Admin Assistant, Bexley

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Foster's Primary SchoolBexley

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Hours/Percentage of Week:   27.5 hrs/week
Weeks per year:    Term Time + Inset Days (39 weeks)
Grade:     BEXLEY05

Foster’s is a popular two-form entry school on the Welling / Bexleyheath borders with a rich history.  We were recognised as a ‘good’ school in our last Ofsted inspection and have a dedicated and enthusiastic staff who are committed to maintaining the highest standards and providing a creative curriculum for the pupils in our care. Our children are our biggest asset; they are polite, courteous, kind to each other and enjoy their learning. We are fortunate to have a bright, modern site with plenty of outdoor space and a Forest School area. For further information about the school please visit the school website:

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic part-time Administrative Assistant on a permanent basis to join our current office team.
This is a 39 weeks/year position and hours of work will be 11.00 am – 5.00 pm (with 30 minutes break).

Applicants must be computer literate (high level of competence in Microsoft Word and Excel), numerate, accurate and able to work independently.  Experience of SIMS and Parentmail is an advantage, but not essential.  This person should have the ability to multi-task and have good communication and interpersonal and organisational skills. 

Visits to our school are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the school office on 020 8298 7336. Please note the school will be closed for Easter break from Friday 30th March to Friday 13th April.

For further information, please see the attached job description and person specification.

To apply for this vacancy please click on the link ‘Download Application Form’ under the Downloads heading below. This will open the relevant application form which once completed may be electronically submitted by emailing to Alternatively, paper applications can be sent direct to the school at the address below.

The closing date for applications is midday on 18th April 2018 and interviews will be held shortly after.

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. A probationary period applies to all roles.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You are advised to review our safeguarding policy, available on the school website.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages. The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

Contact Information
School Business Manager,
Westbrooke Road,
Welling , Kent,
DA16 1PN
Telephone: 020 8298 7336

Closing Date for Applications:  Midday 18/04//2018

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More about Foster's Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: West Brooke Road, Welling, Kent, DA16 1PN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8298 7336
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Foster’s Primary School is a mixed, non-denominational voluntary-controlled primary school for pupils aged three to 11.
It is located in Welling, Bexley, Kent, and has just under 450 pupils. There is a 52 place nursery on site. The school is the old...