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Stowford School

Stowford School

Administrative Asst/Receptionist



SALARY: GRADE B £9.18 - £9.36 per hour

Permanent: 35 hours per week, 38 weeks per annum

LOCATION:  Stowford School

This is an exciting opportunity to join the recently created Westcountry Schools Trust, currently employing approximately 1500 staff and growing. We are a dynamic organisation with our students and staff at our heart. Built on an extensive track record of excellence, the Trust combines a range of secondary colleges, primary schools and business units based in a variety of sites across Devon and Cornwall. We are also a stone’s throw from some of the best beaches and countryside in the country.

Westcountry Schools Trust is seeking to recruit a hardworking and professional individual to provide administrative and reception support at Stowford School as part of a busy admin team.

Our ideal candidate should:

  • Have proven administrative ability and excellent skills in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Have confidence in using technology and Management Information Systems and be able to learn new systems and processes quickly
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively with a range of people, including visitors, parents/carers, children and staff
  • Be well organised, yet flexible and adaptable with the ability to multi-task
  • Be enthusiastic, creative, innovative - able to look and think ‘outside the box’
  • Show initiative and have the capacity to problem solve in a calm and professional manner
  • Be motivated, hard-working and a good team player

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Mrs Karen Kingscott

(Senior Administrator at Stowford School) on 01752 894163.  

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. Application forms, full job description and person specification are available from ; completed applications should be submitted to  by Friday 7th February at 10am.  Interviews will take place on Tuesday 11th February 2020.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.