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  • The Willows Primary School
  • Downing Close,
  • Ipswich,
  • Suffolk,
  • IP2 9ER

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Office Administrator


Required as soon as possible


Grade 3 (£17,173 to £20,541pro-rata) Location: Ipswich, Suffolk


Contract type: 35 hrs per week, 40 weeks per year Contract term: Permanent


Closing Date: 12 noon - Wednesday 7th November


The Willows Primary School is a unique, exciting place to work. Due to the promotion of our current office administrator into another role with education, we are looking for a highly organised and experienced Office administrator to join our successful and forward thinking team.


This is an exciting role at the heart of the school and the successful candidate will play a key part in ensuring that everyone is able to learn and work in a safe, stimulating environment and make families and visitors feel valued and part of our community.


We are looking for someone who is…..

  • Highly organised, flexible and quick thinking, have an eye for detail, a sense of humour and the ability to work well under pressure.

  • Friendly and professional, modelling excellent communication skills in order to support our children and families, as well as welcome visitors.

  • Be able to use school administrative systems, including Capita SIMS, and the Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Have good interpersonal skills and able to form positive relationships with parents/carers, pupils, staff and other professionals.

  • Show true team player qualities by collaborating with colleagues and participating in the wider life of the school.


Our commitment to you…..

  • A supportive senior leadership team that encourages continuing professional development.

  • Trust in your capabilities and support for you to realise your innovative ideas.

  • A school where you will be enabled to make your mark and you will really know you are making a difference in the lives of children.

  • A warm welcome when you visit.


The Willows Primary School is an Orwell Multi Academy Trust Academy and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.


If you feel this is the role for you, please complete an application form, ensuring in the person statement section you state how you meet the criteria above.


Job Description and Application Form - Office Administrator