Administrative Assistant The Radclyffe School, Oldham, Greater Manchester

Job description

Working alongside team members in the busy main school office and sometimes on your own in our student reception area, you will provide a high quality reception service and undertake routine clerical duties. To be successful, you must be numerate and have good written and speaking skills. It is desirable that you have a GCSE (at least Grade C) in English and Maths or the equivalent. You must be able to use Microsoft office applications. Training will be provided in the use of other school ICT systems.

Application is via the school application form and returned to For more information about this post, please contact Sue McCannon 0161 622 3210 or via email

Essential educational requirements

Are numerate
Have good written and speaking skills
Are IT literate
Have GCSE English and Maths (Grade C or above) or equivalent

Essential qualifications

Have GCSE English and Maths (Grade C or above) or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Support the maintenance of an efficient and welcoming reception service
Maintain computerised and manual student records and provide information as required
Undertake routine clerical duties
Undertake word processing tasks
Support the administration duties undertaken by other colleagues in the administration team
Ensure building security by monitoring entry to and exit from the school site
Assist in data collection and information retrieval as required

Employee benefits

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Salary: NJC Grade 2, Scale Points 4-6, £13,551 - £14,544 (pro rata applied)
Contract Type: Term Time only (190 days), Part – Time
Working Pattern: 32.5 hours a week, 8:30 – 3:30 daily with 30 minutes for lunch.
Contract term: Permanent

About The Radclyffe School

The Radclyffe School is a popular 11-16 maintained Foundation (Co-operative) Trust school in the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham. The Governing Body has direct responsibility for the employment of staff, its finances, the running of the school and the outcomes it achieves. It is a larger than average secondary school with 1500 mixed gender students on roll. The school is full in every year group. Over 70% of students are from ethnic minority backgrounds, most of whom are of Pakistani or Bangladeshi heritage. Some 30% of students qualify for free school meals or a clothing grant to help with the purchase of school uniform. We are proud that in an Ofsted inspection in November 2015, we were judged to be an Outstanding School, Outstanding in every category.

Hunt Lane, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL9 0LS
LA Maintained School
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