We are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and proactive Office Administrator to join our hard working and dedicated team in the school office.
An opportunity has arisen for an Office Administrator to provide administrative support as a member of the school’s admin team. This varied role will give the successful candidate an opportunity to learn all aspects within the department, developing their knowledge and skills. They will be prepared to work hard and respond positively to the busy day to day school life and be a strong team player.
The successful candidate will have experience of working in an administrative role and should have good communication and organisational skills. Due to the nature of the post, they will need to be flexible in their work ethic and willing to help the rest of the team. Experience of working in a school office would be desirable but not essential.
What we are looking for
The successful candidate should:
• Have GCSE Math and English or above
• Be dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated
• Be able to develop positive relationships
• Be able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour and circumstances
• Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team
• Be a confident and clear communicator with to the whole school community
Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for more information and before applying.
About Warlingham Village Primary School, part of the Chalklands Cluster
Our School is a happy, vibrant and forward thinking. We have a friendly and committed staff who follow our vision statement of Challenge, Inspire and Discover. The school sits within an established cluster of Primary schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Warlingham Village Primary School, our cluster includes the following other schools; Chestnut Park Primary School, Whyteleafe Primary School, Marden Lodge Primary School, and Hillcroft 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.
● Celebrating 10 years as 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 Scheme
● 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.
Start Date: 1st September 2023
Pay Scale: GLF Associate 2 pro rata salary £16247.60
Contract: 35 hours per week worked between 8.00am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday
Closing Date: 16th June 2023
Interview date: TBA
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 to 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