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Administrative Assistant

Vacancy Summary
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
APTC 2, points 11-13
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
20 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
08/02/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description


115 St Mary’s Lane

Upminster RM14 2QB

Telephone: 01708 220277

Email: office@st-josephs.havering.sch.uk

Head Teacher: Mrs Bernadette Matthews



Hours: 20 hours per week (9-1pm)/ 39 weeks per year

Salary: APTC2, points 11-13. Actual Pro rata Annual Salary of £9,391 - £9,409

Contract: Permanent

Start Date: Required for March/April 2019


We are seeking to appoint an approachable and committed person, ideally with previous experience in a busy school office, to join our friendly and supportive office team. 

The primary responsibility will be to act as the first point of contact at St Joseph's, undertaking all aspects of reception duties, including receiving visitors to the school, answering the phones, dealing with queries and taking messages. The role will also involve providing first aid and general clerical/ administration tasks. 

The ideal candidate should provide good customer service, with excellent ICT and communication skills. We are seeking an individual who is well-organised, efficient, flexible, calm, friendly, motivated and passionate about providing an excellent support service to our pupils, parents, staff and visitors. Training and development is provided and encouraged within the school. 


Visits to the school are welcome. Please telephone the school office on 01708 220277 to arrange an appointment.


Please apply online.

Closing Date: Friday 8th February

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by Friday 15th February

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
How to apply
To apply, please visit https://ats-haveringschools.jobsgopublic.com and submit your application by clicking the 'Apply Online' link below.