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Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£18,657- £19,623
Walthamstow School For Girls, Church Hill, Walthamstow, London ,
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
18/09/2017 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Receptionist / Administrative Assistant  

Required as soon as possible  

Salary range: Scale 3 (£18,657- £19,623)

Hours: 36 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

(Hours will range between 8.00am and 4.30pm according to the needs of the school)  

Walthamstow School for Girls is an extremely successful, multicultural, comprehensive school.  

We are looking for an experienced, well organised and highly motivated Receptionist/Administrative Assistant. The post holder will be responsible for the reception of visitors to the school, the operation of the telephone system and general administrative duties.  

The successful applicant will have excellent verbal and written communication and ICT skills, the ability to be self-motivated and flexible with a pleasant and positive attitude. They will also be expected to act as a first aider within the school.  

An application form and further details can be downloaded from the school website: Completed application forms should be returned to the school at the above address or by email to Please note CV s will not be accepted.  

Closing date:             Monday 18th September 2017 (12 noon)

Interview date:          T.B.C.  

Walthamstow School for Girls is committed to equal Opportunities and Safer Recruitment practices and procedures.   

Walthamstow School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced D.B.S.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.