School Reception Administration Assistant

Job Title: Administration Assistant (Temporary Role)

Location: Salisbury

Working Hours: Monday – Friday, 08:30 – 15:30 (Term Time Only)

Hourly Rate: £12

We are seeking a competent and organised Administration Assistant to join a school on a temporary basis. As an Administration Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the smooth running of the school’s administrative tasks. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals with strong organisational skills and attention to detail.


  • Handle front desk duties, including answering telephone calls and directing inquiries to the appropriate staff members.
  • Assist with order requisitions, check deliveries, and maintain stock levels.
  • Undertake various financial administration tasks, such as logging payments, providing receipts, and preparing banking transactions.
  • Update and maintain data records.
  • Support the Office Manager with recruitment paperwork checks and scanning documents into personnel files.
  • Prepare materials, including worksheets.
  • Capture employee photographs and coordinate ID badge requests through the Central Services Resourcing Team.
  • Provide support and training to new employees on using photocopiers, laminators, and other equipment.


  • Previous experience in an administrative role is preferred.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals.
  • Proficient in using common office software (e.g., Microsoft Office) and comfortable using electronic databases.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

To apply for this temporary Administration Assistant position, please submit your up-to-date CV . We aim to fill this role as soon as possible, so early applications are encouraged.

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Job Overview

Date Posted:
Location:Salisbury, UK
Job title:School Reception Administration Assistant
Salary: £12