• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    21 June 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    9 June 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Part-time only
Contract type
Grade 3, scale 5 - £ 10.01 per hour

Job summary

We are looking for an Administration Assistant to join our office team, someone friendly and welcoming who will be the face of our school, making visitors feel welcome. Someone who has experience with administration processes, who will cope with a wide range of demands in a busy office environment. No two days are the same, and the successful candidate will work alongside our school office team to ensure that the office continues to be highly effective.    

Our office is a busy and dynamic part of our school. We are a friendly team of three, co-ordinating all aspects of school life beyond direct teaching and learning.    

The Admin Assistant role requires efficient and effective communication with all stakeholders. It will include meeting and greeting visitors to the school, assisting with managing our school attendance system, preparing letters, posters and flyers for all school events, ordering stock, processing school uniform orders and much more. The job description provides further details regarding the various elements of this role, so please refer to the application pack which can be found on our website. 

Orchard Park is a relatively new school and is now in its 12th year. We pride ourselves on our positive and nurturing ethos, quality first teaching and high expectations in all we do. Our 2017 Ofsted stated that we are school where “there is a culture of ambition, where children are encouraged to dream big.” We are a one form entry school serving 225 children and their families. This includes a nursery class, giving us pupils aged 3 to 11. Our pupils are focused learners who make strong progress and behave well. 

Working Hours: 12.15pm to 4.15pm - 38 weeks per year (term time only)

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
208 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01223 438200

About Orchard Park Community Primary School

Orchard Park Community Primary School is a small school situated on the northern boundary of the City of Cambridge in the growing Orchard Park development. We are fortunate to have a new beautifully designed school which is well equipped and surrounded by open play space. Our school was recently reaffirmed as 'Good' by Ofsted (March 2017) and is a unique and special place to work.

Arranging a visit to Orchard Park Community Primary School

Please contact the school office and speak to Lynsey on 01223 438200

School location

Ringfort Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 2GR

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