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Administrative Assistant - Albemarle Primary School

The Role

Contract: Permanent, 35 hours per week (Mon-Fri: 8.30am-4.30pm)
Term time only + 5 Inset Days
Start date: April 2023

The Admin Assistant will work alongside the office team providing comprehensive administrative support to the school and act as a central supporting role for staff, students and parents. The successful candidate will be responsible for resolving queries from parents, children, and members of the public both in person and over the phone, in line with our strict safeguarding procedures and in a professional manner. This is a varied role that requires a strong team player who is flexible and highly organised.

Additionally, you will be given the opportunity to learn all aspects of the school office whilst developing your knowledge and skills. It is essential that the person for this role is organised, able to multitask, work flexibly and have a ‘can do’ approach. You will also assist with general day to day admin tasks which therefore require a good level of IT skills.

The successful candidate should:

  • Have a real passion for working within the education environment and helping others
  • Be willing to work effectively with and command the confidence and respect of colleagues / parents / outside agencies
  • Have experienced of SIMS or other MIS systems
  • Have experience of working in a busy office environment
  • Be calm, patient and an appreciation of a sense of humour
  • Be a team player, flexible, listens and is prepared to seek advice and support
  • Have the ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities

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

Completed application forms should be returned to the school by email to Michelle Abraham at:

Please note: only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Closing Date: Friday 31st March 2023
Provisional Interviews: Week commencing 17th April 2023


Albemarle is committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Please note that CVs are not accepted.

Albemarle Primary School
Prince Way
London SW19 6JP
Tel: 020 8788 3170



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