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Receptionist/Clerical Assistant

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£21,591 - £21,981 (£11,538 if part time)
Handsworth Primary School, Handsworth Primary, London
Working Pattern:
Term Time
22 hrs hours per week. 4 days x 45.6 weeks per year (term time).
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
30/06/2019 at 09:00 AM
Vacancy Description

Handsworth Primary School / Receptionist/Admin Assistant

Required for September 2019
Part-time NJC (Outer London)
22 hours per week x 45.6 weeks, Monday to Thursday 8.15am – 2.00 pm, term time
(Some contractual holiday work required)
Salary Scale 3, point 5 - 6, £11,538 actual pro rata

We are looking to recruit a friendly and highly committed Receptionist/Admin Assistant for our popular, multicultural school.
Candidates will have excellent face to face and telephone based communication skills, a high degree of professionalism and a positive approach to problem solving.
The postholder will:
• Provide general receptionist and clerical duties for the administration of the school, assistance to the Headteacher and Office Manager and undertake a range of duties under their direction.
• Have some areas of finance responsibility including reconciliation of online school dinner money and school trips
• Provide first aid care for pupils
• Provide an efficient and friendly service to pupils, parents, colleagues and other school stakeholders
Successful candidates will have:
o excellent customer care and communication skills
o good administrative and IT skills
o the ability to work positively with a variety of people
o an understanding of how to handle confidential and sensitive information appropriately
o the ability to work under pressure
We can offer you:
o a friendly popular school with motivated learners
o the opportunity to work with a dedicated team of staff and Governors
o excellent CPD & mentoring
For an application pack and further details, please contact the school office or email Further information about the school can be found at: web link:

All completed applications should be returned to

Closing date: 9.00am Monday 30th June 2019

Interview date: TBC

Handsworth Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.


Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.