School Uniform Shop Manager, London SW8

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Newton Prep SchoolLondon SW8

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £10,233 - £12,488 (£12.47 - £15.22 per hour)
Contract term: Permanent

Newton Prep is a leading co-educational day school for pupils aged 3-13 years located in walking distance of Battersea Park and Queenstown Road BR stations.

We are seeking to recruit a part-time Shop Manager to be responsible for managing our School Uniform Shop 44 weeks per year and ensuring that a high standard of customer service is provided to parents. The role involves assisting parents with selection and purchase of school uniform; ordering and stocktaking; taking cash and credit card payments; and maintaining accurate records of all incomings/outgoings using the School’s finance software.  

Applicants must have previous retail experience (preferably in the clothing/textiles sector); good communication and customer service skills; the ability to use initiative and work independently; combined with good IT and numeracy skills. 

Although there is some flexibility with regard to the pattern of working hours, we are ideally seeking someone who could work: 

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1.00 to 6.00pm during term time; 
  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1.30pm to 5.30pm when the school is not in session (excluding the four weeks commencing on the Monday directly after the summer term ends and the week prior to the start of the Autumn term);
  • Monday - Friday 11.00am to 5.00pm for the four weeks commencing on the Monday directly after the summer term ends and the week prior to the start of the Autumn term.

The post holder is not required to work during the three half term breaks, for two and a half weeks in December (including the time the school is closed between Christmas and New Year), two and a half weeks in April around Easter and three weeks in August. 

Although there is some flexibility with regard to the pattern of working hours, we are ideally seeking someone who could work:  

Salary is on a range £10,257 - £12,118 depending on skills and experience. Other benefits include contributory staff pension scheme, staff gym, free school meals during term time and free car parking.

Further information and an application form can be obtained from the HR Office on 0207 720 4091 ext. 1254 or 1255 or by email to hrassistant@newtonprep.co.uk

Closing date: 24.1.18 

Interviews: 2.2.18

Newton Prep is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will therefore be subject to child protection screening, including an enhanced DBS check.


Newton Prep

149 Battersea Park Road, London SW8 4BX

www.newtonprepschool.co.uk



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 149 Battersea Park Road, London, SW8 4BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 77204091
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Newton Prep is a successful and dynamic independent school, offering a challenging education for boys and girls between the ages of 3 and 13. Although a relatively new school, having been set up in 1991, it has grown from strength to strength (curren...