Receptionist/Administrative Assistant, Sutton

Closing date:

Overton Grange SchoolSutton

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £12,103 - £13,000(School Receptionist/Administrative Assistant)
Contract term: Permanent

Required to start as soon as possible.

25 hrs per week Monday – Friday term time + 5 INSET days = 39 weeks per annum)

APT&C Grade 1c/3 (scale points 2 – 6) 

£20,466 - £21,981 per annum (Full time equivalent)

£12,103 - £13,000 (actual – pro rata) 

It is anticipated that hours will be either 08.00 – 13.00 or  09.00 – 14.00 

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, efficient, friendly and reliable person to assist in our Student Services Reception and provide administrative support for the school.

The successful candidate will need to work well in a team, have good communication and interpersonal skills and be able to deal sensitively with a range of students, parents and outside agencies in accordance with the School’s Safeguarding and Child Protection policies and procedures.  The successful candidate should also either hold a First Aid at Work certificate or be willing to undertake training to carry out their first aid responsibilities.  Experience of working in a school environment would be an advantage although not essential.

Overton Grange is a popular comprehensive school, with over 1250 students on roll, including around 200 in the Sixth Form.  It has enjoyed consistent academic success and was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2019. 

All staff receive personalised CPD support in their professional and career development.  We all contribute to duties on a regular basis and after school clubs.  We are a dynamic, supportive community believing in continuous personal development for all.  Both staff workload and well-being are important aspects of our ethos.

Overton Grange School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Candidates will be required to undergo the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced disclosure process.

Full details and an application form are available:

via the school’s website – or

via email to

or please telephone: 020 8239 2383 

Closing date: 31 January 2020 by 12.00 noon*

* We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date should a suitable candidate apply.   

More about Overton Grange School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stanley Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 6TQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8239 2383
employer gallery photo 0
employer gallery photo 1
employer gallery photo 2
employer gallery photo 3
employer gallery photo 4
employer gallery photo 5
employer gallery photo 6
employer gallery photo 7