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Administration Assistant – Tunstall Nursery School

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Salary: NJC Grade 3, Scale Point 15 to 17 (£18,936 to £19,623 FTE)

Business Unit


Position Type

Term Time only plus INSET

Contract Type

Part time/fixed term for one year with a view to contract being extended

Number of Hours

20 hours per week, Monday to Friday 4 hours per day between 9am and 4pm

Closing Date

 20th June 2024



About the Role

Tunstall Nursery School is an outstanding, maintained nursery school, close to East Croydon station, offering high quality provision for two, three and four year olds.

At Tunstall Nursery School we celebrate diversity and recognise the unique strengths and talents within every member of our school community.  We are relentless in our drive to ensure that every child reaches their own full potential.

We are looking to appoint an Administrative Assistant to provide general administrative support for our busy school office, to begin 2nd September 2024

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is professional and efficient
  • Is well organised and flexible
  • Is calm, friendly and passionate about providing an excellent service to children, parents, staff and members of the wider community

Our children are looking for someone who:

  • “has a smiley face”
  • “likes our flower pictures”
  • “is kind”

We can offer:

  • Families and children who are enthusiastic and committed to making Tunstall Nursery school the best that it can be
  • An excellent team of dedicated and supportive staff and governors
  • A welcoming, friendly and productive work environment


The post will involve a range of administrative tasks and responsibilities, managed by the School Business Manager.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate how they meet the criteria detailed in the person specification. Experience of working in schools and knowledge of SIMs would be an advantage but not essential.


School Details & Application Methods

Tunstall Nursery School

Tunstall Road



Executive Head Teacher:        Jane Charman

Deputy Head teachers:           Leigh McGuinness

Kate Lanning


For more information, to arrange a visit or to request an application pack, please contact Michelle Harrison Tel: 020 8654 0371. Please note that CVs will not be accepted. Visits are warmly welcomed


Safeguarding Statement

Tunstall Nursery School is an employer committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. References and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure will be required for the successful applicant. Photographic identification, evidence of right to work in the UK and certificates of all relevant qualifications will need to be provided at the interview stage.

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