School Office Administrator, Reading

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Leighton Park SchoolReading

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

HMC Co-educational boarding and day school for students aged 11-18.


School Office Administrator

As soon as possible, ideally September 2019


The position is in our busy School Office team and will principally involve providing an efficient administrative service to teaching staff and the Deputy Head and, on occasion, covering reception.


The ideal candidate will have strong administrative skills with 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 be a good communicator with 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 applications: Midday, 15th July 2019

Interviews will be held shortly after




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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...