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  • Closing date

    8 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

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Full-time equivalent salary

£12.18 Hourly Grade 3, Scale 5

Administration Assistant 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, 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 13th year. We are a one form entry school, including a nursery class, giving us pupils aged 3 to 11. Our pupils are focused learners who make strong progress and behave well. Our school was reaffirmed as good by Ofsted in March 2022, where the inspectorate identified high expectations, good behaviour and a calm learning environment. We pride ourselves on our positive and nurturing ethos. Parents say:

"All the staff at Orchard Park Community Primary School are brilliant. We have loved being a part of the Orchard Park community and we will miss you come September. Stay incredible all of you. The BEST school ever!”

The role is for 20 hours per week, start and finish times are negotiable but it must include Friday afternoons. 38 weeks per year (term time only).

If you have any questions about the role or would like to arrange a visit , please get in touch.

Your completed application form must be accompanied by a letter of application. This is an administrative role, let us see your administrative skills.

We are committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). Employment will depend on a clear DBS check and references.

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About Orchard Park Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
172 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

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.

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