Administrative Assistant

  • Location
    South Croydon, Greater London
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 25000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Office

Job Title: Administrative Assistant



Industry: Education



Contract Type: Permanent



Salary Range: £25,000 to £30,000 per year



Location: Croydon, London



We are currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our client's dynamic team in the education industry. As an inclusive employer, we encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and abilities.



Our client is dedicated to providing exceptional educational services to our students. As an Administrative Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the smooth running of our operations, ensuring a seamless experience for our staff, students, and visitors.




Responsibilities:




  • Provide general administrative support to the IT team, including answering phone calls, managing correspondence, and maintaining accurate records.

  • Coordinate and schedule appointments, meetings, and events, ensuring all arrangements are made in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Maintain office supplies, equipment, and inventory levels, ensuring the availability of necessary resources for day-to-day operations.

  • Assist with the preparation and distribution of documents, presentations, and reports.

  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail and packages, handling them appropriately and distributing to the relevant recipients.

  • Act as a point of contact for staff, students, and visitors, ensuring queries and requests are dealt with in a professional and friendly manner.

  • Assist with basic financial tasks, such as processing invoices and expense claims.

  • Collaborate with various departments to support initiatives and projects, contributing to the achievement of organisational goals.

  • Adhere to data protection and confidentiality guidelines when handling sensitive information.



Qualifications and Skills:




  • Previous experience in an administrative role, preferably in the education sector, is desirable but not essential.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with a strong attention to detail.

  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Proactive approach with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Adaptable and flexible, willing to take on new challenges and tasks as required.

  • Respectful and inclusive attitude towards colleagues, students, and visitors from diverse backgrounds.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.



Location and Facilities:



Our office is conveniently located just a 1-minute walk from Wellesley Road train station in Croydon. The nearby Derby Car Parking offers accessible parking facilities within an 11-minute walking distance from our office. As an employee, you will enjoy the convenience of these transportation options.



If you are a motivated individual with a passion for providing administrative support within the education sector, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join our team and contribute to the success of our organisation!


To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter clearly outlining your relevant skills and experience to rebecca.ivory@office-angels.com.


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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Rebecca Ivory