This Vacancy has closed.


  • Employer: Lewisham Schools
  • Reference: DPS310823
  • Published: Thu 31/08/2023, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 21/09/2023, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: Salary to be pro rata for TTO 
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Downderry Primary School

Vacancy Location

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Downderry Road, Bromley, Kent BR1 5QL

Tel: 020 8698 5768

Ages 3-11






Required from 6/11/2023

Permanent - 35 hours per week – 8:00 – 4:00  term time only (39 weeks)  

Post is subject to 6 months probation period


SCALE 3 (Pt 5-6)  - £26,193 - £26,625 pro-rata Term Time Only (pay award pending)


We are looking for an excellent admin assistant to provide efficient and effective support in a busy and outstanding school primarily to be “the face” of the school. The successful candidate will be hardworking, passionate and have a friendly and positive manner, complementing and adding to the strengths of the team.


We are seeking someone who:

  • Has excellent communication skills and match the skills listed in our person specification
  • Has excellent organisational skills and is able to prioritise workload
  • Has a strong commitment to working in partnership with parents and the community
  • Has a commitment to their own professional development


Responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking reception duties, answering telephone and face to face enquiries
  • Assist in the arrangements for clubs, school trips, etc
  • First day calling and recording attendance
  • Sort and distribute mail and parcels
  • Maintain computerised records
  • Photocopying, laminating, filing and stock
  • Preparing orders
  • Any other duties commensurate with the scale


In return we can offer:

  • a caring, committed and hardworking staff  
  • supportive Governors, parents and local authority
  • a well resourced teaching environment
  • a school ethos where every child matters
  • happy, positive, lively children who want to achieve


Closing Date for completed applications: Noon 20^th September, 2023

Interview date: W/B 25^th September, 2023


Downderry is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Barring clearance, medical clearance and satisfactory references.


If you have lived or worked overseas for three months or more as an adult (Over 18) you must provide the relevant overseas check


Original evidence of right to work within the United Kingdom will be required prior to commencement of employment


Please contact Kay Mills, Business Manager to arrange a visit.


Application forms/job details are available on the school’s website: