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Office Admin Assistant

Floreat Wandsworth
Earlsfield, Greater London
Contract Type
Full Time
Associate 2 Pay Range, from £21,544
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
17th June 2024 11:59 PM
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  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1428193

Are you ambitious and innovative? Do you have the passion and skills to be part of our fantastic school office team?

Your opportunity

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and proactive Office Assistant to work as part of our administration team in our busy office environment. This varied role will give the successful candidate an opportunity to learn all aspects within the department, developing their knowledge and skills. The successful candidate will have experience or training within an administrative role and should have excellent communication and organisational skills. It is important that you have a warm, caring and professional manner at all times, as you will be dealing face to face with parents and carers on a daily basis. This opportunity provides the potential to grow and develop new skills. The new Office Assistant will work closely with the Office Manager to ensure the smooth running of all administrative roles within the school.

What we are looking for:

• Knowledge of schools systems is desirable

• Experience or training in a busy environment

• Flexible and adaptable to suit the needs and requirements of the office manager and leadership team

• Able to remain professional when handling confidential material

• An excellent communicator with both parents, children and staff

• In possession of A-C in Maths and English in GCSE or equivalent.

• Aware of the importance of confidentiality and safeguarding of children

• Confident with the use of Microsoft Office and ideally some experience of updating and maintaining website content

• Passionate about the children's learning, progression and welfare.

About Floreat Wandsworth

Our School sits within a newly established cluster of Primary schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Floreat Wandsworth, our cluster includes the following other schools; The Vale Primary School, Banstead Infant School, Warren Mead Infant and Junior Schools, Cuddington Croft Primary School and Danetree Primary School.

This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across this cluster, to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential. It also provides opportunities for career progression across the cluster and gives you the chance to further your professional development.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies, or in our central team.

● A growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils

● Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness

● 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England

● We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity

● Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish.

● Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension

● Flexible working options

● Generous holiday allowance

● Work life and family friendly policies

● Employee wellbeing initiatives

● Access to a staff benefits portal

● Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Start Date: As soon as possible

FTE Salary: Associate 2 Pay Range, from £21,544 

Actual Salary: from £19,306

Hours of work: Full time - 37.5 hours a week, 39 weeks per annum. 8am-4pm term time, plus INSET days

Closing Date: 17th June 2024

Interview date: TBC with shortlisted candidates


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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