Receptionist and Administrative Assistant

Job Roles:
Any
Organisation Type:
Primary Education, Secondary Education
Organisation:
Secondary School/Academy, Primary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Any
Region:
London, South East
Contract Term:
Permanent
Salary Description:
Dependent on experience and qualifications + Health Cash Plan + Harris Benefits
Posted:
12th Oct 2017
Start Date:
Recruiter:
Harris Garrard Academy
Job Ref:
2826

Previously known as the Bexley Business Academy, Harris Garrard Academy is an all-through 3-18 academy with approximately 1350 pupils on roll and joins the Harris Federation as a sponsored academy in September 2017. The academy is based in Thamesmead in a purpose-built building. Our vision is clear: nothing is impossible and everything is possible, irrespective of personal characteristics or background. Every problem has a solution. We believe we are more robust, resilient and determined as a team than as a group of individuals. We support, challenge and hold each other to account at all levels within the academy to ensure that our students achieve their potential, are motivated, engaged and fully prepared for life beyond our academy.

We are looking for a Receptionist and Administrative Assistant who is passionate about education and has a flair for working with young people.

What we are looking for:

We need an individual who is resilient, highly driven and self motivated, who will go the extra mile to ensure that students achieve beyond their own expectations. Your role will include:

•Being the welcoming face of the academy on reception
•Administration of class registers
•Parent liaison/meetings
•Event organisation
•Booking trips and visits
•Organisation and management of afterschool clubs
•Organisation and management of uniform
•Overseeing stock ordering and auditing
•Administration of ParentPay.
•Filing and organising of key information
•Entering data and updating school database
•Running reports
•General office administration e.g. copying and reproductions

Why work at Harris Garrard Academy?

Our aim is to accelerate the path of the academy to becoming outstanding, so that pupils have the best possible education. Like Harris Garrard Academy, many of our academies joined the Federation having been placed into Special Measures. All are now providing a 'Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ education for students according to Ofsted.

As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you:

•Exceptional professional development opportunities;
•A genuine opportunity to make a difference;
•Enthusiastic staff, committed to raising standards;
•A supportive working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all children;
•A senior leadership team that is highly committed to developing others;
•Generous Harris rewards and benefits.

For more information, please contact the school on 0208 320 4800.

Harris Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.

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Closing Date:
25/10/2017
Contact Details:
Harris Garrard Academy
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Contact: Recruitment
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