Administrative Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/11/2023 15:00
Grade 2 SCP4 – SCP6 £23,114 - £23,893 per annum FTE Actual Salary £19,962.09 - £20,634.86 per annum
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
DL12 8HH
Closing date:
23 Nov
Further Information
Teesdale School and Sixth Form is a part of the North East Learning Trust and is seeking to appoint an Administrative Assistant to join our dedicated team.

We have 700 children across Key Stages 3 and 4 and Post-16. Our small size means that you can really get to know your students; know who they are; their aspirations, ideas, talents and dreams, bringing out the best in them, helping to champion their ambitions and giving them a great start in life. Teesdale School is a place where traditional values of kindness, respect and hard work take precedence.

Our Administration Assistants are responsible for the day-to-day administration and delivery of the school office procedures, and to provide a flexible and responsive administration and reception service to support all staff, pupils and the wider school community.

Our vision, along with all schools in the Trust, is that every child experiences excellence every day.

We are committed to:

• A vibrant learning community with enthusiastic and engaging students
• A positive and caring ethos
• An excellent learning environment and resources
• A team of hardworking, dedicated and friendly staff where everyone is valued
• A supportive and effective governing body

We will offer you:

• National Terms and Conditions of Employment
• Local Government Pension (for support staff) Scheme
• Up to 1 day paid leave for staff wellbeing
• Lifestyle Savings – range of discounts from top retail brands
• Discounted gym membership
• 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme and wellbeing portal

The successful candidate will:

• Hold GCSE qualifications, grade A*- C/9 - 4 in English and Maths (or equivalent).
• Have experience of working in an administrative environment
• Have excellent IT skills.
• Be proactive and self-motivated.
• Have a flexible approach to work.

Deadline: 23rd November 2023

Interviews taking place week commencing 28th November 2023.

How to apply:

Application packs can be downloaded from our website.

Application forms should be returned to karen.watson@teesdaleschool.co.uk or by post to Karen Watson, Support Services Manager, Teesdale School, Prospect Place, Barnard Castle, DL12 8HH. You can, if you wish, submit a covering letter to support your application; please do not submit a CV unless it is to complement your application form.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to receipt of satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks. All pre-employment checks are in line with "Keeping Children Safe in Education” and the Trust’s Safeguarding Policy which is available on our website.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.