Reception and Administrative Assistant, 40 Cheering Lane, London, E20 1BD

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Chobham Academy40 Cheering Lane, London, E20 1BD
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Start date: Immediate Start
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 2 (Actual salary £17,899.70- £18,504.77) + Health Cash Plan + Harris Benefits
Contract term: Permanent

Chobham Academy opened in September 2013 after joining the highly successful group of Harris academies. This 3-18 academy is a world class educational legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Situated within the new East Village complex, the academy serves the community to be established in 2,800 new homes, along with existing communities in Newham, Waltham Forest and nearby London Boroughs. In July 2015, Ofsted awarded Chobham Academy, Outstanding across every category for its first inspection since the school opened.

We are looking for an experienced Receptionist and Administrative Assistant to join the secondary team at Chobham Academy. This is an exciting opportunity for a committed professional looking to start, or continue their career in a rewarding new role.

What we are looking for:

-Good spoken and written communication skills in order to communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders
-The ability to work on your own initiative and to deadlines
-Commitment to your own personal and professional development
-Commitment to equality and diversity
-Empathy with the aims and objectives of the Harris Federation

For a full job description and person specification, please download the Candidate Information Pack above.

Why work at Chobham Academy?

Chobham Academy is based on an ethos of aspiration, ambition and high achievement for all. It specializes in Performing Arts and English with a focus on sports excellence, and with world class facilities for learning, leisure and sport, it is a dynamic centre of learning and the hub of the community.

As an all-through academy we provide unique opportunities for nurturing and developing excellence for the local community. This will be achieved through our cohesive and aspirational educational model of learning.

For more information about the role, or to arrange a visit to the academy, please email Faiza Chaudhary Iqbal, Resources Officer on Alternatively, please call the academy on 0203 747 6060.

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.

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