Career Opportunity

Administrative Assistant (with Reception cover)


Administrative Assistant (with Reception cover)
Job Reference
The Victory Academy
Closing Date


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Weeks Per Year
The Victory Academy
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Advert Details

Administrative Assistant (With Reception Cover)

Salary: TSAT Grade C £17,632 - £19,769 FTE (Pro rata £6,051 - £6,785)

Start date: ASAP

Contract: 15 hours term time + 5 days Permanent (Monday – Friday 2.00pm – 5.00pm) 

Closing Date: 15 September 2021

Interview Date: TBC- ASAP after closing date 

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We require a part time Administrative Assistant/ Receptionist to join The Victory Academy. We are looking for a well-organised, efficient and enthusiastic person to join our team to assist in supporting the Office Manager by providing a range of administrative support and reception service. 

Working hours are Monday to Friday between 2.00pm and 5.00pm. 

We are looking for someone with excellent all-round IT skills and the ability to be flexible. You will provide a friendly, welcoming, first point of contact for parents/carers, visitors and staff.  You will have the ability to cope with conflicting demands, deadlines and interruptions and to work to tight deadlines in a methodical manner observing confidentiality at all times.

“The behaviour of pupils is good….Pupils are polite and show consideration for others” 

“Staff feel well supported…Ofsted 2017


The Victory Academy is part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust. We are a mixed Comprehensive School for students of all ability ranges, where everyone works and learns within its caring and supportive environment.  Victory is a school for the local community, and we seek opportunities for students to develop as local citizens and serve and support our surrounding charities, industries and families. 

We are privileged to work in a stunning learning environment with excellent resources. One of our many strengths is having a strong programme of arts education, including a Platinum Artsmark award which is held by less than 1% of schools in England. 

We are focused on providing an education for all. Our belief is that each person is unique – every member of our community has gifts and talents that we seek to grow and channel. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum geared towards ensuring that our students will achieve their academic potential regardless of their starting points, and be dynamic members of society when they leave the Academy.

View our latest video to gain an insight into The Victory Academy 


What you will need to succeed:

  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Able to provide a friendly, welcoming, first point of contact for parents/carers, visitors and staff. 
  • Ability to cope with conflicting demands, deadlines and interruptions and to work to tight deadlines in a methodical manner observing confidentiality at all times.
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be desirable.

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth. 


We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

  • Think about their Thinking
  • Be their Best self
  • Shape their Success
In this way we transform life chances

Click Here To view our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust


What our Trust will offer you:

  • Work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and other teachers within the school and our trust
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
  • Free parking in our staff carpark

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working at our school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

To arrange an informal chat with the line manager of this position please contact the Kealy Davidson – 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

Admin Assistant and Reception Cover Job Description.pdf


Please note that applications are submitted through our recruitment provider Jane Systems via