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Senior Administrative Officer - Balham Nursery School

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

The Role

32.75 per week 8.30am – 4.00pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 8.30am – 4.45pm Wednesday, 8.30am-3.30pm Friday (1 hour lunch break) – 40 weeks per annum (including 5 staff training days and 5 days during school holidays)

Required:  ASAP

Balham Nursery is looking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and diligent senior administrator to work as part of our Business Team.  If you are calm and able to work under pressure and are warm and friendly, we would like to hear from you.

You will play a central role within our whole school team, ensuring the effective administrative day to day running of our nursery.  This position would suit someone who has experience of working in a busy office environment, is able to multi-task, be proactive and is highly organised.  For this post, excellent inter-personal skills are essential as you will be supporting children and families on a daily basis.  Maintaining confidentiality and dealing with matters sensitively will be key features of this role.

What we are looking for:

  • Flexibility, creativity and ability to problem solve
  • Ability plan for and implement new initiatives
  • Proven skills at managing systems
  • Knowledge and confident use of Microsoft Office suite and databases
  • Awareness of the importance of and our duties with regards to safeguarding children
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a committed team of staff, governors and the wider community
  • Dedication and passion for children’s learning, progression and welfare

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

For any further details, please contact the school on 020 8673 4055 or by email 

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

Closing date: Monday, 22nd August 2022 (at noon)
Interviews: Thursday, 25th August 2022

Candidates for interview will be advised shortly following shortlisting.

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.

CVs are not accepted.

Balham Nursery School
72 Endlesham Road
London SW12 8JL
Tel: 020 8673 4055
Executive Headteacher: Ms Emma Williams





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