Office Assistant

Location: Walthamstow
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: DT0706
Salary: £90 - 120 per day
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Start Date: January 2023

Location: Walthamstow


Have you ever dreamed of being the backbone of an organization, making sure everything runs seamlessly? Here's your chance!

We are proud to partner with a dynamic mainstream secondary school in Walthamstow, and they're on the hunt for an Office Assistant to join their team.

As an Office Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the school's administrative and financial processes are efficient and effective, meeting the needs of both staff and students.

This is not just a job; it's an opportunity to be the unsung hero in the smooth operation of the school.


What We're Looking For:

The successful candidate should possess:

  • Keen Attention to Detail: Your meticulous eye for detail ensures that nothing slips through the cracks.
  • Superb Organizational Skills: You thrive in an environment where multitasking is the norm, and you keep everything running like a well-oiled machine.
  • Enjoyment of Fast-Paced Environments: You embrace the bustling atmosphere of a school and thrive in a dynamic setting.


Your responsibilities will span a wide range, from providing essential admin support to the Bursary/Finance Team to handling general inquiries, taking minutes during internal meetings, assisting with purchasing, and offering support across the school.

This school is a cornerstone of the vibrant Walthamstow community, renowned for delivering top-quality education to its students. Join their team and become an integral part of this educational powerhouse.


What We Seek in You:

  • A fundamental understanding of office responsibilities.
  • Experience with SIMS is a plus but not essential.
  • Enthusiasm and reliability.
  • A strong work ethic and unwavering dependability.
  • Stellar teamwork skills.

Your Daily Journey Will Include:

  • Keeping HR files meticulously up-to-date, ensuring that paperwork and documents are well-organized and easily accessible.
  • Crafting documents, reports, and presentations that help drive the school's mission.
  • Assisting with contracts, offer letters, references, and more.
  • Creating and maintaining a system for meticulous record-keeping.
  • Ensuring HR systems are always current.
  • Playing a vital role in keeping the ER spreadsheet up-to-date.

What Awaits You at the School:

  • Convenient free street parking.
  • Excellent public transportation links.
  • Collaborations with external organizations dedicated to staff development.
  • A friendly and supportive team of colleagues.
  • The option to get a flu jab to ensure your well-being.


If this exciting role as an Office Assistant in Walthamstow sparks your interest, don't hesitate! Take the first step toward this thrilling adventure by applying today. Your chance to be the backbone of an exceptional educational institution awaits.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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