Administration Assistant

Castleton Primary School, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2DA

2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    13 June 2022

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£11,120.76 - £11,569.74

Administration Assistant job summary

Castleton Community Primary School
Administration Assistant
24 hours per week, term time only
Grade E points 6 - 8

If you want to work in a village setting with wonderful children, supportive leadership and tailored professional learning opportunities, then we want to hear from you!

We are seeking an enthusiastic administration assistant to join our passionate and nurturing team. We have a strong commitment to nurturing approaches and are looking for a teaching assistant who will embrace this ethos.

This is more than just a job. You will be required to be flexible in your approach, embrace the uniqueness of our small village school and look to continually seek improvements, in order to enhance everything we do for the children, our community and ourselves. In return, you will be fully supported, given space to grow, and be recognised as an individual within an amazing team. We are looking for someone who is positive, forward thinking and eager to be part of Team Castleton. 

Our opportunity

We are looking to appoint an organised and dedicated support professional to become our administration assistant.

As we are a small school, you will be the face and voice of our lovely and welcoming community where no two days are the same, and you will deal with a wide range of different tasks and situations. These range from parental engagement, supporting the Headteacher in correspondence, organising school trips, pupil attendance, dealing with money and invoices to name but a few!

We are looking for:
• A colleague who has a welcoming `front of house’ manner; is friendly and approachable and will be part of the team.
• Someone who has respect for confidentiality and has the ability to work under pressure and prioritise their time effectively.
• Proven experience with using technology and is able to multi task and use different systems at the same time.
• Excellent communication and organisational skills
• Experience of working in a school or office environment

We can offer you:
• A warm, happy school where we value everyone and have a philosophy of kindness and support for each other.
• Happy and enthusiastic children.
• A school with exciting and attractive learning environments, including extensive outdoor spaces.
• A leadership team who welcome fresh ideas and a sense of teamwork.

Application forms and details are available to download from the NYCC jobs advert and from the Teach YC website.

We actively welcome informal conversations with Kirsty Hird (Headteacher). Please contact Helen Poole 07890055186 to organise.

For an informal conversation about the role, to arrange a visit and for an application pack please contact Helen Poole at Resourcing Solutions (North Yorkshire County Council) at or call 07890055186.

The date of commencement for this post will be September 2022. Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.
Closing date: Monday 27th June 2022, 9am.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

Our school is committed to safeguarding children; this post will require an enhanced DBS check and suitable references. Your motivation and suitability to work with children will be assessed at interview.

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About Castleton Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
46 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Castleton School currently has 53 pupils on roll across two classes: Acorns (EYFS/KS1) and Oaks (KS2). Our children love the great outdoors and our rural location provides lots of opportunities for adventurous activities. All our pupils have regular outdoor learning sessions, in our extensive school grounds or within the local area.

We are looking for someone who can continue to nurture relationships with pupils, parents, governors and staff and who takes real pride in being part of our school community.

Castleton and Glaisdale schools share one Headteacher, who is based in each school throughout week, supported by an enthusiastic team. Castleton and Glaisdale are founding members of a group of schools (West Cliff, Airy Hill, Lealholm, Castleton and Glaisdale), known as the Yorkshire Endeavour Academy Trust (YEAT), and we work closely to provide support and development opportunities to all staff.

Here at Castleton Primary, we are proud to take our wonderful children from Castleton and surrounding villages. In a small school such as ours, teamwork and excellent communication are vital, and we are looking for someone who is willing to pitch in with all aspects of school life to help us offer the very best experiences to our pupils

Find out more about life at Castleton by visiting our website: or viewing our active Facebook page.

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