School Administrator - Part-Time

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Term-time only (Permanent)
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/07/2020 13:00
Grade C/D SCP 3-6 £18,065 - £19,171 pro rata 23 hours per week, Term time only
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Closing date:
2 Jul
Further Information

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle
In partnership with Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School
Village Lane
NE38 7HU

Telephone: 0191 9172484
Email: enquiries@wsj.org.uk
Website: www.washingtonstjosephs.com

Headteacher: Mrs J Black NOR: 226

School Administrator
Salary range: Grade C/D SCP 3-6 £18,065 - £19,171 pro rata
23 hours per week, Term time only, Permanent

Required from September 2020

The Governors of St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School are seeking to appoint a school administrator to join our busy, friendly and vibrant primary school.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated person who:

• is a practising Catholic or willing to support the Catholic practices of our school;
• is friendly and approachable;
• has good ICT skills;
• is flexible, efficient and can work calmly and accurately under pressure;
• has excellent organisational and communication skills (written and verbal);
• can work well as part of our team;
• understands the importance of and can maintain high levels of confidentiality
• is a positive and caring person who values and respects every individual

Duties are detailed in the job description, and are linked to providing effective clerical and administrative support for the school, as well as acting as Receptionist in the school Office.

If you would like to join our friendly and supporting team, and feel you have the skills to help our pupils achieve their best, please apply using the application. Usually we would warmly welcome and encourage visits to our school prior to candidates submitting application forms. However in these exceptional circumstances we are happy to arrange a telephone appointment to answer any questions if you would prefer. Please contact, Philippa Swanston via email philippa.swanston@wsj.org.uk to arrange an appointment.

Application forms and further details are available on the school website or by request from the school office, and should be returned to the school address above.

Closing date for applications: 1pm, Thursday 2nd July 2020

Interviews: Thursday 9th July 2020.

Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

In compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we wish to ensure you are aware of the purpose for which we are requesting your consent to collect and process the data we have asked you to provide on this application form. For further information on the data we collect and the reasons for this, please refer to the ‘Notes for Applicants’ document.

Additional Information

Equality Monitoring:

Applicants are not required to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, however, if they do, they will be helping the school to fulfil its obligations under the Equality Act 2010.

The Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form will be used purely for monitoring and statistical purposes and will not form part of the application or the recruitment process. The persons involved in the recruitment process will not have sight of the completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.


Insufficient postage occasionally leads to application forms being received after the closing date for application has passed. To avoid this, please ensure that you attach the correct postage to your application. Please be aware we are unable to receive hand-delivered mail outside of current office hours 9:00am - 4:00pm

Receipt of Application:

Applications are acknowledged by email within three working days of receipt. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within this time, please contact the school enquiries@wsj.org.uk

Emailed applications are acceptable

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the interviews for this position may be remote, therefore if you are able, we would encourage candidates to hand sign any documents which require signature, and then email the scanned version to the school.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.