly by email: j.buttery@bishopsgarth.outwood.com or telephone: 01642 586262.

Please note that there is currently a job evaluation exercise being undertaken across the Trust.
The salary advertised for this post is therefore subject to job evaluation and may change.

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Location

Outwood Academy Bishopsgarth

Harrowgate Lane, Stockton-on-Tees, TS19 8TF

Age range
11–16
Telephone
01642 586262
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