Admin Assistant

Medeshamstede Academy (Peterborough)

This vacancy is now closed


Salary: £18,562-£19,698 FTE (£10,836-£11,500 pro rata)

Fixed term until July 2022

The Academy are looking for someone who is reliable, hardworking and works well as part of a team. The candidate will ideally have;

  • Experience of working in a school office or similar environment.
  • Be able to work well under pressure and understand the busy nature of a school office.
  • Demonstrate good time management and communication skills.
  • Be efficient in the use of MS Word and Excel.

The main duties involved in this role will be the preparing and planning for our pupil's EHCP reviews. This will entail requesting and collating relevant reports from staff and other professionals in line with statutory guidelines.

Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for tracking, monitoring and scheduling reviews dates, communicating with parents, staff and professionals prior to and after the reviews. Minute taking of the meetings and updates to documents will also be a key element of the role.

Working pattern: Monday - Friday 9:15am - 2:45pm (30 min unpaid lunch break) 

About us:

Medeshamstede Academy opened in 2012 as a new, purpose-built provision within Greenwood Academies Trust.  All pupils have an Education, Health and Care plan with autism as their main presenting need. Our curriculum is broad and relevant; delivered through termly themed imaginative learning projects which support appropriate pre-formal, semi-formal and formal learning pathways towards independent learning.  In key stage 4, a range of accreditation is offered from entry level to GCSE to prepare pupils for their next stage of education.

In return:

The academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust, look to support staff in their careers and offer first class CPD, training through the Learning Alliance and a generous pension scheme.

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

  • Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7
  • Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round
  • Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays
  • A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. It is an offence to apply for a role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.