This job expired on 18 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    4 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Term time
37 hours per week (flexible working hours considered) Term Time Only  
Contract type
Grade C, (SCP 5-6) - £19,312 - £19,698 (pro rata to hours worked)  

Job summary

Administration Officer  
37 hours per week (flexible working hours considered)
Term Time Only  
Grade C, (SCP 5-6) - £19,312 - £19,698 (pro rata to hours worked)  

Permanent Opportunity

The Board of Trustees wish to provide an opportunity for an enthusiastic Administration Officer. We are looking for a highly motivated candidate to become part of our school team. The post holder will be based at Alvaston Junior Academy.

The Harmony Trust was established in February 2014 and currently has 15 schools under the Trust umbrella. This brings with it exciting opportunities for career progression and development for existing and future employees. The Harmony Trust has high expectations of our pupils and staff. We have an excellent reputation and are innovative in our aim for educational excellence.

The successful candidates will:

Literacy and Numeracy skills equivalent to Level 2 of the National Qualification & Credit Framework 

Willingness to obtain basic first aid certificate 

Experience of undertaking a wide range of office based administration and clerical tasks, including financial procedures and responsibilities 

Experience of using computer packages for word processing, spreadsheets, databases, e-mails and researching information 

Experience of undertaking reception duties and providing high levels of customer care 

Experience of following instructions, procedures and policies 

Communication skills to deliver polite, courteous and efficient customer service, in person and over the telephone 

Initiative to respond to unexpected problems using recognised procedures and policies as a guide 

Understanding why safeguarding is important when working with children and young people 

We can offer you: 

The opportunity to be part of our team, who are committed to educational excellence    

Friendly and supportive staff, parents and trustees,    

A commitment to high quality professional development,    

Opportunity for future career development & progression within the Trust’s portfolio of schools and most importantly    

The chance to transform the lives of children and really make a difference    

 The Harmony Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all our staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS and pre-employment checks.    

   Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 18th October 2021

  Please return completed application forms via email to:

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
School size
352 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

About Alvaston Junior Academy

I am delighted to welcome you to our school, through our website, and I hope that it gives you an insight into life at AJA for our pupils. We are a friendly, professional, hard-working staff team who are driven by our desire to provide a high quality curriculum offer whilst being united in our mission to support pupils to build life skills for a bright future. Pastoral care and provision is intertwined with teaching and learning and pupils’ well-being is at the core of daily practice. Our school values of confidence, kindness, respect and motivation, are integral to school life. We have high expectations for all of our children and offer support and challenge to enable them to be the very best that they can be. We are passionate about bringing the Harmony Trust motto ‘BELIEVE- ACHIEVE- SUCCEED’ to life and making it a reality for all of our pupils.

We firmly believe that education is a partnership between home and school, and we place parental involvement high in our school’s priorities. I have no doubt, that with your support and cooperation, we are laying the foundations for success in your childs' next chapter of education.

School location

Elvaston Lane, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 0PU

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