Administrative Assistant (part time) – Burdett Coutts & Townshend Foundation CE Primary School

Date posted: 30th Jun 2023 Closing date: 14th Jul 2023 Borough: City of Westminster Position: Administrative Assistant (part time)
Interview Date: 21st Jul 2023 Salary: Scale Band 1, Step 1 £7572.23 FTE £25,359 School: Burdett-Coutts & Townshend Foundation CE Primary School

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Burdett Coutts & Townshend Foundation CE Primary School,
Rochester St, London SW1P 2QQ

Administrative Assistant

Scale: Band 1, Step 1 £7572.23 FTE (£25,359)

Hours: 12.5 hours/week @ 15:30 – 18:00 (term-time)
Additional holiday work may be available across the year, by mutual agreement.
Start date: September 2023 negotiable with the successful candidate
Application closes: 09:00 Friday 14th July 2023
Interviews: Week commencing 17th July 2023

Burdett-Coutts & Townshend Foundation CE Primary School is a one-form entry primary school with a nursery & preschool, located in the City of Westminster. Founded in 1849, we have a well established identity and a positive reputation amongst the local community. Our school serves the parish of St. Stephen with St. John, and has strong ties with the Church and the extended community. The Christian ethos is embedded across the school by pupils, parents and staff. For more information about us, please visit

We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, approachable and organised to join our busy administration team. The main duties of this part-time role will be to provide efficient and effective reception and administrative support. The successful applicant will be responsible for the management of end of day school procedures, assisting parents with queries and assisting colleagues with other administrative requirements such as photocopying.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Have administration experience, preferably in a school or education context
  • Have strong IT skills including Google Suite, MIS packages (Arbor) & FMS systems (SIMs)
  • Work efficiently to deadlines
  • Have excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  • Be an effective communicator who is able to lead, multi-task and work as part of a team
  • Be prepared to play a full and active part in the life of the school

We can offer:

  • A hardworking, motivating and caring team
  • Eager, well rounded and happy children
  • Engaging families
  • A professional and supportive work environment

Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged.
For all queries and completed application forms, please email L. Deary at

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Burdett-Coutts strives to be a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can ALL be ourselves without prejudice or bias. We positively advocate and welcome applicants from all cultures and backgrounds. The health, safety and well-being of every child is our top priority. We recognise our responsibility to safeguard the welfare of our children and we expect all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment to safeguarding our pupils. Successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced Criminal Record Check via DBS. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expect all members of staff to share this commitment.