Administrative Assistant / HR Admin (term time only)

BN1 6NE, Brighton, East Sussex
LGA scale 3, £18,795 - £19,171 pro rata. Post is 15 hr/wk, term time only so actual is £6,770
22 May 2019
05 Jun 2019
Contract Type

Balfour Primary School requires a detail oriented, enthusiastic and flexible Admin Assistant with excellent customer service and IT skills.  The successful candidate will be expected to provide support with general office duties whilst also providing exceptional customer service to our families, students, staff and other stakeholders.  This post will also support the Business Manager with administrative HR and payroll tasks 

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
  • Ironclad confidentiality 

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 with around 800 pupils on roll. 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 re-imagine our provision to keep pace with the ever-changing face of education.  If 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, 1:00pm – 4:00pm Monday - Friday 

Salary: LGA scale 3, £18,795 - £19,171  pro rata.  This post is 15 hours per week, term time only, so the actual starting salary will be £6,770 

Term:  This is a permanent post. 

To apply: Visit our website to download the person specification and 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:  08:00 on Monday, 3rd June 2019

Interview date:  Thursday, 6th June (TBC) 

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.

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