Receptionist/Admin Assistant needed for The Garden School, Hackney

The Garden School is located in Stoke Newington, Hackney and has been developed from the federation of Horizon and Downsview school.

Our pupils have Severe Learning Difficulties and/or a diagnosis of Autism.

Our vision is to ensure that our pupils enjoy their time at school, progress well and develop their full potential. To facilitate this we have a multi-agency focus and an emphasis on on-going professional development. We have also recently been recognised by Ofsted as an Outstanding School.

We are currently looking for a friendly, professional and proactive Receptionist/Admin Assistant to manage our busy front desk.

Main duties would include: answering and transferring calls, welcoming and signing in visitors and guests, greeting parents, collecting school dinner money, preparing our weekly bulletin, issuing visitors passes, etc..

This is a unique opportunity for a suitable candidate to progress their career by joining a talented, hard-working and supportive team and be involved in further developing a first class provision for pupils with autism and learning difficulties.

We would really welcome members of the Hackney community to spread the word of our vacancy and should anyone wish to request an application pack please email

The salary for this role is £17,830 per annum and the closing date is the 24 October 2014 at midnight.


Office Manager
The Garden