• Location: Newport,
  • Subject:
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 11 April, 2024 12:00 AM

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School Support Officer - L2 - Glan Usk Primary School

School Support Officer - L2 - Glan Usk Primary School

Newport City Council
School Support Officer - L2 - Glan Usk Primary School
Job information
Post No. POSN003573 - School Support Officer - L2 - Glan Usk Primary School

37 Hours Per Week, 39 Weeks Per Year

The Headteacher and Governing body are looking for a highly motivated, friendly and enthusiastic school support officer to work in partnership with the school community.

The successful candidate will be able to work calmly under pressure, developing and nurturing relationships with all of our stakeholders. You will be the first point of contact for parents, children and visitors entering or telephoning the school and it is essential that you have a calm, friendly manner and enjoy working with both adults and children and possess excellent communication skills.

You will be required to:

- Maintain manual and computerised record / information systems
- Undertake typing, word processing and other IT based tasks
- Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
- Undertake financial administration procedures

We are a happy and welcoming school. Our forward thinking and innovative curriculum assists us in achieving our mission statement: "Excite, Challenge, Empower" for all learners, children and adults alike. Our School mission is realised through three core principles:

- To make learning irresistible
- To strive for equity and excellence
- To nurture our community

Our whole school approach to wellbeing is the golden thread which binds the culture and ethos of the school together. Our values, daily interactions with each other, our relationships, our practice and pedagogy, all systems and processes are underpinned by 5 key elements which help us in putting the
vision into action.

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate how the following 5 elements: Safety, Belonging, Agency, Efficacy, Love and Care, are an integral part of their day to day practice and how this will have a positive effect on learning and outcomes.

The position is permanent and is offered as follows: 37 hours.

Pattern of Work: Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm, Friday 8:30am-4:00pm.

Holidays must be taken during school closure periods. The appointment process will involve an interview with members of the school leadership team and a selection of Governors.

This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS).

Closing Date: 11.04.24
Shortlisting Date: 12.04.24
Interview Date: 19.04.24
Start Date: As soon as possible pending notice and safeguarding checks

We welcome applications for all our jobs in either Welsh or English. An application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Newport City Council is committed to working towards its workforce being more representative of the population that we serve and particularly welcomes applications from people from the minority ethnic communities represented (or living) in the city. Selection will be made on ability and skills to undertake the role.

Our values – Courageous, Positive and Responsible
Ein gwerthoedd – Dewr, Cadarnhaol, Cyfrifol