Office Assistant

Job summary

SalaryNJC3 (£18,065-£18,426) pro-rata
LocationWest Sussex Alternative Provision College (WSAPC)
AddressCuckfield Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 8RE
Telephone No01444 232771
Required FromASAP
ContractPermanent, Part-time, Term-time
26 hours per week

Job advertisement

West Sussex Alternative Provision College (WSAPC) is an educational establishment based across the county on Seven separate sites. We provide education to young people who are not accessing mainstream education. We aim to provide a caring and positive environment where all are valued and supported through a personalised curriculum which challenges and inspires individuals to achieve their potential.

The College is rated as ‘Good’ following a recent Ofsted visit in March 2018 and our focus now, is to move from Good to Outstanding.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a warm and resilient Office Assistant with exceptional communication skills to join our friendly and supportive team. You will be the welcoming face to the College for students, parents, and other visitors and support the office with general administrative duties.

The key duties include but are not limited to:

• Provide a comprehensive and efficient reception service
• Support the collation and input / storage of pupil data
• Provide general administrative support to the College office.
• Maintain College communications.

You will have:

• Maths and English GCSE or Equivalent
• a wide and varied range of ICT software, particularly office 365
• Working knowledge of administrative processes, school policy and procedures in an educational environment (desirable)
• Have a patient and flexible attitude
• Be well organised and highly motivated
• The ability to work in a team and on own initiative
• Experience of working in a school office would be an advantage, but is not essential - full training will be given.

We can offer:

• Invaluable experience of working in an Alternative Provision setting
• Opportunity to work in a rewarding and vibrant team environment
• Full support and ongoing training
• Opportunities to progress and work interdepartmentally
• Inclusion in our School Wellbeing strategy
• Term Time only contract
• LGPS Pension

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the College, which are warmly welcomed and highly recommended, please contact the school office on 01444 232771 to arrange an appointment.

Details of this role, including a job description, and an application pack can be downloaded from the school website at or from the links in this advert.

Please email completed application forms to the closing date is Friday 5 July.

Posted Date:21 June 2019
Closing Date:5 July 2019
Interview Date:19 July 2019

Further information

Application Form - Support Staff (4).doc
G3 - School Office Assistant job description.docx

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