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Administration Assistant

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Actual pro rata salary if part-time £18,095 - £19,612
Norlington School & 6th Form. Norlington Road, Leyton, London,
Working Pattern:
Term Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
05/11/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Administrative Assistant

Pay Scale: Scale 4 Point 18-21

London Weighting: Outer

Norlington School and 6th Form is a small 11-16 boy’s school with a mixed 6th form school which has been recognised by the Minister for State Schools on three separate occasions for student achievement.

Norlington was judged to be a 'good school' by Ofsted 2018 where;

  • 'Students make excellent progress in Mathematics and Science.'
  • 'Students behave well in lessons and around the school. They enjoy coming to school.'
  • '..Leaders have a relentless drive for continuous improvement'

The school has obtained a Gold Investors in People award which reflects its commitment to the continuing professional development of its staff.

Norlington School requires an experienced administrator to work in a busy, friendly educational environment, supporting staff and students.

You will enjoy problem solving and be able to prioritise conflicting demands throughout the day.

We are looking for a candidate who:

  1. Has previous administration experience in a busy office environment preferably within an education setting
  2. Has excellent communication and administrative skills
  3. Has good reception/telephone skills and has a flexible approach to work
  4. Is self motivated and able to prioritise accordingly
  5. Has good working knowledge of using Microsoft Word and Excel as the role will require you to use these frequently for administrative tasks and assisting senior leaders with projects. A working knowledge of SIMS would be an advantage
  6. Is good with numbers and processes as this role provides support within the Data and Finance Teams

Norlington School and 6th Form is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Throughout the year there are 6 Twilight sessions from 3.30 -6.00 and two events until 8.30 for which attendance is compulsory and forms the additional week the school has off in autumn term. This is on top of the 5 contractual days which staff on a term time contract and under years  service need to accrue. This is a fixed term post to the end of term October 2020.

Application forms and further details are available on the school’s website: , our school/vacancies link. Or alternatively email .

This is a temporary position currently for one year, with the potential to extend to a permanent post

Closing date: Midday on Tuesday 5th November 2019

Interviews scheduled for: TBC

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.