School Office Assistant
  • Employer: La Salette Catholic Primary
  • Reference: SCH/21/146635
  • Published: Thu 25/03/2021, 15:10 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 22/04/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 12.5 hours
  • Salary: Scale 3, points 5-6
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: La Salette Catholic School, Havering

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School Office Assistant

La Salette Catholic Primary School

Dunedin Road,


RM13 8SP

Tel: 01708 555554


Headteacher: Mr. A.S Wilson


School Office Assistant

Hours: 12.5 hours x 38 weeks

Salary: Scale 3, points 5-6. Pro Rata Salary of £6,441 - £6,558 p.a. (FTE £22,185 - £22,587 p.a)

Contract: Temporary 1 year contract, however this may be extended.

Start Date: As soon as possible


La Salette Catholic Primary School are recruiting for a School Assistant position as part of our established office team for two days each week, working 8.45am – 2.45pm.



Under the instruction/guidance of senior office staff, provide routine administrative/financial support to the school

Duties will include: 

  • Organisation – undertake reception duties, assist with pupil first aid/welfare duties, assist in arrangements for school trips & events
  • Administration – provide routine administrative support
  • Resources – maintain stocks and supplies

Specific Tasks 

  • To undertake reception duties, answering routine telephone, face-to-face enquiries and signing in visitors.
  • To assist with pupil first aid and welfare, looking after sick pupils, liaising with parents, staff etc.
  • Assist with arrangements for school trips events etc.
  • Provide routine clerical/admin support e.g. photocopying, filing, scanning, complete standard forms, and respond to routine correspondence.
  • Maintain manual and computerised records/ management information systems.
  • Undertake typing, word processing and other ICT based tasks.
  • Take notes at meetings
  • Undertake routine administration of school lettings and other use of school premises.
  • Maintain stocks and supplies, cataloguing and distributing as required.
  • Undertake general financial administration e.g processing orders/invoices


  • Professional and polite personality.
  • Good numeracy/literacy skills
  • First Aid Training (desirable)


  • General clerical/administrative/financial experience
  • SIMS/FMS experience (desirable, although training will be given)

Policies Procedures

  • Be aware of and comply with all school policies and procedures relating to safe guarding, health, safety and security, behaviour & anti-bullying, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Adheres to administrative and financial policy and procedural requirements


  • Able to use IT to support school systems
  • Competency in using Excel/Word and Microsoft Office


Please apply online.

Closing Date: 22nd April 2021

Interviews: 26th April 2021

Therefore, if you have not received an invitation to interview, your application will have been unsuccessful. It is not possible to contact each individual applicant.

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