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Admin Assistant


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Wembley, Middlesex, United Kingdom


Science, Maths & Statistics


20,138.00 per year

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Full time



Job Description:

Name of Head Teacher: Beth Kobel

Salary: Scale 4, points 18 to 21, Salary: £18,070 to £20,138 pro rata plus London Weighting (£1,848 pro rata) circa (£17,496 - £19,313 inclusive LW)

Hours: 36 Hours per week - Term Time plus 5 inset days, permanent

Making school memorable by striving for excellence

Your School:

Working at Preston Manor means that you benefit from working in a school with a 75 year old reputation for success, whilst also enjoying the excitement and innovation of being part of a new school having recently become an all-through Co-operative School. We are a large learning community with students from ages 4 - 19 years old and our curriculum expands across six key stages.

Joining us means you are joining an esteemed, outward facing establishment which is currently breaking new ground into its exciting future. We are oversubscribed for places, reflecting the reputation the school has for its academic rigour, excellence in teaching and learning, an inclusive and welcoming community. We are proud of our focus on student and staff wellbeing, which is evident from the moment you step into our community. We pride ourselves on having excellent student leadership and high staff-retention rates.

The Post:

Preston Manor is looking to recruit a proactive and innovative individual to assist in delivering excellent services within the school's administrative support function. The successful candidate will need to:-

  • Demonstrate an understanding and commitment to Preston Manor's Equal Opportunities Policy.
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office package, at intermediate level or above, in a work environment
  • Demonstrate the ability to review processes through use of technology, identify improved ways of working
  • Experience of working in a busy office (preferably in a school environment)
  • General experience of administrative tasks (filing, record keeping etc.)
  • Have the ability to work with a broad range of software applications
  • Demonstrate a positive and professional commitment to customer care
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Be prepared to alter their working arrangements to meet the business needs when necessary
  • Be committed to their continuous professional development
  • Work equally well either as a team member or under their own initiative
  • To be responsible for updating the school website under the direction of the Senior Leadership team

The Person:

Excellent organisational skills and a flexible working attitude are both essential.

Excellent communication, time-management skills and the ability to work under pressure are also essential for the role.

We offer:

  • A supportive and nurturing work environment
  • A commitment to staff development in terms of managing performance and carrying out staff appraisals.
  • the unique experience of working in an all-through school

Closing Date: Noon Monday 19 February 2018

Interview Date: Week beginning 26 February 2018

Start Date: as soon as possible

How to apply:

Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, age, ethnicity or disability.

For further information and an application pack, visit the Job Vacancies page on the school website via the button below.

The school reserves the right to change these dates, and to close the vacancy at any time, so early application is advised.

Brent Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.

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