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Front of House (Receptionist Administrator) - Paddock School

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

The Role

36 hours per week
Term Time only (39 weeks per year)
Start Date: November 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter

We are looking for a calm, hardworking and people focused professional to join our outstanding school that strives to Nurture, Inspire and Transform Lives.

Paddock School is a growing, outstanding and innovative split site school in Roehampton and Putney for pupils with moderate to severe learning difficulties with Autism or severe of complex learning difficulties.  Our thriving community includes a Singing and Signing Choir, a touring theatre group, sports teams and school café open to the local community.  We currently have over 200 pupils on roll with approximately 180 staff. 

This is an exciting opportunity time to join the School during a period of rapid expansion following a complete review of our Business and Operations Team.  The successful applicant will report to the Marketing Officer/Executive Support and will provide a front line service to visitors of the school as well providing administrative support in respect of pupil date and internal communications.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a Receptionist and/or Administrative role within a school setting, should have excellent communication skills, be highly organised and be able to provide administrative support in a number of Candidates with the equivalent experience gained in the commercial sector will also be considered.

The successful candidate will need to build on our existing values led culture where staff feel appreciated and enjoy their work.  We offer excellent training and support along with a pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other well-being benefits.
Informal visits are warmly welcomed.  Please contact the school to arrange.

Previous applicants need not apply

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.


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

Completed applications should be returned to the school either by email hr@paddock.wandsworth.sch.uk or posted to the Secondary School addressed for the attention of the School Business and Operations Manager.

Closing date: 26 October 2019 (at noon)
Interviews: Week Commencing 04 November 2019

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.

Paddock Primary School
St Margaret’s Crescent
SW15 6HL
Tel: 020 8788 5648
Fax: 020 8789 6533
Head of Primary School:  Deborah Dockery

Secondary School
Priory Lane
SW15 5RT
Tel: 020 8878 1521
Fax 020 8392 9735
Head of Secondary School:  Emily Hayward
Head Teacher: Sarah Santos

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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