Administration Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 12/12/2018 13:00
£16,257 - £18,156 depending on experience
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Post Number:
Admin Off
Closing date:
12 Dec
Further Information


Miss F Smith, Principal

Telephone: (0191) 3887161
Website address:


Permanent Full-time - 37 hrs per week (Term time)
Grade 5: Pt 18-22 £16,257 to £18,156 per annum term time rate
(Depending on experience)

Required to Commence January 2019

The Governing Body and Senior Management Team of The Hermitage Academy are seeking to appoint a professional and efficient Admin Officer to join our very busy working environment from January 2019.

Working under the direction of the Principal’s PA/Office Manager and the Director of Finance & Operations, the Admin Officer will provide a high standard of secretarial support on a wide range of essential administrative tasks.

The role will also include assisting the Principal’s PA/Office Manager to ensure the smooth day to day running of the school office. The successful candidate must present a warm and professional welcome to all involved with or attending the school.

Please see the job description for a full list of requirements. The essential skills required to fulfil the role are:

• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
• Excellent computer and word processing skills
• Discretion and diplomacy
• Excellent time keeping and workload management
• The flexibility to adapt to change
• Be able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
• Outstanding organisational skills
• Attention to detail

To apply for this post please complete an application form and include a supporting statement of no more than two sides of A4 detailing your suitability to fulfil the role.

An application pack can also be downloaded via The Hermitage Academy website ( and posted to the Academy address shown or emailed to ( If you have any queries please contact Mrs W Walker at the Academy (telephone 0191 3887161) or email.

Closing Date: Application forms and supporting letter to be returned to the school by the closing date,
1.00 pm on Wednesday 12th December 2018

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure, references and health check

The Hermitage Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2002 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the ‘Disqualification from Caring for Children’ declaration form (DCCR). Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment can not be progressed without this declaration.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.