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  • Job start date

    1 July 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 34 hours per week

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 6-12 months

Actual salary

£21,018 - £22,725 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will also be able to demonstrate:

  • A good standard of education e.g. GCSE Grade C or above in Maths & English or equivalent or relevant school experience
  • Excellent organisation skills and the ability to multi task
  • Good customer service skills
  • A flexible approach and be proactive and apply initiative
  • Excellent ICT skills
  • An ability to work methodically and accurately with specific emphasis on handling confidential and sensitive information with good attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and written
  • A welcoming style to working with junior aged pupils, their families and a wide range of staff.
  • A willingness to learn, attend training and be a First Aider

What the school offers its staff

  • A friendly and welcoming admin team and wider staff team
  • Training opportunities
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Free on-street parking

Further details about the role

We are looking to appoint an experienced and highly organised, resourceful and excellent communicator to join our front reception team to support school operations.We are a large single status academy junior school with around 570 pupils on role. therefore the ability to work under pressure and prioritise your workload to meet deadlines in a very demanding and dynamic environment are essential skills within this role.

In this busy and varied role, you will be the first point of contact for pupils, school staff, parents/carers and external visitors on a daily basis both face-to-face and on the phone. You will be maintaining and accessing information within our management information system SIMS, as well as supporting the wider school including pupil wellbeing, welfare and the administration of medicines when required. Your main role will include organising trips and events, updating medical records and healthcare plans and liasing with our afterschool providers.

With experience of working in education administration and providing a high level of customer service, you’ll enjoy working with children and supporting the wider community. Experience of using SIMS and Parentmail will be an advantage, however training will be given.

Applications are invited from people who feel they meet the person specification and who have the drive and determination to make the role a success.

Tours of the school are welcomed and encouraged. Please contactrecruitment@ludlowjunior.org.ukto arrange a tour.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 11th June 2024 - please keep this day free for an assessment process.


Commitment to safeguarding

Ludlow Junior School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. As part of the selection process, we will consider any transferable risks as outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks

Applying for the job

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About Ludlow Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
560 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
02380447885

Ludlow Junior School is single status academy in the heart of the Itchen & Woolston Community in Southampton, Hampshire. The school can take up to 600 pupils with a five form entry.

Arranging a visit to Ludlow Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@ludlowjunior.org.uk.

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