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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 20 hours a week, Monday to Friday 8.00am to 12.00pm

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737 to £23,500 FTE

Actual salary

£10,747 to £11,108 Pay Award pending

What skills and experience we're looking for


The Administrative Assistant is part of a dynamic and lively team responsible for the provision of an excellent general administration service within the school office.

The main school office is a busy and active environment. Therefore, to meet the demands of the role, the postholder will need to be adaptable and enthusiastic, able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail and able to work on their own initiative.

The postholder will possess first class administration and communication skills with an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. The postholder will also be confident in learning new software and be self-assured in exploring the ability of such software.

Duties of the Postholder

Together with other members of the Office Team, provide an administrative service offering effective curriculum support to teaching staff in the school

Be responsible for effective communications with parents

Provide administration support related to Sixth Form Admissions and support the Sixth Form Team with the organisation and prioritisation of administrative tasks (including subject options)

Act as back up to Main School Admissions as required

Assist the Events Co-Ordinator, members of the Leadership Group and Teaching Staff with the smooth organisation of some school events.

Assist the collation and communication of curriculum-based literature.

What the school offers its staff

Parkstone is pleased to be able to offer all staff members the following benefits

Core Benefits

  • A contributory pension scheme relevant to your role (including access to Teacher and Local Government Schemes).
  • Occupational sick pay.
  • Tailored Continuous Professional Development (CPD) through the South Central Teaching Hub.
  • Free access to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - confidential support network that offers expert advice and compassionate guidance 24/7 covering a wide range of issues, such as: Legal Information, Bereavement Support and Online CBT among much more.
  • All staff are entitled to a ‘Golden Day’ once a year – a paid day off or part time equivalent.
  • Free Yoga and Pilates sessions throughout the term.
  • Termly Staff Wellbeing and Workload groups to raise and solve issues.

Flexible Benefits

  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme through Love Electric

Commitment to safeguarding

Parkstone Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service. The school is also committed to a policy of equal opportunity.

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About Parkstone Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1224 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Parkstone Grammar School is an excellent place to work. Staff and students are happy, well cared for and well supported. We place a high priority on staff wellbeing and ensure that there are opportunities to support our staff. From free tea and coffee in the staffroom every day to activities such as Yoga and Pilates which are provided for free of charge. We also have an employee assistance scheme where confidential advice and support is available for staff as and when they need it. The staff wellbeing and workload committee meets regularly with the Headteacher to discuss all aspects of work in school to ensure that we have the best balance possible for staff to thrive.

Arranging a visit to Parkstone Grammar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@parkstone.poole.sch.uk.

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