Upper School Secretary / Administrator, London SW8

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Newton Prep SchoolLondon SW8

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,677 - £24,975 (pay award pending)
Contract term: Permanent

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

We are seeking an experienced, proactive and flexible administrator to provide comprehensive administrative and secretarial support to the Deputy Head - Upper School, as well as general administrative support to Heads of Department and Heads of Year.

This key role requires initiative, strong organisational skills, an eye for detail and sound knowledge of Microsoft Office, combined with excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.  Applications are invited from candidates who have had a proven track record in office administration and secretarial support, and who are able to work under pressure with minimal supervision. The ability to work flexibly and as part of a small team are also essential pre-requisites of this role.

This position is to start as soon as possible and will be full time during term time (35 weeks per year) plus an additional 15 days during school holidays (to be spread across the year).  Salary is on a range £20,677 - £24,975 (pay award pending).  Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm during term time and 8.30am - 4.30pm during school holidays. Staff benefits include free school meals during term time, free car parking, staff gym and contributory staff pension scheme.

Full details of the post and an application form may be obtained from the school website www.newtonprepschool.co.uk  or by phoning the HR Department on 0207 720 4091 ext. 1255.

To apply, please complete an application form and email this to the HR Manager at hrmanager@newtonprep.co.uk  or post to: Newton Prep, 149 Battersea Park Road, London SW8 4BX.

Applications are invited as soon as possible and interviews will be held on receipt of strong applications.

Newton Prep is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be expected to undergo an enhanced DBS Disclosure including a Barred List check.

Newton Prep

149 Battersea Park Road, London SW8 4BX


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More about Newton Prep School
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...