Administrator / Receptionist, Greenford

Closing date:

William Perkin CofE High SchoolGreenford

Date posted:
Start date: 07/01/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 5 points 22 - 25 (£23,097 - £25,140)
Contract term: Permanent

Administrator / Receptionist 

Salary: Grade 5 points 22 - 25 (£23,097 - £25,140)   

Hours: Full time (35 hours/week, 52 weeks/year)**  

Closing date: 12 noon on Tuesday 20th November 2018

 Interview date: Tuesday 27th November 2018  

William Perkin School opened in September 2013 with its first intake of Year 7 students, and now has six year groups (7 - 12) totalling around 1,160 students.  In this fast-growing environment the school office requires an additional Administrator / Receptionist to run our busy reception and to assist in supporting other day-to-day activities (including student services, reprographics and welfare) and school events.  The new post-holder will be joining a team of nine experienced administrative support staff.  

The role is varied and busy, and the ability to work professionally under pressure to meet deadlines and operate flexibly within the changing needs of the school is essential.  School experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided however the new post-holder will be able to demonstrate successful work experience in a fast-paced office environment.  Excellent communication skills are essential as is enthusiasm, commitment and a willingness to play an active role in the life of the school.  The new post-holder will be an experienced MS Office user – including Excel.  

The working week is 35 hours - core hours are from 10.00am - 5.30pm** with a half-hour lunch break, and an additional 1 hour is to be worked each day from 9.00 – 10.00am.  These additional hours will be accrued and taken as time in lieu during school holidays or other closures when the office is less busy.   

Successful Candidates will have: 

  • Educated to A Level, and GCSE passes in English and Maths (essential)

 • Experience/knowledge of administration in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent ICT skills • Customer service experience

 • A professional attitude and excellent attendance  

We offer: 

  • Excellent working relationships at all levels 

• On-the-job learning and development opportunities

 • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme 

 For more information please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at  

William Perkin CE High School, Greenford William Perkin Church of England High School opened as a Free School in September 2013 with its first intake of Year 7 students, and now has six year groups (7 - 12) totalling almost 1,000 students in Year 7 – 11 and around 160 students in Year 12.  The school is founded on the successful systems and approaches of Twyford CE High School, with the principle difference that it is a distinctively Christian school with open admission criteria.  The school is rated ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted (June 2015) and SIAMS (October 2016) and is oversubscribed on first choice applicants.  The Twyford Trust’s fourth school – Ada Lovelace CE High School – opened in September 2018 and is temporarily based in additional accommodation at the William Perkin site until its own new building opens in September 2020.  Ada Lovelace currently has 125 students in Year 7.

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More about William Perkin CofE High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Oldfield Lane North, Greenford, Middlesex, UB6 8PR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 832 8950
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