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Front of House (Receptionist Administrator) - Paddock School

The Role

36 hours per week (8am – 4pm)

Term Time Only 39 weeks per year

– Permanent

Start Date: As soon as possible

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 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 as 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 situations.  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.

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

For any further details please contact the school by telephone

on 020 8878 1521.

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

Closing date: 29 October 2021 (at noon)

Interviews: 8th November 2021

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 School


Paddock Lower Primary School

Paddock Middle Primary School

St Margaret’s Crescent


SW15 6HL

Tel: 020 8788 5648

Fax: 020 8789 6533

Head of Lower Primary School:  Deborah Dockery

Head of Middle Primary School:  Lynette Martyn

Executive Headteacher: Sarah Santos


Paddock Upper School and Sixth Form

Priory Lane


SW15 5RT

Tel: 020 8878 1521

Fax 020 8392 9735

Head of Upper School and Sixth Form:  Robert Pearce

Executive Headteacher: Sarah Santos



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