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Central Support Officer (Maternity Cover until Easter 2022)

Langdon Park Community SchoolTower Hamlets

Full Time 35hrs/ term time only

Langdon Park is a fantastic place to work. The school is based in recently refurbished buildings with excellent sports facilities and just opposite Langdon Park DLR station. 

We are looking to appoint a full time Central Support Officer to work in our very busy main office.

This post will involve ensuring the smooth running of the school’s reception area and a varied array of administration tasks. Being the first point of call for parents, visitors and all stakeholders, we expect a high degree of professionalism and a helpful attitude.

We would like to invite applications from individuals who:  

  • Are experienced working in a school and have experience of school systems such as SIMS (this is essential).  Experience within a secondary school setting is preferred  
  • Have a confident, friendly and professional manner and who can communicate effectively with parents, visitors, colleagues, governors and pupils (incl. face to face, via the telephone and using electronic communication)  
  • Are able to work well as part of a hardworking team but can also work independently using their own initiative  
  • Have excellent IT skills and are confident using spreadsheets and all other Microsoft Office packages  
  • Having prior knowledge of school attendance procedures would be of an advantage  
  • Are willing to learn and support in the use of various software packages used by teachers, parents and pupils  
  • Knowledge of either Bengali or Somali would be desirable, but not essential

We can offer:  

  • A supportive, motivated and strongly committed staff.  
  • A positive, supportive and happy environment.  
  • A commitment to continuing professional development.  
  • Energetic and enthusiastic pupils.  
  • Great transport links and parking

Langdon Park is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. A DBS enhanced disclosure that is satisfactory to us will be a condition of appointment.

Please apply via the TES online application form. If you have any questions regarding the post you can contact the School Business Manager, Kathrin Meinicke by e-mail HR@langdonpark.org or by phone 0207 987 4811.

Please note that incomplete application forms will not be considered.  Only successful applications will be contacted.

Deadline: Friday 24/09/2021 12pm

Interviews: week beginning 27/09/2021

Langdon Park Community School reserves the right to close adverts earlier than the stated deadline.  You are advised to apply soon as possible.

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