3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    8 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£34,393 - £37,713

Pay scale

Outer London pay point 28-32 depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will have strong and relevant experience using school and other technology packages, able to multi-task and prioritise with confidence, have a high level of attention to detail and a warm customer service approach, taking pride in their work and the positive impact it has supporting others.


  • Good qualifications in both English and Maths
  • Excellent written oral and communication skills
  • Experience leading and managing a team in a similar environment
  • Experience of office/secretarial administration
  • Experienced in using Microsoft Office packages
  • Ability to prioritise and plan own work and work of others to meet deadlines
  • Positive attitude
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Accurate and speedy typing skills
  • Understands how own work contributes to the team and school goals
  • Driven to learn, improve self and others, and willing to undertake further training


  • Relevant HR qualification (highly desirable)
  • Experienced and trained in Safer Recruitment
  • Experienced in using SIMS and HR software/databases
  • Experience of school office administration
  • Experience in clerking governor meetings including production of minutes
  • Experience of supporting senior leaders in a thriving organisation

What the school offers its staff

  • An ethos of high expectations for students and staff
  • Excellent facilities and resources
  • A strong commitment to the professional development of all staff through our CPL Wednesday programme
  • A well-being package which includes a well-being day for every member of staff

Commitment to safeguarding

Copthall School is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to promoting safeguarding and the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

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About Copthall School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
924 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

We are an exceptionally diverse, comprehensive, inclusive school rooted in the local community which over the past five years has seen superb outcomes for our young people. We believe that all students can achieve highly regardless of their starting points. Our commitment to this belief underpins all aspects of our work with students, staff and families. Copthall School prides itself on educating 21st century women for successful careers in STEM, human, social and health sciences, performing arts and creative industries. Copthall is a beacon of success and has been featured regularly on a range of media platforms: https://www.copthallschool.org.uk/238/news-events. Our commitment to staff development and staff welfare is exceptionally strong and is evident in the calm and purposeful atmosphere you will find at our school. We are looking for staff who are committed to developing confident and capable learners and who are prepared to work hard for every single student. At Copthall, all staff, whether in teaching or support roles, are highly valued and their contribution to our students is appreciated by the whole school community. The school provides an environment for staff to thrive and develop professionally, whilst enhancing the experience of Copthall students.

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