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Office Assistant

Hammond School
Lightwater, Surrey
Contract Type
Part Time, Term Time
£10,753 actual
Start Date
As soon as possible
12th August 2022 12:00 PM
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  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1258225

Are you looking for a term time role in a busy but friendly office environment?

Your opportunity

Hammond School are looking to appoint an experienced part time office assistant to work within a busy and vibrant school office. You will be providing welcoming and friendly front of house cover and administrative support for the staff. An important part of the role is providing welfare support for our children.

About Hammond School

Rated as Good by OFSTED, Hammond School is a 3 form entry junior school serving the community of Lightwater and the surrounding villages. Hammond School is also a part of the Federation of Lightwater Village Schools, being partnered with the adjacent infant school and is an academy within GLF Schools Academy Trust. Through GLF, we have the benefit of sharing outstanding resources and practice with a number of other schools. We pride ourselves on the passion and dedication of our friendly staff and our wonderful pupils.

What we are looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has experience of working within a busy and varied office environment
  • Is able to remain calm and focussed under pressure
  • Is competent with IT, including Word, Excel and email
  • Has experience of school-based programmes including SIMS and Parentmail or has a willingness and aptitude to learn
  • Is a confident and clear communicator
  • Is a great team player with a positive outlook

Why work at Hammond Junior School?

  • An exciting opportunity to develop a curriculum to meet the needs of local community
  • A well supported and vibrant learning environment with an emphasis on high levels of achievement
  • High expectations, yet caring ethos which focuses on the development of the whole child
  • A supportive senior management team and wider staff body within GLF Schools
  • Recognition of previous school continuous service
  • Excellent staff CPD opportunities

The Details

Salary: GLF Associate 2 £18,000 FTE (£10,753 actual)

Hours of work: Part Time; term time only plus inset days (39 weeks). 25 hours per week to be spread over Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Closing date for applications: Friday 12th August at 12pm

Interview date: Thursday 1st September 


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 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

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