The governors are seeking to appoint an Administration Assistant to join our busy and dedicated office team. The successful candidate will play a key role in assisting with general office routines as specified in the job description.
We invite applications from suitably qualified motivated and enthusiastic candidates.
Paid weeks per year: 46 inclusive of holiday entitlement
Start date: As soon as possible
About the role
The successful candidate will need:
- Suitable and successful experience of working in a busy office, preferably within a school environment, although training will be given.
- Good organisational skills and the ability to multi-task.
- Competency in numeracy, literacy and ICT, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Very good communication and inter-personal skills.
- The ability to fit in and work as part of a successful and busy team.
- To recognise the confidentiality of the role.
- Ability to work extra hours when required.
- A good sense of humour
To be considered for the role, it is essential that you have a warm personality, a welcoming demeanour and a hands on, active and positive approach to all tasks. As you will be liaising with parents frequently, you must have an excellent command of spoken and written English, a clear speaking voice and an excellent telephone manner. Confidence in ICT skills is also very important. At Westdene we actively encourage progression and are keen to develop the responsibilities of the role.
Closing date: Midday, Wednesday 12th May
Interview date: To be confirmed
For further information, please contact the school office at the address/email below.
Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:
Bankside, Brighton, BN1 5GN, email: email@example.com
School Office: (01273) 294900
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.