5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 July 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    9 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£38,736.00 - £41,631.00 Annually (Actual) Full-time equivalent salary £42,840 - £46,041

Office Manager job summary

This is an exciting new role for the school, which will provide effective line management and support for a number of administrative roles within the school, as well as supporting the important admissions process.

Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Effectively managing a team of support staff in administrative roles.
  • Managing reception.
  • Supporting the admissions process.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have comprehensive line management experience and will thrive in a busy office environment where competing priorities are the norm.
  • Be highly organised and efficient, with excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and a positive can-do attitude.
  • Have the passion and commitment to work in this environment (although experience of working within a school is desirable not essential).

What we offer:

Benefits of working at Wallington High School for Girls include:

  • A two-week Autumn half term break.
  • Free tea and coffee.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme with independent, confidential advice on a range of life issues.
  • Free access to our fitness suite.
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

Key Application Dates:

  • Application close date: Monday 29 July 10.00am
  • First stage interview (online for 30 minutes via MS Teams): Monday 5 August
  • Second stage interview (in school): Friday 16 August
  • Start Date: September 2024

Our commitment

The Girls’ Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.

As well as verification of identity, we ask all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure. In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) guidance, we may also conduct an online search about any shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence to identify any matters that might relate directly to our legal duty to meet safeguarding duties in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE)

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people and aim to employ a culturally diverse workforce, which reflects the nature of our communities.


We are not able to offer sponsorship to non-settled individuals for a Skilled Worker Visa.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

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About Wallington High School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1546 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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