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Administration Support Assistant (part time)

About Magdalen Court School

Magdalen Court School provides education for approximately 100 pupils with special educational needs. The focus for the school is to support pupils with high levels of anxiety and specific learning difficulties including autism.

Magdalen Court School strives to create an environment where each pupil’s individual strengths, talents and aptitudes are nurtured and developed. It is an inclusive school which works to provide a first-class education that encourages pupils to think independently and to develop their full intellectual, creative and physical potential. Its success is the result of the recognition of the unique worth and importance of each child.

By knowing every pupil socially, emotionally and academically, Magdalen Court School can be sure that each pupil will flourish and acquire the confidence and self-belief to achieve a fulfilling and successful future and to become confident, accomplished and ambitious young adults.

Administration Support Assistant (part time)

Magdalen Court School are looking to appoint an Administrative Assistant, who will provide general administrative support and other duties within our busy school office. This is primarily administrative role but with some public facing receptionist duties. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for supporting with the administrative and organisational processes within the school. They will also act as the point of contact for parents, visitors and other stakeholders. They will be an ambassador for the school and embody the value, vision and ethos of the school in all interactions.

Please see the Job Description for the main duties and responsibilities.

Working hours for a part time role: 8.30am – 4.30pm, three days a week (preferably Wednesday, Thursday and Friday), term time (36.6 weeks, plus three weeks during holidays). There is some flexibility with regards to working hours. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Salary: £12,915.60 (actual annual salary)

A full induction programme and opportunities for professional development will be provided. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check. Please ensure you read and understand our Privacy Notice, which is attached with this pack, before applying. We make appointments in accordance with our Recruitment and Selection Policy.

Interested applicants may email and to discuss the role further and/ or arrange a visit.

How to apply:

Please complete the application form which accompanies this advert.

If you have any questions or would like to make an appointment to come and see the school, please email

When completing application forms, applicants are advised that submitting an incorrect or insufficiently completed application form will result in non-selection for an interview. Particular attention should be made to supplying a full career history since secondary education and referees meeting the required criteria.

Candidates who are shortlisted for the position will be contacted by telephone call and this will be followed up with an e-mail:

  • In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, as part of the shortlisting process, the school may carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates
  • All interviews will be face to face and will explore the candidate’s suitability for the position.
  • Applications will be scrutinised and discrepancies or anomalies in work related history, experience and qualifications will be discussed at the interview stage.
  • Successful candidates will be required to achieve a full enhanced DBS disclosure and 2 satisfactory references.


Closing date: Wednesday 26th of June 2024

Please note: CVs will not be considered.

Please note that we reserve the right to conclude the application period before the closing date. We will be reviewing the applications and shortlisting for this post during the advertising period and the role may therefore be filled prior to the closing date.