Administration Assistant, Richmond upon Thames

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Turing House SchoolRichmond upon Thames

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Pro rata from NJC 6 to 9 – Full-time actual salary £19,451 to £20,520
Contract term: Permanent

Full-Time (37 hpw) or Part-Time 40 weeks per annum

Full-Time 8:00 am to 16:00 pm, five days a week

We are seeking to appoint a full-time or part-time Administration Assistant to join our passionate team from September 2019. This is a crucial role designed to support the school’s busy office, providing support to its students, parents and staff. Excellent communication skills, ability to work in a busy team and a high degree of confidentiality are key requirements.

Turing House School is an inspirational new 11-19 secondary school, currently with years 7 to 10 with strong specialisms in STEM and Music. Our first four years have established us as a successful and exceptionally popular school, being oversubscribed with waiting lists for each year group.  Last year we were delighted when Ofsted judged as good overall with outstanding leadership and management as well as personal development, behaviour and welfare.  The school’s new-build permanent site in Whitton will be ready during the academic year 2020/21, with state of the art facilities. Until then we are based in high quality accommodation on two sites in Teddington and Hampton. The successful candidate will work primarily at the Hampton.

You will join us at an exciting time with our first academic year of GCSE exams and planning and recruiting for our sixth form that opens in 2020, providing a rare opportunity to make a mark on the new school and develop your career with us.

The successful candidate will: (see job pack for more details) 

  • have experience of working in a school environment or a similar role
  • have NVQ 2 or equivalent qualification or experience in relevant discipline 
  • have knowledge of particular subject/technical area
  • be patient, flexible and adaptable
  • have the ability to manage own time effectively and operate as part of a team

We can offer:

  • a professionally-stimulating and supportive working environment
  • opportunities for ongoing professional development
  • the opportunity to be part of a growing school to develop your career and find your niche 

Choosing the right new school to work in is as important to you as choosing the right new staff is for us. If you are confident you can rise to the challenges we want to hear from you!

To register your interest and receive a recruitment pack, please visit 

For more information on the school please visit our website and if you would like to visit the school or have any questions please contact us at: or 020 8069 6100

The closing date for all applications is Midday, Monday 24 June 2019. Interviews will take place soon after. Shortlisted candidates will be informed of the arrangements by telephone and email.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date, so we would encourage you to submit your application early.

We are completely committed to safeguarding the welfare of our students. Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and references. Turing House School is an equal opportunity employer.

More about Turing House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: 2 Queen's Road, Teddington, London, TW11 0LR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8069 6100
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