Laidlaw Schools Trust
£21,189 - £21,968 FTE (SCP4-6)
15th May 2023
Newcastle upon Tyne
37 hours per week, all year round
Salary £21,189 – £21,968, Point 4-6
The Trustees are seeking to appoint a Receptionist/Administrator as soon as possible, for Excelsior Academy.
The successful candidate will work as part of an established team in a very busy office environment and will be the welcoming face of the Academy and the first point of contact for parents, pupils, visitors and staff. You will play a crucial role in the day-to-day life of the Academy by providing a wide range of administrative and front of house support. The person appointed must demonstrate excellent communication, organisational and administrative skills, whilst being confident in their own IT skills. In addition, the person appointed will be able to work proactively and independently whilst being flexible and adaptable to the needs of the role.
Excelsior Academy is an All-Through Academy providing education for students aged 3 – 19, serving the West End of Newcastle. Working at Excelsior, you will play an important role in our continuous drive for further improvement.
The successful candidates will join Laidlaw Schools Trust (a Multi Academy Trust) where all Academies support each other to the benefit of our pupils and their families. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team based in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Careers section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website https://www.laidlawschoolstrust.co.uk/72/vacancies-1 or on the Excelsior Academy website https://excelsior.laidlawschoolstrust.co.uk/.
If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post please contact Chloe Wallwork, Office Manager – firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 15th May 2023
Interviews will take place: Tuesday 23rd May 2023
Applications should be returned to: email@example.com
Start Date: As soon as possible
Please note that we do not accept CVs.
We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An online search will be undertaken on all shortlisted candidates.
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding. All successful appointments will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and a range of other pre-employment recruitment checks.
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Laidlaw Schools Trust
Laidlaw Schools trust (LST) is a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) serving areas of deprivation in Newcastle and Sunderland. It currently comprises two all-through academies, Excelsior Academy educating pupils from 2 – 19 years with Academy 360 teaching students from 4 – 16 years, and four primary academies in Newcastle and Sunderland.Visit School Website