Receptionist/Admin Assistant

Heathland School is looking for a creative, positive and committed receptionist to join our amazing staff team.

Heathland School is part of The Whitefriars Heathland Federation, a multi-academy trust comprising of two outstanding schools, Heathland school and Whitefriars School in Harrow. Heathland School is a 3-form entry primary school judged to be outstanding by Ofsted 2010 and 2014.

Our Federation of two schools is underpinned by a Values based ethos that helps everyone work together cooperatively with mutual respect. We promote harmony through dialogue and reflection. From the early years to the Year 6 we offer an active curriculum that is designed to engage and excite all our pupils. We take an individualised ‘next steps’ approach to learning to ensure that all pupils make excellent progress.

We believe that pupils make excellent progress in an environment of positivity and care where expectations are high. Our Values are at the heart of everything we do and we believe that anyone can learn anything when they feel safe, secure and happy.

Heathland School is looking for a highly organised, friendly and efficient person with excellent interpersonal skills to join our team as a Reception/Administration Assistant. This is an extremely busy position where multitasking is essential, along with a confident telephone manner and the ability to work under pressure.

The successful applicant will have outstanding communication skills, including good spoken English. They will be flexible, capable of using their own initiative and able to work as part of our outstanding team. As the first point of contact they will create a friendly and professional impression for the School. Computer literacy, confident working in Microsoft Office and using email are essential, experience of working in a school office is desirable, as is experience of using SIMS (Schools Information Management System). Training will be given on SIMS, if required.

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Start date: January 2023

Temporary Maternity Cover contract until July 2023, with a possibility to extend

Salary: Harrow scale G2 point 8

Closing Date: 28th November 2023

Interviews are expected: 1st December 2023

The Heathland Whitefriars Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

An equal opportunities employer.