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Administrative Assistant - Paddock School

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36 hours per week (8am to 4pm)

Term Time Only (39 weeks)


Paddock is a popular, outstanding split site school, known for our excellent internal training programme to develop all staff to be experts.  Because of our substantial growth, an excellent opportunity has become available to join the Paddock Business & Operations team as an Admin Assistant.

You will be responsible under the instruction or guidance of senior staff to provide reception support and general administrative or financial support to the school, working across both sites.


    Work as part of the reception team

    Perform general clerical and administrative support for other areas of the business and operations department e.g. organise meetings, photocopying, filing, faxing, complete standard forms, respond to routine correspondence 

    Maintain manual and computerised records and management information systems

    Produce lists, information and data as required e.g. pupils / staff data

    Undertake typing and word-processing and other IT based tasks

    Sort and distribute mail

    Undertake administrative procedures 

    Maintain and collate pupil / staff reports

Required experience

    General reception, clerical, administrative and financial work as appropriate

The successful candidates will demonstrate excellent interpersonal relationships and be proud to work in a school that has the vision to Nurture, Inspire and Transform Lives.  

You should be: -

    A team player;

    Keen to contribute to school life

We offer: - 

    An outstanding training programme 

    A variety of career pathways 

    Opportunities for promotion within the school

    Opportunities to work with a multi-disciplinary team

    Access to employee wellbeing scheme 

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

Alternatively please contact the school for any further details on 020 8878 1521.

Completed applications should be returned to the school either by email or posted to the Secondary School addressed for the attention of the HR Advisor.

Closing Date: 27 November 2023 (at noon)

Interview date: TBC

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 a DBS check. 

CVs are not accepted.


Paddock Lower and Middle School

St Margaret’s Crescent


SW15 6HL

Tel: 020 8878 1521

Head of Lower School:  Deborah Dockery

Head of Middle School: Lynette Martyn

Paddock Upper School & Sixth Form

Priory Lane


SW15 5RT

Tel: 020 8878 1521

Head of School: Robert Pearce

Executive Headteacher: Sarah Santos

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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