Receptionist/Administrative Assistant, Surrey

Closing date:

The Beacon SchoolSurrey
Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: G3/4 £17,934 to £20,653
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our school administrative team.


This is a busy and varied role, in which you will provide professional and friendly reception cover for all visitors, as well as have significant administrative and secretarial skills to support the school and our students. 


You will enjoy working as part of a team, with a flexible approach and the ability to prioritise your own workload in order to meet the demands of a busy school environment. You will need excellent interpersonal qualities and strong organisational skills, as well as have a high-level of IT skills.  Experience of the School Management Information System would be an advantage.


Although this is a brief overview of what the successful candidate will be expected to do, for a full list of the accountabilities and more information on the role, please click on the job profile and person specification.


This is a permanent contract of 36 hours per week (Monday to Friday) and for 41 weeks of the year (i.e. term time, plus two weeks in the school holidays).


Actual salary:  £16,070 to £18,507 per annum


* please note, the school does not accept CV’s (no agencies)


Closing date:  noon on Monday 21 October 2019


We reserve the right to call candidates to interview prior to application deadline, or withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a high level of response.  Therefore, we would recommend you submit your application as early as possible.


It is the school’s policy to obtain references for shortlisted candidates and prior to interview.  If you have concerns regarding this, please notify us.


Applicants will be required to demonstrate their commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in line with the school’s policies and procedures. A satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role.



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