Expiring soon

Reception/ Administration Assistant

Sydenham SchoolLewisham


Required ASAP

Mon-Fri 35 hours per week – 8am to 4pm – Term time + INSET = 39 weeks 

Salary – Sc 4 (pts 8-10) £24,715 to 25,612 pro rata – actual salary £21,260

Sydenham School is seeking to appoint an experienced Receptionist/Administration Assistant to work in our busy admin office. You will act as the first point of contact for all visitors to the school.  You will be required to undertake reception duties, answering routine/complex telephone, face to face enquiries and signing in visitors.  You will be required to provide general administration for a busy office along with advice and guidance to visitors, staff, students, parents and others.

We require applicants with previous reception, office experience and very good ICT skills with experience of using all Microsoft Office and Windows based applications. This will be tested at interview.

We are a ‘world class’ High-Performance Learning School and we believe that all of our students are capable of performing highly. Sydenham School can offer you excellent professional development and rewarding opportunities, working with a forward-thinking Senior Leadership Team that is passionate about the achievement and progress of every student in all areas.

If you are interested in an opportunity to build on established success an application pack can be downloaded from our website at:


Alternatively, further details can be obtained from our HR Department: 0208 699 6731 ext 423

The closing date for applications is 10.00 am on Monday 27th September 2021. 

Interview date is to be confirmed.

The school is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and diversity. We have a clear commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safeguarding is the ‘golden thread’ that runs through the school. The successful applicant will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure for the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as the Criminals Records Bureau).

Original evidence of right to work within the United Kingdom will be required prior to commencement of employment i.e. National Insurance Number, Work Permits or Indefinite Leave to Remain. If the applicant has lived/worked overseas for 12 months or more since the age of 18, they will also be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct from the country(ies) they lived/work in at their own expense and provide these for our records.

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