Support Staff Vacancies

Office Manager

We are seeking a dynamic Office Manager for January 2019 with meticulous attention to detail, a calm manner, strong people management skills and a good sense of humour.

You must have previous experience of successfully managing and motivating an admin team within an office environment, preferably within a school or other educational establishment.

You should also have excellent skills in customer service, grammar, multi-tasking, planning, communication and be extremely organised. An ability to meet tight deadlines and perform well under pressure is also a pre-requisite.

Managing a team of support staff, you will already possess strong ICT skills and be responsible for driving forward new technologies to streamline the office processes, primarily relating to communication with school parents and visitors. The school uses Word, Excel, SchoolBase, ClarionCall, Google Docs and e-Forms.

Hours of work:  8am – 5pm, Monday to Friday, all year round plus additional hours as necessary, including INSET/training days, Open Days and other school events.

Salary: circa £32,000 per annum depending on experience.

In addition, the school provides a cash benefit health plan (after a qualifying period), free car parking and breakfast/lunch.

Further information may be obtained by calling our HR Department on 01442 839155.

Completed application forms should be sent to our HR Department prior to the closing deadline at recruitment@abbotshill.herts.sch.uk.

Deadline for applications:  12pm on Wednesday 31 October 2018  

Job Description

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Early application is advised as applications will be considered as they are received and we reserve the right to appoint at any time in the process.


Part Time School Mini-Bus Driver / Chaperone

*Job Share Available*

Abbot’s Hill School is seeking a School Mini-Bus Driver / Chaperone with immediate effect.

If you are well organised, have a calm and patient manner and the ability to communicate well with young and teenage children, then this may be the position for you!

The successful candidate will be required to escort pupils when travelling to and from home and school, in the School Bus.  You will ensure that pupils enter and depart the bus safely and that they are escorted to/from the school playground/classrooms/breakfast club on arrival at school and that they are collected by a relevant responsible adult at the home stop on the return trip. There will also be the requirement to drive the School mini-bus.

Hours of work: Split shift – 6.30am – 8.30am and 4.00pm – 6.30pm, Monday to Friday.

There is also a requirement to attend INSET/Training days and other major school events.

Salary: £9.06 per hour.

Completed application forms should be sent to our HR Department prior to the closing deadline at recruitment@abbotshill.herts.sch.uk.

Deadline for applications:  10am on Wednesday 31 October 2018

Job Description

Job Application Form

Early application is advised as applications will be considered as they are received and we reserve the right to appoint at any time in the process.


Part Time School Bus Chaperone

Mornings and/or Afternoons
*Job Share Available*

Abbot’s Hill School is seeking a School Bus Chaperone with immediate effect.

If you are well organised, have a calm and patient manner and the ability to communicate well with young and teenage children, then this may be the position for you!

The successful candidate will be required to escort pupils when travelling to and from home and school, in the School Bus.  You will ensure that pupils enter and depart the bus safely and that they are escorted to/from the school playground/classrooms/breakfast club on arrival at school and that they are collected by a relevant responsible adult at the home stop on the return trip.

Hours of work: Mornings:  6.30am – 8.30am, Monday to Friday
Afternoons: 4.00pm – 6.30pm, Monday to Friday

There is also a requirement to attend INSET/Training days and other major school events.

Salary: £9.06 per hour.

Completed application forms should be sent to our HR Department prior to the closing deadline at recruitment@abbotshill.herts.sch.uk.

Deadline for applications:  10am on Wednesday 31 October 2018

Job Description

Job Application Form

Early application is advised as applications will be considered as they are received and we reserve the right to appoint at any time in the process.


Kitchen Porter

Abbot’s Hill School is currently recruiting for a Kitchen Porter.

The role includes pot wash, deliveries in, cleaning and supporting our team of chefs. This is a physical job in a busy environment so we are looking for someone who is physically fit, hard-working and reliable.

You must have a positive attitude and be a team player.

Experience is not essential as training will be provided.

Hours:  7.30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday, term time only plus some holiday cleaning days and occasional weekend functions.

Salary:  Up to £9.00 per hour, depending on experience.

Further information may be obtained by calling our HR Department on 01442 839155.  Completed application forms should be sent to our HR Department prior to the closing deadline at recruitment@abbotshill.herts.sch.uk.

Deadline for applications:  10am on Monday 15 October 2018

 Early application is advised as applications will be considered as they are received and we reserve the right to appoint at any time in the process.

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Abbot’s Hill is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All posts are subject to the normal statutory checks. Charity No. 311053.