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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,596.00 Annually (Actual) TST Grade 4 SCP5-6, pay award pending

Administrative Assistant job summary

The successfully candidate will deal with enquiries from parents/carers, staff, students, education professionals and contractors in a courteous and professional manner.  They will provide excellent customer service and general administration support.

The role of and Administrative Assistant is varied and no two days in school life are the same.  The successful candidate will be prepared to work hard and respond positively to the requirements of the role - full duties are outlined in the attached job description.

They will have a good work ethic, be calm, able to prioritise their workload and have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

Relevant experience of working in a school would be useful but training will be given as required.

St Thomas' is a happy and friendly school where all children feel safe, secure and valued. Our staff, parents and pupils work together to ensure that every child is happy and can reach their full potential.

You must be able to support the distinctive Christian ethos of the school but you do not have to be a practicing Christian.

If you think you are the person for this role, please contact Mandy Prince, Business Manager on 07300 819413 for an informal chat. 

We look forward to receiving your application.

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable candidates.

Please note that we will take up references before the interview. It is essential therefore, that all reference details supplied are correct, up to date and include a current e-mail address. 

 Your personal statement should include an overview of who you are, your strengths, your work experience and/or education you have that matches the job description and person specification. 

Hours of work are expected to be Monday-Friday 8am-4pm during term time. Three weeks worked during the school holidays will be at the direction of the academy to support business need.

Commitment to safeguarding

Three Spires Trust and its academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Section 128 direction check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

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About St Thomas' CofE Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
172 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

St Thomas’ CofE Academy is a small, welcoming primary school in Kidsgrove.

As a church school in Kidsgrove, our Christian values create an extended family atmosphere and a feeling of belonging within a caring community. In this environment, children feel confident and secure to try new things.

We are proud of our children: who they are and what they achieve. It is their learning and well-being that is at the heart of everything we do. Our dedicated and conscientious team of staff work hard to feed curiosity and inspire learning so that every child achieves and succeeds in a caring and secure environment.

We are committed to instilling in our children a life -long love for learning that will equip them to succeed in today’s ever-changing society. Whilst we follow the National Curriculum, we strive to make learning exciting and fun. We are extremely fortunate to have vast school grounds, within which we have our own Forest School. The children access these areas as part of their curriculum.

Parents are key to the success of the child’s education. We value the relationships we have with our parents and constantly seek to build on these. Our ‘Open Door’ policy and close working relationships, ensures parents are involved with their child’s education. The local community is seen as a valuable asset. As such, we enjoy positive relationships within it and the children feel proud to be part of it.

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