Administrative Assistant

Required for 01 January 2020

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust comprising of eight schools, six primaries and two 11 – 16 secondary schools. The Trust is a medium sized family of schools all located within a tight geographic hub within Pontefract. Students are drawn from the local community that includes a mix of different catchment areas.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Administrative Assistant, at The King’s School. This candidate will provide an efficient and professional administration service, undertaking reception duties as required. They will be required to assist in maintaining and updating student records and providing general administration, financial administration and data input support to the school as required.

This post is 30 hours per week to be worked over 5 days, term time plus 5 days.

The Trust can offer:

  • hard-working and highly committed staff
  • a supportive Trust as your employer
  • motivated, well behaved pupils

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who:

  • has a friendly manner and can communicate effectively with staff and students
  • can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative
  • has experience of working in a similar specialist area

Applicants that previously applied for the Administrative Assistant vacancy in September 2019 are very welcome to re-apply as an appointment was not made due to an internal restructure.

To arrange a school visit please contact Karen Josse the School Support Manager at 01977 601701.

Completed application forms should be returned by emailing recruitment@patrust.org.uk no later than 10:00 on Monday 09 December 2019 at 10am.

We are equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe.  We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks. Successful applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

Salary: Grade 4, SCP 5 - 6 £18,795 - £19,171 (pro rata for term time plus 5 days £13,034.69 - £13,295.45)
Role Level: Non-Teaching and Support
Location: The King's School
Closing Date: Monday 09th December 10AM
Interview Date: Thursday 12 December 2019
Job Specification: Download
Letter from the CEO: Download
Application Form: Download