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Cove Junior School

Administration Assistant

Closing date: 07/06/2021 at 12:00

Job Start Date: 02/09/2021

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade B The actual salary (pro-rated to reflect part time hours and term time only position) will be approximately £9,600

Salary Pro-Rata: 9,600

Hours of Work: Wednesdays - Thursdays 8:30 am – 3:30 pm and Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break each day), term-time only

Location of Role: Cove Junior School

Job/Person Summary


This is an exciting opportunity to join our busy and supportive admin team, as an admin assistant. The successful candidate will act as the first point of contact for parents/visitors to the school and will need to be confident about running the reception on their own. You will need to be able to communicate effectively in a warm and professional manner at all times. We’re looking for someone who is flexible, highly organised and able to deal with a variety of administrative tasks including producing correspondence and dealing with telephone queries. 

Pupil welfare and safeguarding, including the provision of first aid, is an important part of this role and the successful candidates will be able to relate well to children and be passionate about working in a school. 

We are looking for someone who is: 

Experience of working in a school office environment is desirable however not essential, as training will be provided on school specific procedures. 

We can offer: 

Application Procedure

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and strongly encouraged prior to application, to enable you to see our lovely school. Visits will be carried out in line with our Covid risk assessment and will take place outside of school hours. For an appointment to visit, further details of the post and an application pack, please contact Zoe Fuller, our Business Manager, via email at z.fuller@cove-jun.hants.sch.uk

Safer Recruitment

Cove Junior School and Hampshire County Council 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. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Fernhill Road, Cove, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 9SA

Telephone: 01252 542941

Website: www.covejunior.co.uk/

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