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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 30 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £29,859 and £30,771

Pay scale

NJC Scale 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

Experience of providing administrative support in a busy office

Use of relevant equipment/resources

Experience of providing excellent customer service, negotiation and communication skills, both on the telephone and in person

Knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation

Have knowledge of Data Protection procedures and how to handle personal and sensitive information

Ability to relate well to children and adults

Ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding school roles and responsibilities and your own position within these

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to staff, pupils, parents, carers and external agencies

Ability to identify own training and development needs and co-operate with means to address these

Ability to manage time, multi-task, prioritise workload and work to tight deadlines

Demonstrate an ability to use own initiative and be proactive

Deals with difficult situations effectively

Excellent mathematics skills; Attention to detail, with an ability to spot numerical errors

What the school offers its staff

Our school is full of enthusiastic and talented teachers and support staff who put the children at the heart of everything they do.

At Myatt Garden we value the wellbeing of all of our staff. It is a key focus that informs every decision we make.

Come and join our team at Myatt and benefit from:

A stable, supportive and dedicated staff team who are passionate about what they do

Respectful, kind and eager pupils who love learning

An approachable, flexible and compassionate senior leadership team

Opportunities to join working groups and have your say in policy making and strategy across the school.

Excellent CPD opportunities and mentoring

Staff wellbeing committee and mental health champions

Free tea and coffee in our regularly stocked staff room

Free onsite car park

Whole staff social events

Team spirit and a ‘can do’ culture

Above all, Myatt Garden is an inclusive school that celebrates and embraces our differences. We invite you to come and be your authentic self at our school and to use your unique experiences to enhance the learning of our pupils.

Further details about the role

Working at the heart of our school, the school finance assistant will play a key role in supporting the School Business Manager to ensure the school’s financial health. The role will be responsible for financial reporting, overseeing the administrative processes for our wraparound care service which generates income for the school and day-to-day financial operations.

Commitment to safeguarding

Myatt Garden School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references.

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About Myatt Garden Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
401 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Myatt Garden is a vibrant and creative two-form entry primary school in Brockley. There are 361 children on roll, including our nursery. The school serves a very diverse community with our pupil premium children making up about 20% of our roll and 61% of our pupils belonging to global majority groups.

We place a high value on a broad and balanced curriculum which ensures children are passionate about learning and ready for future challenges. We have a strong shared vision where all our children are encouraged to enjoy and excel at learning and life. We have created a vibrant and enriching learning community where children, staff and families are valued, included and respected, and where all are encouraged to develop and achieve their potential and make a contribution.

We believe in the ability of every child and our mission is to create an environment where children have:
¨ the learning and social skills to succeed and contribute
¨ the confidence, enthusiasm and self-belief to achieve, create and participate
¨ the curiosity and passion to problem-solve, take risks and be ambitious
¨ and a sense of social responsibility that makes them team players, great friends and active citizens

Arranging a visit to Myatt Garden Primary School

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

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