• Location: Newport,
  • Subject: Support
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: English

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School Support Officer - L2 - Marshfield Primary School

Newport City Council
School Support Officer - L2 - Marshfield Primary School
Job information
Post No. POSN003233 - School Support Officer - L2 - Marshfield Primary School

6.5 Hrs Per Week (Wednesday), 39 Weeks Per Year

The appointment is a fixed term contract until 31st August 2024, but working term time only 08.30am to 3.30pm

Marshfield Primary School provides education for pupils between 3 and 11. It is located in an economically advantaged, semi-rural residential area of Newport and is within the Bassaleg cluster of primary schools. There are currently 450 pupils on roll plus 20 full time equivalent pupils in the nursery.

In its most recent inspection Estyn stated that: ‘Marshfield Primary School is a stimulating learning environment, in which pupils thrive and make good progress…..they enjoy learning and have positive attitudes to school life.’

We continually strive to sustain high academic standards whilst developing a creative, learner-centred, skills-focused curriculum that is driven by the four purposes and inclusive of all learners.

The Governing Body and Head Teacher of Marshfield Primary School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual who will be able to meet the challenge of an extremely busy and fast paced office environment.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:

• The ability to work as part of a team
• An adaptable, flexible, patient and professional approach to their role
• Ability to work under tight deadlines
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• High standards of numeracy and literacy
• Experience working with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• SIMS experience is also desirable
• The ability to use their own initiative
• An excellent understanding of safeguarding principles

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

Candidates will be shortlisted and invited for an interview, and a short 20 minute exercise in MS Word and MS Excel to demonstrate basic knowledge of the packages.

Closing Date: Sunday, 24th September 2023
Interviews: Tuesday, 26th September 2023 from 10.00

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