Administrative Assistant, Hackney

Closing date:Expiring soon

Stoke Newington School & Sixth FormHackney

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 4, £23,628 (actual annual salary)
Contract term: Maternity Cover

We require an outstanding and driven individual to provide receptionist and admin support in this excellent and creative school which has 1,600 students, over 200 staff and a £12 million turnover.

The School

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of a successful 11-19 inner- city comprehensive which has had a recent glowing OFSTED report. We are committed to a creative and excellent education for all students. We have a positive reputation in the local area, benefit from parental support, and have an award-winning building and a growing sixth form. Most importantly, students and staff share a commitment to the school’s success and ethos.

The Post

As the first point of contact for the school, we are looking for someone who has exceptional reception and customer service skills. This post requires someone who is able to multi-task in an extremely busy school office, undertaking a range of administrative tasks and procedures whilst interacting with visitors, parents, staff and pupils.


The successful candidate will:

  • Have proven experience of working in a busy office environment
  • Demonstrate initiative, adaptability, commitment and a positive attitude
  • Demonstrate good listening, oral, literacy, numeracy and computer skills
  • Be resilient and reliable, with an understanding and respect for confidentiality 
  • Work effectively as part of a team

Contacting us

To download an application form and apply, please visit our website.

Please email complete applications to or call us on 020 7241 9600 for further information.

Closing date: noon on Thursday 21st November 2019. 

Interviews will take place on Thursday 28th November 2019.

We are an equal opportunities employer committed to ensuring diversity in our workforce.

As employers we committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all students; an enhanced DBS check is a requirement for all staff.

More about Stoke Newington School & Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Clissold Road, Stoke Newington, London, N16 9EX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 207 2419600
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Welcome to Stoke Newington School & Sixth Form, an excellent 11-19 comprehensive school. We are a “good with outstanding features” school, currently making great strides to become “outstanding.”
We pride ourselves in provid...