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Admin Assistant (River Mead School)

(Job Reference RM/AA)




River Mead School

Closing date:

9.00am on Monday 6th July 2020

Interview date:

To be confirmed

8.15am – 4.15pm Monday to Friday (35 hours per week)


Grade C – Grade D (£17,771 – £19,171 pro rata)  depending on qualifications and experience

Role overview:

River Mead School is part of The Mead Academy Trust. We are a thriving primary and nursery school with a very recent ‘Good’ Ofsted appraisal.

We are seeking to appoint an Admin Assistant to undertake reception duties and administrative tasks to support our Business Services Team. For the successful candidate, this exciting role offers the opportunity to be part of a high functioning team and be the first line of contact for our parents, visitors, education professionals and contractors.

River Mead offers an exceptional learning environment with outstanding resources.  We also have a specialist music room, and group rooms. There are protected play areas and a large Multi-Use Games Arena with AstroTurf, which continue to be developed to provide fantastic outdoor learning opportunities. We also have chickens and other nurture pets.

We believe that children only get one chance to experience childhood and that they have an absolute right to the highest quality of education. You will help ensure the safety and well-being of the children at all times and act as a responsible carer.   

We are seeking applicants who are:

  • Committed to The Mead Academy Trust’s vision, purpose and values
  • Able to form positive relationships and be part of a friendly, dedicated business services team
  • Able to provide clerical support to the Leadership Team
  • Committed to valuing and supporting the development of each child
  • Flexible, with a strong commitment to teamwork
  • Energetic and enthusiastic with a good sense of humour
  • Competent in all aspects of Microsoft Office software
  • Someone who possesses excellent inter-personal skills as you will be the first point of contact for parents, visitors and the general public
  • Willing to undertake a first aid course

The Job Reference for this post is RM/AA

About the Mead Academy Trust