26 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 August 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    1 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

10,998 - 10998

Administrative Assistant job summary

Heron Park Primary Academy is looking for an Administrative Assistant to join its team of dedicated staff in our happy, forward looking primary school, graded as 'Good' by Ofsted (May 2022). Spurred on by this judgement, we have a continued rigour to provide the best we can for our children.


Heron Park is truly a school where everyone learns and achieves together, and where you can make a real difference to the lives of children.

Working hours:

Permanent - 20 hours per week, term-time only.

The salary shown reflects an interim 2024/2025 pay award, pending completion of the negotiations between the National Employers and the Trade Unions. The difference between this and what is agreed as the final pay award will be paid as a lump sum back pay, when announced by the government and the Trade Unions.

We are looking for individuals who have: 

  • Effective time management and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Can quickly build effective working relationships with all stakeholders 
  • Are able to use initiative, be decisive and can communicate professionally with confidence
  • Is computer literate, with strong capability in email, MS Office and management information systems
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Experience of working in a fast paced office environment

Staff Benefits:

  • An experienced and supportive central Trust team, who provide HR advisory and business support
  • Extensive CPD opportunities for all staff including Aurora Trust-wide CPD
  • Coaching culture established for staff
  • Staff / Long Service Awards
  • Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to our Aurora Advantage Scheme, which provides many benefits including an On Demand GP, access to an Employee Wellbeing and Assistance scheme, high street discounts and a Cycle to Work scheme.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Heron Park Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
344 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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