Admin Assistant in Brighton

Brighton, East Sussex
£18,795 - £19,171 pro rata
25 Aug 2020
08 Oct 2020
Contract Type

Admin Assistant required at Balfour Primary School

Balfour Primary School requires a detail oriented, enthusiastic and flexible Admin Assistant with solid IT skills. The successful candidate will be expected to provide support with general office duties whilst also providing outstanding customer service to our families, students, staff and other stakeholders. Whilst experience in a school environment would be great, a customer-focused and can-do attitude are far more desirable. Candidates should be able to provide evidence of:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of a range of ICT packages, particularly Microsoft Office
  • Detail oriented
  • An ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and able to use their own initiative
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Flexible and adaptable

Balfour Primary School is a thriving and vibrant school at the heart of the Surrenden Campus serving the Preston Park, Fiveways and Hollingbury communities. Our school is a four form-entry primary school and we are very proud of:

  • the engagement and motivation of our pupils
  • our inquiry based and thought provoking curriculum
  • our friendly staff and governor teams
  • the sense of community that exists with our families

The administrative team forms a foundation which supports all other functions within the school. As such, we are constantly looking at new ways to adapt, improve and reimagine our provision to keep pace with the ever-changing face of education. If you love kids and this sounds like the kind of rewarding challenge you’re looking for and you want to help create a positive environment for our children, you should apply for the post of Admin Assistant at Balfour Primary School.

Hours: The post holder will be expected to work term time only, 8:30am – 3:30pm Monday - Friday
Salary: LGA scale 3, £18,795 - £19,171 pro rata. This post is 32.5 hours per week, term time only, so the actual starting salary will be £14,175.
Term: This is a permanent post.
To apply: Please visit our website for further information and to download an application form. Please email application forms (CVs will not be accepted) to
Please ensure that you write your application using the headings of the Person Specification. Closing date: 09:00 on Tuesday, 8th September Interview date: Friday, 11th September If you do not hear from us please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.

Balfour Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.