Administration Assistant

Oaks Park High

Administration Assistant


Oaks Park High, Carshalton, Greater London

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: f15fc2884e29412cb3ac269c09273bab

Full Job Description

This is a non-teaching post which will give the successful candidates an excellent opportunity to work supporting both staff and students at a mixed comprehensive school for students aged 11-18 inclusive of a Specialist ASC Base.

Oaks Park High is looking for a brilliant all-rounder to join its busy office team. This is a varied role, which will include student reception, being a primary first aider and administrator. Reporting to the admin manager, the successful candidate will need to have excellent communication skills - both written and verbal, be calm, organised and have a good rapport with students and adults alike.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills (verbal and written), have a very good working knowledge of IT, and a have high level of literacy. You must also be able to:

- Be flexible and very organised

- Be able to work independently and under pressure

- Demonstrate a commitment to the wellbeing of all students.

This is a busy and varied role as part of a dedicated team who pride themselves on providing an outstanding support service to the school, leadership team and governance. A calm, professional approach is a must, along with enthusiasm and a great sense of humour!

Oaks Park High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Oaks Park High School is an equal opportunities employer.

Salary: CAN scale 17-21 (£25,101 - £27,498 per annum, full time equivalent. Term time plus two weeks, 36 hours actual salary - £22,089 - £24,198 per annum)

Working hours: 36 hours per week

Days per year: Equivalent to 200 days (188 days term time, 2 staff preparation days and 10 days, at times agreed, to support the needs of the role).

Our school:

Thank you for your interest in this role. This is an exciting time to be joining Oaks Park High School.

We were proud to achieve a 'Good' outcome in all categories during an Ofsted Inspection in October 2023 in which Ofsted commented the following

'The school is ambitious for all pupils, including those with SEND. It has designed a curriculum that sets out high academic expectations'

'Teachers have strong subject knowledge. This is reflected in their high-quality explanations of subject content'

'Pupils are respectful and polite. They understand the school's expectations in terms of conduct and behaviour'

'Staff know their pupils well, and they build positive relationships with them'

The school is an increasingly popular choice within the local community and we are delighted to advertise this role due to an expansion within the school and a larger intake of students in September 2024.