Orchard Hill

Office Admin Assistant, Dysart School

Please note this vacancy application date has now passed

Dysart School is an Outstanding special school for 161 pupils aged 4 to 19 who have a range of severe and complex learning difficulties. The school has high expectations for its pupils and believe there is no limit to their potential.

Its main site, located in Surbiton, is bright and well equipped to support the development of its pupils including Early Years classrooms with outdoor learning spaces, a dedicated post-16 hub, accessible swimming pool, sensory room, soft play and adventure play areas and generous grounds equipped for play and outdoor learning. Dysart has also recently opened two satellite sites next to mainstream schools in the local area.

Dysart School is a progressive and innovative place to work and staff are offered opportunities through regular training and support to develop their own practice.  To find out more about us visit www.dysartschool.org

We are seeking to appoint a friendly, reliable Office Admin Assistant with excellent organisational skills to provide an efficient administration service to support the smooth running of the school.  You will have excellent IT skills in Excel/Word/Outlook, along with a good level of typing skills as well as knowledge of MIS packages would be desirable.

Please see the attached job description and person specification for full details on the role and the skills, experience and knowledge required for the post.

Dysart School is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, an established family of specialist academies and college centres that provide for over 1500 pupils and students with a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs. To find out more about us, and what makes us a special place to work please visit https://www.ohcat.org/work-for-us/

For an informal discussion about the role, candidates are invited to contact Penny Jelbert via email pjelbert@dysartschool.org.  All application forms should be sent to recruitment-dysart@dysartschool.org

To apply for this role please click here to complete an application form.

To view our full Job Description and Person Specification, please click here

Your application form will be scored according to each of the requirements laid out in the person specification for this role. Please demonstrate in your statement how your experience, skills and knowledge match the person specifications that are required for the role.

 Please note that CV applications cannot be considered.

Closing Date: Tuesday 5th September at 4pm.

Interviews will take place on: w/c 11th September 2023

 Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020