Community Assistant

Category:Commercial Jobs
Location:York (nr Green Hammerton)
Salary:£15,486 term-time only


Working 40 hours per week over a 7 day rota, shifts from 07:30 to 22:00, term time plus 2 weeks and INSET.

To provide a support service to ensure the smooth running and maintaining the high standards of the school. 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Regular collection, recording and delivery of post, supermarket orders and laundry around the site (manual handling)
  • On a rota basis provide cover for the car park reception
  • Assisting with the storage and bar coding of students’ boxes and cases
  • Monitor and replenish the stock of printing paper in the offices, across the Collegiate and Boarding, placing orders as required
  • Drive a school buggy to assist with deliveries and transport of visitors and guests
  • Provide administrative support as required to Collegiate-wide departments, including the Box Office
  • Monitor the Room Booking System, SharePoint and Community Assistant Email and Diary for set up requirements
  • Prepare AV equipment and set up for assemblies, events, meetings and training sessions in good time, assist with occasional filming demand (training will be given if required)
  • Manage the photocopying request system and complete required reprographic tasks.
  • Monitor and act upon reported photocopier faults
  • Provide signage around the site as required
  • Monitor and act upon reported photocopier faults in boarding
  • Provide administrative support as required to boarding staff
  • Support the boarding team with induction and registration of boarders throughout the year.
  • Assist with the setup of social events as required
  • Fulfil key holder duties, opening up facilities such as the library and music room, ensuring supervision is in place and locking up at the end of duties, events and activities across the site.
  • Provide support to supervise the library.


  • Free staff gym
  • Annual free family summer barbecue
  • Annual free black tie Christmas Ball for staff and a guest.
  • Workplace Pension Scheme

The post holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for whom s/he is responsible, or with whom s/he comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the College’s Child Protection Policy at all times. If, in the course of carrying out the duties of the post the post holder becomes aware of any actual or potential risks to the safety or welfare of children in the school s/he must report any concerns to the College’s Designated Safeguarding Lead.


  • Educated to GCSE/equivalent or above
  • Relevant experience working in a similar role
  • Excellent telephone manner and general communication skills
  • Proficient in Word/Excel/Outlook
  • Able to work as part of a team and unsupervised
  • Motivation to work amongst children and young people

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