Maiden Erlegh School

Administration Assistant

  • 16 hours per week (TTO + 3 Inset days)
  • Grade 3, SP5. Fulltime £23,500. Actual £8,614

We are now looking for an Administration Assistant at Maiden Erlegh School to provide efficient, effective and confidential administrative support in our school office.

We are looking for a team player with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in an administrative role, with the following skills:

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Competent with Excel spreadsheets
  • Ability to identify stakeholders’ needs quickly and deal with queries
  • Reliability, tact, diplomacy, confidentiality, and sensitivity are paramount to this post
  • Flexible approach to working and commitment to ongoing service and personal development (through self-evaluation and learning from others)
  • Be able to work with frequent interruptions
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, with a range of people
  • Good organisational and planning skills, able to manage own time, prioritise and meet deadlines

Maiden Erlegh School is an over-subscribed secondary school which is as committed to the welfare of students and staff as it is our high standards.  One of the privileges of joining our school is working with our dynamic, ambitious and positive students.

The successful applicant will enjoy working with 11-18 year olds. You must be adaptable and willing to be involved in all aspects of school life, have a calm manner and be able to work as part of team. You will share our inclusive values of “opportunity, diversity and success for all” and you will have a willingness to develop your own practice in line with our ethos of continuous improvement.

Being part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust also offers a range of career opportunities across our schools. For our teaching team, we offer a flexible CPD programme which staff can tailor to their own needs which includes coaching and training for new entrants to the profession and to support career returners.

We have a proven track record of supporting ambitious staff in to middle and senior leadership posts and can offer opportunities to broaden your impact on the sector through the work of the Maiden Erlegh Institute. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements, including part-time work and job-sharing.

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If you would like to have an informal chat with the hiring manager or visit the school, please email our recruitment team on who can help organise this.

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.