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Administration Assistant/Receptionist - Earlsfield Primary School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About Us

For January 2023

Term Time only (39 or 41 Weeks)  

36 hours per week (Mon – Thurs 8:00am – 4:00pm, Fri 8:00am to 3:45pm with a 45minute lunch) 

We are a popular primary school in South West London who wish to appoint an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with good clerical skills to provide reception duties and administrative support to the main school office. We offer a friendly and supportive environment and excellent professional development opportunities.

Working on the front desk, you will be the first point of contact for pupils, parents, visitors and outside agencies; you will need to have a positive, friendly and approachable manner, while maintaining confidentiality at all times.

The post will involve

    General office duties such as photocopying, filing and distributing mail.

    Reception duties including answering enquiries on the telephone, in writing and in person.

    Stock control, including checking and distributing orders.

    Providing clerical support to the Senior Leadership Team

You will:

    Have a professional and friendly manner as first point of contact for the school

    Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    Be flexible and able to work on their own or as part of a team

    Have excellent ICT skills and be proficient in Word, Excel and the use of email.

    Have excellent time management skills, be able to multi task and solve problems using your own initiative

Qualifications in English or Maths or an NVQ are essential.   

Visits to the school are welcomed. Further details can be obtained by contacting the school by email: or on 020 8946 5452. You can also visit our website to find out about the many things we do! 

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

When completing the form candidates should refer to the job description and person specification.

Completed applications should be returned to the school either by email or by post. We encourage applications via email.

Closing date: Thursday 14th December 2023
Interview dates: Monday 18th December 2023

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. References will be taken up for all candidates who are invited to interview as part of our safer recruitment procedures. 

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. 

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Earlsfield Primary School                    
Tranmere Road
London, SW18 3QQ
Tel: 020 8946 5452
Headteacher: Steve Trow
Number on Roll 437

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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