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Part time Administrative Assistant
  • Employer: Scargill Junior School – part of the Hornchurch Academy Trust
  • Reference: SCH/21/167916
  • Published: Thu 07/10/2021, 13:35 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 15/10/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week
  • Salary: Scale 2 Point 3
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Scargill Junior School, Havering

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Part time Administrative Assistant

Scargill Junior School

Part of Hornchurch Academy Trust

Mungo Park Road



Tel: 01708 555677




Part time Administrative Assistant

Salary: APTC Scale 2, Point 3

Hours: 30 hours per week (09:00am to 3:30pm with 30 minutes for lunch Monday to Friday) x 39 weeks per year

Actual pro rata salary: £15,294, based on £21,408 full time equivalent

Contract: Fixed term maternity cover until 21st July 2022

Required: ASAP


We require an Administrative Assistant to work in our busy school.  Applicants should have good word processing skills and be computer literate (Word, Excel).  It is an expectation that candidates as a minimum hold GCSE grades A-C, or equivalent, in both Maths and English.

Our ideal applicant will have good interpersonal skills and be able to work calmly under pressure as a member of a team as well as being able to use their initiative to prioritise tasks in a fast moving environment.

Working at the front office, this position is often the first point of call for all visitors, so a cheerful personality is essential.  We strive to build excellent relationships with our parents, pupils and the wider school community, so the ability to listen and desire to help are important for the role.

What we can offer:

  • a welcoming and friendly atmosphere and pleasant working environment
  • you will be joining an established and supportive administrative team
  • supportive parents and governors who contribute to establishing a positive and happy learning environment.

This is a fixed term role to cover for the absence of the substantive post holder on maternity leave.  Should the employee return to duty before the final date above, your appointment will cease with statutory notice.


Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school for an appointment.

Please apply online.

Closing date: Friday 15th October 2021.

Interviews week beginning Monday 18th October 2021.

Please note:  We expect a lot of interest in this vacancy and as such reserve the right to close this advert early if required and without notice.


Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19:  Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring will continue for all Hornchurch Academy Trust vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months.  Applications will still be reviewed and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interviews may be via video conferencing if appropriate.