Administration Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/03/2019 12:00
Grade 2, £16,863- £17,391 (pro-rata)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
St Helen Auckland Community Primary School
Closing date:
22 Mar
Further Information

Required as soon as possible.

The Governing Body wishes to appoint an enthusiastic Administration Assistant to join our office team. The post is part time, 16 hours per week, five days a week 08:00 - 11:30 Mondays and Fridays and 08:00 - 11 :00 Tuesdays to Thursdays, term time only, plus 5 days, pro rata.

The successful candidate will be reliable, have excellent communication skills, both verbally and written, using a range of media and have experience of clerical work. In return, we offer a supportive, welcoming working environment and excellent professional development opportunities. The successful candidate will work very closely with both the Headteacher, the Office Manager and all of the staff within our school.

The successful candidate should possess:
• Excellent communication skills (Microsoft word, Office 365. Publisher and
• The ability to work in an office environment, with the skills to organise, prioritise and deal with multiple tasks whilst meeting deadlines.
• Good organisational skills.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:
• Being a point of contact for the school, welcoming visitors and parents/carers and answering telephone calls.
• Working as part of a team to achieve the best for our children and their
families and the school community.
• Providing clerical and administration support to the Office Manager, other key staff and pupils to ensure the smooth running of the school.

It is desirable, but not essential (as training would be provided) that the successful candidate will have experience of working within a school environment and can use SIMS and ParentMail.

Visits to the school are welcomed, on either Tuesday 12th March at 10:00 am or Friday 15th March at 11:00 am. Please contact Mrs Buttle, Office Manager, to confirm attendance.

Completed application forms should be returned to or returned by hand or by post by 12.00 noon on the closing date.

Essential criteria: 4 GCSEs A-C (or equivalent), including English and Maths.
NVQ 2 or 3 in Business Administration or relevant equivalent qualification.

Closing date: 22.03.19 at 12.00 noon

St Helen Auckland Community Primary School
Manor Road,
St Helen Auckland,
Bishop Auckland,
County Durham,
DL14 9EN

Telephone: 01388 604168

Please note
This job is closed for applications.