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Administrative Assistant

Education - School

School Support Staff

Bedford High

Bedford High School

Manchester Road




Salary: Grade 3, £6,308 - £6,563 per annum. £9.36- £9.74 per hour


15 hours per week, term time plus 2 weeks working 40 weeks per year


Required for s soon as possible


The Headteacher and Governors at Bedford High School seek to appoint an effective and enthusiastic Administrative Assistant to join our team.


The successful applicant will need to have NVQ level 2 or equivalent qualification or comparable level of experience. The successful candidate will be able to work closely with staff, parents and outside agencies.  The right candidate will have a ‘can do’ attitude with excellent communication skills, the ability to multitask in a busy and changing environment, be compassionate to others, and confident with Word and Excel.  Previous experience of working in an office environment and knowledge of general office procedures is essential, experience of working in a school office is desirable.


Bedford High School is a highly successful and popular school that continues to improve.  We gained Ofsted ‘Good’ in our last inspection, and the school maintains very strong examination performance at KS4. 


We offer a positive school culture, opportunities for further professional development and strong support from the Senior Leadership Team.  If you think you have the skills, drive, determination and commitment to be part of our happy, vibrant school we would love to hear from you. 


To apply for this post, please complete the application form, we do not accept CV’s, and return to Mrs Claire Taylor, HR Facilities & Communications Manager, at the school address or by email to


Shortlisted candidates will be notified by e-mail of the interview arrangements.  Please ensure your correct email address is provided on your application form.  Unfortunately, we are unable to notify candidates individually if they have been unsuccessful with their application.


To view the details relating to this position and to access the application form, please click the links below:

Application Form
Job Description and Person Specification
School DBS Applicant Information
Guidance for Safer Working Practices
Letter from Headteacher
Privacy Notice


If you require any further information, please contact the school on 01942 909009 or email Website:


Interview date: To Be Confirmed


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working hours

term time part time

application deadline

11 59 pm

27th Sep 2019

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