Administrative Officer, London SW16

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St Leonard's Church of England Primary SchoolLondon SW16

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 3: £20,310 - £21,252 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

St Leonard’s C.E. Primary School is currently transforming from a one form entry to a two form entry school, based in Lambeth. We are a happy, friendly and hardworking school that has high expectations of both staff and children. 

We are seeking a committed and highly professional Administrative Officer to join our team.   

Hours of work: 35 hours per week, Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm, term time only 

You will be first point of contact for the school, dealing with enquiries from parents, pupils, staff and members of the public. Preferably you will have previous experience of working in a school or have worked in a busy office and professional environment. 

You will be responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day organisation and maintenance of the school office and its procedures.

It is essential that you have a good education to A level, or of an equivalent standard, with Maths and English GCSE’s graded between A to C.   

You will: 

  • Be friendly and approachable with excellent communication skills 
  • Be well organised, motivated and enthusiastic 
  • Have good IT skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Be reliable and be able to work between the hours of 8.00am and 4.00pm
  • Able to use own initiative

Visits prior to application are highly recommended and can be arranged by telephoning the school office.

Further information:

To obtain a recruitment pack including Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form, please contact Michelle Coveney on 020 8769 2712 or email

Please apply directly to the school and not via an agency.

Closing date for the receipt of completed application forms: Monday 11th December 2017 (12 noon).

Interviews are to take place on Friday 15th December 2017. 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, identity and safeguarding checks including a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. Further information can be found at CVs are not accepted.

St. Leonard’s CE Primary School

Mitcham Lane, Streatham, London SW16 6NP.

“Nurturing Faith and Inspiring Success”

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More about St Leonard's Church of England Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: 42 Mitcham Lane, Streatham, London, SW16 6NP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 87692712
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St Leonard’s Church of England Primary School is a mixed CofE primary school and nursery, situated in Streatham, south-west London. The school has approximately 204 pupils aged 3-11. 

St Leonard’s CE Primary School was founded in 1813. The schoo...