Administrative Assistant

Job advert

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our admin team. The successful candidate will be the first point of call at our busy academy office, meeting and greeting our parents, visitors, staff and of course our wonderful children. The candidate will work alongside our Executive Assistant, Officer Manager and Admin Assistant and will be an integral part of our successful academy. 


Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Hours: 21 per week, term time only

Salary: Grade 3, (Actual salary £8,322 to £8,931)

Start date: As soon as possible January 2019

The successful applicant will: 

  • Enjoy working with children in our busy and happy school environment, promoting the welfare of our pupils.
  • Be a calm, positive and effective communicator, confident in liaising with all colleagues, children, parents, visitors and outside agencies.
  • Be keen to use initiative and thrive through a can do approach to resolving problems.
  • Have lots of energy, excellent multi-tasking skills and a good sense of humour.

In return we can offer: 

  • Full support and induction
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • A strong caring ethos 
  • A well-being package
  • Networking opportunities across the Diverse Academies Learning Partnership

The successful candidate will also be expected to promote the academy and DALP positively and develop good working relationships. Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Melanie Brown – or 01623479033.


Closing date for applications: 8th January 2019

Interview dates: 14th January 2019


Samuel Barlow Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check.


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