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Receptionist/Administrative Officer

Local Government (NJC): Scale 4

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Receptionist/Administrative Officer
Local Government (NJC): Scale 4
Permanent, AYR
Full time: 35 hours per week 8am-6pm on a rota basis
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101 Whitecross St, Golden Lane Estate, London
£21,810 - £23,610
28/01/2018 23:59

Administration Officer

Salary Grade: Scale 4, Spine points 18 - 21

Salary Range: £21,810 - £23,610

Contract: Full time, Permanent, AYR.

Hours: 35 hours per week 8am-6pm on a rota basis

Required ASAP

Responsible to: Business Manager

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Administration Officer to provide general reception and administration support to Prior Weston Primary School and Children’s Centre.

Do you have:

  • A warm, friendly and efficient approach?
  • The enthusiasm to work with a diverse set of people in a very busy environment?
  • The flexibility to work across functions, adapting your focus to meet the ever changing needs of the school and Children’s Centre?
  • The ambition to deliver consistent high quality work and customer service?
  • The adaptability to work on front desk, back office and/or with children at targeted times during each day.
  • Good computer skills and the ability to learn new systems quickly?

At this time, we are looking for someone with reception/administration experience who enjoys meeting new people and can be the welcoming face of the campus.

  • To provide reception duties for the school and Children’s Centre by being a welcoming first point of contact for all visitors and responding to their enquiries. 
  • To monitor access to the campus, ensuring visitors sign in and out and are aware of safeguarding, security and fire evacuation procedures. 
  • To answer the telephone and ensure accurate, timely messages are forwarded to staff by email. 
  • To use computer equipment to input and extract data such as pupil, finance and staff data using a variety of software.

In return we can offer you:

  • A hands-on and supportive Senior Leadership Team (SLT) who actively work in partnership with the staff, children, parents and governors. 
  • A great location! Prior Weston is located opposite the mouth-watering Whitecross Street food market and is near Farringdon’s busy and diverse restaurants and bars. 


If you need any assistance please email the Schools HR Team at quoting reference PW/609.


Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 28th January 2018

Interviews: week beginning 5th February 2018


Prior Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. Also, this post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.


Prior Weston Primary School and Children’s Centre

Golden Lane Campus, 101 Whitecross Street,

Islington, London, EC1Y 8JA

(T) 020 7786 4800 (F) 020 7786 4801

Head Teacher: Andrew Boyes



Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Visits to the school are highly encouraged. Please contact the school office on 020 7786 4800 to arrange your visit.


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