Current Vacancies

Office Manager - Friday 10th September 2021

Office Manager, The Coombes CoE Primary School

This is a part time, permanent, term time only role.
Starting date: As soon as possible
35 hours per week
Monday to Friday – 8:00 am to 4:00pm
Grade 4 SCP 7-11 FTE £20,092 - £21,748 (subject to pay body review)
(Actual Annual Salary £15,768-£17,067)

A love of learning grows here

The Coombes Church of England Primary School are looking for exceptional staff to take up this exciting opportunity within The Keys Academy Trust.

The role involves:
• Providing a full range of secretarial and administrative support, including confidential issues, for the Headteacher, leadership group, teachers and governing body as required.
• Dealing with parental, staff and pupil enquiries and act as a link between them and the Headteacher.
• Being responsible for the school diary, answer the telephone, act as a receptionist when necessary, type letters and other general administration duties as required.
• Being responsible for attendance, including the maintenance of registers and absences through SIMS.
• Managing the administration of new pupils and leavers and maintaining the SIMS pupil database.
• Managing admissions and arranging parent visits and tours.
• Completing Trust, LA, government and employee returns.

The successful applicant should have:
• Good general communication skills
• Good telephone manner
• Good organisational skills – able to prioritise workload
• Tact, diplomacy, confidentiality and sensitivity
• Able to use Word, Excel and Outlook

Please click here to view a Job Description for this role and here for a Person Specification.

We would normally welcome and encourage visits to our school, but at this present time this is not possible. However, please do look at our website (The Coombes CoE Primary School) which will give you a flavour of our school.

Application forms can be found on the Trust website: https://www.keysacademytrust.org. Applications must be submitted by email with a letter of application to hr@keysacademytrust.org. No CVs will be accepted.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced criminal records check.

Closing Date: 24 September 2021 at noon
Interviews: Week commencing 27 September 2021

Please note applications will be considered on receipt so please get your application in early.

Applications close: Friday 24th September 2021

The Coombes - Finance Assistant - Thursday 9th September 2021

Finance Assistant

Permanent, part time, term time only

The Coombes is a large primary school with over 400 pupils, and is situated in Arborfield, with an amazing outdoor setting. The school converted to an academy on 1 September 2017 and at the same time joined The Keys Academy Trust.

This is a permanent, part time, term time only role.

Starting date: Monday 1 November (or sooner)
Hours: 20 hours per week
Grade: 4 SCP 7 – 11
FTE: £20,092 - £21,748
Actual Annual Salary: £9,010 - £9,753

The role includes:

  • Monitoring the collection, reconciliation and banking of any monies received by the school from the local authority, pupils and parents
  • Processing purchase and sales invoices
  • Preparing timesheets and inputting timesheets on to the payroll system and preparing absence returns.

The successful applicant should have:

  • NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • Knowledge of accounting packages
  • Knowledge of SIMS personnel packages
  • Knowledge of spreadsheets and word processing packages
  • Good general communication skills
  • Good telephone manner
  • Good organisational skills – able to prioritise workload
  • Tact, diplomacy, confidentiality and sensitivity are paramount to this post

Application forms can be found on the Trust website at www.keysacademytrust.org

Applications must be submitted by email with a letter of application to hr@keysacademytrust.org, no CVs will be accepted.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced criminal records check.

Closing Date: 23 September 2021 (Applications will be considered upon receipt)
Interviews: 28 September 2021

No Agencies please

Applications close: Thursday 23rd September 2021