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Administration Assistant – Learning Support Centre - Chestnut Grove

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Term time only, 8am-4pm (36 hours a week)
Required - September 2023

We are looking for an extremely well organised, enthusiastic and committed individual to work as part of our Learning Support Centre team, assisting our staff and students.

The Learning Support Centre runs the Pastoral Support Programme (PSP) for students who are at risk of permanent exclusion and also works closely with the SEND department to organise assessments and learning support.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working in a busy administrative environment at a similar level. They will need to be confident in using ICT and management reporting systems and be able to produce and manage detailed data to tight deadlines. GCSE Maths and English (Grade C/4) are essential.  

Chestnut Grove is a high performing, 11-18, multi-cultural school in Balham, South London, with a number of awards for its inclusive approach including UNICEF Gold Status (2022).  We have recently completed a multi-million pound building programme, which has provided staff and students with modern facilities. Our motto is a ‘Creative Learning Community’, demonstrating a commitment to providing our students with an innovative and exciting curriculum.

The Chestnut Grove curriculum provides a rigorous, knowledge-rich, transformational education, encapsulated through our PROUD values, which prepares our students to succeed at university and lead fulfilling lives. It is the embodiment of our ethos of a creative learning community, which marries traditional values with dynamic approaches to teaching and learning.

As the lead partner in the Wandle Learning Partnership we are able to offer exceptional opportunities for professional development    

An Application Pack including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. Alternatively, further information and an application pack is available from the Trust’s website:

Completed application should be returned to the school by email:

Closing Date: 09 June 2023 (at 9am)

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that we do not accept CVs

Chestnut Grove
45 Chestnut Grove
Balham, London
SW12 8JZ
Headteacher: Christian Kingsley MA MSc

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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