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Administrative Assistant, 36 hours per week, 41 weeks per annum (term-time plus 2 weeks) Job-share applicants considered

East Barnet SchoolBarnet

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Administrative Assistant (36 hours per week, 41 weeks per annum - term-time plus 2 weeks) to take responsibility for overseeing the School's busy reception, providing pastoral and faculty support across the School, together  with undertaking essential daily administrative tasks and assisting the Office Manager in all aspects of her work. Candidates should be able to demonstrate the academic, organisational and interpersonal skills which are necessary to provide our students and staff with appropriate support to enhance learning at all levels of the school.

You will have excellent attention to detail and organisational skills.  You will be personable and have the ability to communicate with staff, parents and students.  A team player is essential.  Please see the attached job description for a more comprehensive list. 

East Barnet School has an outstanding reputation in the local community and is significantly over-subscribed in all year groups including the Sixth Form which is consistently ranked in the top 10% of the country.

Benefits of working at EBS:

Professional Development   

The school is committed to growth mindset and the professional development of all colleagues.  East Barnet School offers an extensive in-house CPD programme.    

At East Barnet School positive mental health and wellbeing is paramount. In the  implementation of all new initiatives and policies, the impact on staff wellbeing is always considered.   

We have received several awards in recognition of our personal and professional development of staff, including the Carnegie Award for Mental Health in Schools. 


Serviced by great train, underground and bus transport links: Northern line, Piccadilly line and overground (New Barnet) stations are all within walking distance.   

Being based in the outskirts of London means we benefit from a more rural location and cheaper housing prices whilst being only a short train journey into the centre of London.   

For those who drive, we have an ample free car park, and we have bike racks for those who choose to cycle.   

There are plenty of local shops and supermarkets in the surrounding area around the school, and a great view across London from our floor to ceiling panoramic Library window.

Working atmosphere   

Behaviour and safety were judged to be Outstanding at the last OFSTED inspection (2012), which was confirmed again by a short inspection in 2017.   

Very supportive, warm atmosphere.


State-of-the-art  school building which was opened in September 2010.   

Extensive grounds and modern outside sports facilities.

Further Information

Please contact Siming Hill ( if you would like any more details.

EBS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and to providing an excellent education to every student regardless of background. We expect all staff to share this commitment.

It is an offence for anyone to apply for this job if they are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. An enhanced DBS check is required for all posts.

EBS is an equal opportunities employer. All members of the school community are equally valued, welcomed and respected.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to contact unsuccessful applicants following shortlisting. If you have not heard from us by 3 December 2021, please take this as confirmation that your application has not been successful.

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