Receptionist/Admin Assistant
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/22/212759
  • Published: Fri 23/09/2022, 18:11 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 10/10/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, Term time + 5 training days
  • Salary: £19,421 - £19,772
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Handsworth Primary School, Handsworth Primary, London , Waltham Forest

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Receptionist/Admin Assistant

Handsworth Primary School                                                   

Handsworth Avenue, London E4 9PJ

T: 020 8527 5991           E:

Headteacher: Claire Nairne

Required as soon as possible

Receptionist /Admin Assistant – Handsworth Primary School

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Receptionist/Admin Assistant to join our friendly team at Handsworth Primary School. You will act as the first point of contact, welcoming visitors, carrying out general reception duties, providing administration support and administering first aid.

The successful candidate will be warm, thrive in a busy school office, have excellent communication skills and have a sense of humour. You must have a strong work ethic, be able to prioritise your work, love working with children and enjoy building relationships with our families.  Microsoft Office computer skills are essential, and knowledge of SIMS would be desirable, although training will be given to the successful candidate if required. 

Handsworth is a happy, thriving learning community, where diversity is celebrated and high aspirations are encouraged.  We believe in the importance of motivating and inspiring our children to enable them to be confident, curious and ambitious.  We can off you a friendly popular school with motivated learners, the opportunity to work with a dedicated team of staff and governors and excellent mentoring.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and opposing all forms of discrimination in relation to all protected characteristics outlined in the Equality Act.  

We foster positive attitudes and good relationships, creating a shared sense of cohesion and belonging.  We consult and involve our whole school community.  We invest in training for all our staff and base our practices on evidence and on the outcomes of our continuous learning.  We are committed to embedding anti-racist practice in everything we do.  

For further information, please see the job description and person specification.

All completed applications should be returned to or the following address: Handsworth Primary School, Handsworth Avenue, Highams Park, London, E4 9PJ.

Applications will be considered upon receipt.  Interviews will be organised as and when applications are received.  The School reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.  Therefore, you are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory Reference and Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure and Health Declaration. 


How to Apply

All completed applications should be returned to or the following address: Handsworth Primary School, Handsworth Avenue, Highams Park, London, E4 9PJ.

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