Reception and Administration Assistant

Great Oaks College is a specialist independent college that caters for students aged from 19 to 25. We are co-located within Oaklands School, in a new state of the art, purpose built premises in Gresham Road, Hounslow, close to Osterley Tube Station and other public transport links.

The college provides further educational opportunities to students age 19-24 that have moderate, severe, and profound and multiple learning difficulties or autism. We run three Pathways, Life Skills, Vocational and Sensory. Our education programmes are designed to prepare students for active lives, increasing the opportunities available to them through increased independence.

We are looking to appoint a Reception and Administration Assistant to support the provision of a professional admin service delivered to a high quality standard with exceptional customer service skills. You will need to be highly organised, able to prioritise multiple tasks in a demanding environment, have excellent communication and IT skills along with a meticulous attention to detail. The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a busy reception / office environment ideally in a similar environment. Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details of the role.

We offer a comprehensive Induction, Inset and CPD programme for our staff, a pension scheme and other wellbeing benefits including an employee assistance programme.

Great Oaks College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and anyone applying to work at the college is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the College Website on

To apply, please complete and email the application form to

Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification.

Closing Date:               Friday, 9th June 2023

Interview Date:             Thursday, 15th June 2023

Start Date:                   ASAP

Contract Type:            Permanent, Term Time(39weeks) plus 2 weeks (during the summer holidays)

Pay Scale:                   Great Oaks Inner Scale 5, point 11 to 15

Actual Salary:             £26,245 to £28,024 per annum

Hours of work:             8:15 – 16:15 (Monday to Friday).

CV’s will not be accepted. 

No agencies please.

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Person Specification for Reception and Administration Assistant

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