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Employer John Burns Primary School
Location London SW11 5QR
Salary £18,428- £20,193 per annum
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Temporary
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Temporary Administration Assistant 

(Reception, Admin/Finance duties and publicity)

£18,428- £20,193 per annum

36 hours per week (9am to 5pm)

Term time only (39 weeks per year)

One Year Fixed Term Contract

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join this high achieving, popular one form entry school. Based in Battersea, John Burns has a wonderful community spirit that celebrates our diverse population. 

Applications for this post are welcome from candidates with excellent IT and organisational skills. The post-holder will be based in the school’s main office and will support the day to day running of the school office. In addition, you will be responsible for keeping the school website and twitter account up to date, assist with the preparation and distribution of the school newsletter as well as organising publicity and marketing initiatives for the school. You will also welcome and organise refreshments for visitors to the school.

Very effective communication skills, including an excellent telephone manner, written communication and IT skills are a requirement of this post. 

Experience in writing press releases, copy writing and website content as well as excellent written grammar and proofreading skills would be a distinct advantage.

We would be very happy to receive applications from graduates.

Other skills and qualifications required for this post include:

  • English      GCSE grade A-C or equivalent are essential. 
  • Excellent      written grammar
  • Ability      to pay attention to detail
  • Excellent      organisational skills

· Ability to work independently using own initiative

Candidates selected for interview must bring evidence of their qualifications with them. 

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or from our council website Alternatively for any further details please contact the school on the telephone number below or by email

school on the telephone number below or email

Completed application should be returned to the school either by email.

Closing date: 22 September 2017 (at 3pm)

Interviews: 26 September 2017

If you have not heard from us by the interview date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This post is subject to a DBS check. 

CVs are not accepted.

John Burns Primary School

Wycliffe Road, Lavender Hill

London SW11 5QR

Tel: 020 7228 3857

Fax: 020 7801 0036



Headteacher: Mr Brian Grogan

Locations and contacts

Wycliffe Road
Lavender Hill
SW11 5QR
United Kingdom
+44 20 78010036