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School Office Assistant

Springfield Primary School
Sunbury-on-Thames, Greater London
Contract Type
Part Time
£14,016 (actual)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
9th October 2023 12:00 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1371047

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced administrator with preferably admin join our school office team. If you are a confident, friendly and flexible individual then this could be just the role for you, working 28.75 hours per week, Monday - Friday (9am to 2.45pm).

Your Opportunity

The successful candidate will be a hard-working and motivated individual who can deliver a high quality service to the school community and meet key deadlines. This is a busy and varied role for someone who is pleasant and welcoming and has the capacity to remain calm and cope with the unexpected.

They will be confident with the use of Microsoft, Google and be able to learn new systems. They should be professional when handling confidential material, be an excellent communicator and ideally, have experience of working in a busy office environment within a school setting. They will also be responsible for providing a professional and friendly point of call to all parents and visitors to the school, ensuring all queries are dealt with effectively and efficiently.

About Springfield

Springfield Primary School provides an exceptional learning environment where children academically flourish and emotionally thrive. Our innovative, thematic curriculum enables all children to learn well, developing a life-long love of learning. The well-being of children is at the core of all school decisions, nurturing pupils as they develop: kindness, resilience, confidence and a sense of responsibility for themselves and others.

Springfield Primary School is an academy within the multi-academy trust, GLF. We work closely with other primary and secondary schools sharing outstanding practice, expertise and resources.

We are looking for someone who has:

• Excellent IT skills and is competent using a range of Microsoft packages

• Highly effective written and verbal communication skills

• Excellent organisational skills

• Experience in working in a school environment

• Educated to GCSE level with Maths and English

Why work at Springfield

• An opportunity to work in a welcoming, friendly environment

• An opportunity to work with a highly motivated, engaged and supportive leadership team

• Exceptional CPD opportunities

• Work life and family friendly policies

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools is a dynamic and forward thinking academy trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from a dedicated Central Team. All Associate School employees have the opportunity to become members of the highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme.

We offer:

• Flexible Working

• Staff Wellbeing

• Career Pathways and Talent Management

• Staff Benefits Portal

• Community and Collaboration

• Valued Worker Scheme

The Details

Working hours: 28.75 hours per week, Monday - Friday (9am to 2.45pm), 39 weeks per year

Salary: £21,583 FTE salary (Associate 2 Point 7)

Pro rata Salary: £14,828 per annum

Closing Date for Applications: 9th October 2023 Noon

Interview Date: 12th October 2023

Visits to the school from potential candidates are welcomed. Please contact the school office if you would like to make an appointment to visit the school.


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

Springfield Primary School

Springfield Primary School

Part of GLF Schools

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