Receptionist and Administrative Assistant, Peckham, London

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Harris Primary Free School PeckhamPeckham, London
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3 (Inner London): £21,429-£22,083 FTE
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for an organised, enthusiastic and professional individual to be the receptionist/administrative assistant to represent ‘front of house’ at our academy and join our wonderful, supportive family of staff.

About you:

The role involves working with the Senior Management team, staff and pupils under the direction of the Office Manager. We are looking for someone who is a superb multitasker and is able to remain calm under pressure. You should have administrative experience in a school, ideally in an inner-city environment. For a full job description and person specification, please download the Applicant Pack.

As an employee with the Harris Federation, you will receive a generous benefits package, including performance and loyalty bonus, pension scheme (LGPS), Harris wellbeing cash plan and additional Harris benefits.

About Harris Primary Free School Peckham

Harris Primary Free School Peckham opened in 2012 to meet the demand for high quality primary school places in Southwark. We now have two classes in every year group from year R to Year 5, with Year 6 starting in September 2018. By growing slowly but steadily, we are able to give every one of our children a great deal of personal attention. We have a superb team of teachers and support staff, all of whom are experts in primary education.

Why work at Harris Primary Free School Peckham?

We are an academy that values and invests in staff, excellent training, development, and planned career progression. We are a team of ordinary individuals who genuinely enjoy working together to create extraordinary outcomes, and we have an opportunity for you to join us.

Harris Primary Free School Peckham is part of the Harris Federation, a leading group of 44 primary and secondary academies. This enables us to offer you a comprehensive induction programme and training and development opportunities to support your career development.

We are very proud of our school and visits are strongly encouraged. To arrange a visit or for a confidential discussion with the Principal, please contact the academy on 0207 394 5700.

Deadline: Midday, Friday 22nd June

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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