Administrative Assistant, Bexley

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Townley Grammar SchoolBexley

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Start date: Ideally, from 24th February 2020 to mid-December 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,296 - £20,662 per annum (actual salary) Bexley Grade 05.1 – 05.4 (depending on experience)
Contract term: Maternity Cover

36 hours per week, 43 weeks per year

Term Time + 5 weeks - the last 3 weeks of the summer holidays are essential

Townley Grammar School is one of the top 100 schools in the country. We are a multicultural girls’ selective school with specialism in Performing and Visual Arts with Mathematics and Computing with boys in the Sixth Form. Rated as Outstanding by Ofsted, our students come from a wide socio-economic background which makes our school environment richly diverse.  

We are looking for maternity cover for our Administrative Assistant to provide support to our busy and hardworking team which includes Admissions, Exams and general administration.  

In addition to possessing excellent organisational, IT, interpersonal and communication skills, the successful candidate must be confident, meticulous, numerate and methodical, with the ability to plan and prioritise work in a fast-paced environment.  

Strong experience across the full range of Microsoft Office software, especially advanced Word and Excel skills, is essential. 

You must be able to remain calm under pressure, show initiative and great attention to detail, and maintain confidentiality with comprehensive understanding of GDPR. 

Candidates must be team players, willing to go the extra mile and must demonstrate a pleasant and professional approach in dealing with students, staff, parents and visitors.  

The post would suit somebody with an administration background, either corporate or education (preferably secondary) who is seeking greater responsibility in what is a business-like environment.

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To apply, please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification and email your completed Application Form via the apply link.

Closing date: Monday 20th January 2020

Interview date: Thursday 23rd January 2020

The school is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

The School operates a no smoking policy.

More about Townley Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Townley Road, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7AB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8304 8311
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