Learning Support Administrator, Reading

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Leighton Park SchoolReading

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Learning Support Administrator

Part time (25 hours per week) term time only plus 3 weeks 

From September 2019


This is a new post in our busy Learning Support team and will principally involve providing an efficient administrative and secretarial service to our Head of Learning Support and Exams Officer.  This is a part time role for 25 hours per week, term time only totalling 37 weeks per year.


You will have proven experience in a similar role and possess excellent communication, administration and interpersonal skills with a flexible and adaptable approach to meet the ever-changing needs of both students and the School.  You should have a methodical approach to work and be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team to support the Learning Support and Examinations functions of the School.


You should have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Outlook, Word and Excel.  The post also involves using the school’s central database, and training will be provided.  You should possess a confident and approachable attitude, and the ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines. You will need to have a strong attention to detail, be flexible and capable of working independently, whilst demonstrating a high level of confidentiality at all times. 


Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere that creates achievement with values, character and community.  Founded on Quaker principles, we seek to inspire each student to fulfil their academic and personal potential and be reflective, purposeful adults.  We appoint candidates who will contribute and thrive in our vibrant community.


To apply, please complete an application form which can be found on our website and email it to apply@leightonpark.com.  If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.


Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.


Closing date for this position is: 15th July 2019





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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Quaker
Address: Shinfield Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7ED, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 118 987 9600
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Leighton Park School is a successful, forward looking independent (HMC) day and boarding school for approximately 480 pupils aged 11-18. Set in more than 60 acres of magnificent parkland, the school has a Quaker heritage, balancing commitment to acad...