Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 26.5hours (30 minute unpaid lunch break) Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 08:00am – 2:00pm Wednesday 10:00am – 3:00pm

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500 - £23,893

Actual salary

£14,719 - £14,965

Pay scale

Grade C SCP 5-6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We currently have a vacancy for an Administrative Officer to complement our existing team.

The successful candidate will be required to work within a busy school office. The admin function of the school is essential in ensuring whole school success.

The successful candidate will have:

  • experience carrying out administrative tasks
  • English and maths GCSEs Grade 4 or above.
  • experience of using Microsoft applications and management information systems
  • excellent interpersonal communications skills

What the school offers its staff

If appointed, we can offer you:

  • enthusiastic, motivated and friendly children who are excited about current world issues in a broad, deep and progressive curriculum
  • strong, supportive leadership and a dynamic, talented staff team
  • exceptional levels of teamwork and a focus on staff wellbeing
  • excellent professional development opportunities
  • a bespoke wellbeing programme

Further details about the role

Vacancy: Administrative Officer

Grade: Grade C SCP 5-6

(FTE £23,500 - £23,893 pro rata. Actual salary £14,719 – £14,965)

Hours: 26.5 hours per week (30minute unpaid lunch break)

45.6 weeks payable in 12 equal payments.

39 weeks worked, 6.6weeks paid holiday including bank holiday pro rota’d

Working pattern: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 08:00am – 2:00pm. Wednesday 10:00am – 3:00pm

Contract: Permanent (term time only plus 1 week)

Required from: ASAP

Closing date: Friday 26th April 2024 (noon)

Shortlisting: Monday 29th April 2024

Interview with task: Monday 13th May 2024

How to apply:

Application forms, person specification and job description is available to download from the school website or alternatively contact the school office on 01253 315370.

Please return your completed application form and a covering letter of interest (no longer than2 sides of A4) to: Mrs Nicola Lea, HR Business Manager via the school’s postal address or alternatively email to:

If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date you can assume that, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.

We look forward to receiving your application, if you have any questions regarding the post, please contact the Head of School, Jenny Brown on 01253 315370.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this vacancy.

The Trust and Governing Body adopt a positive attitude to the employment of Disabled Persons and guarantee an interview to those who meet the essential criteria of the person specification

Commitment to safeguarding

Waterloo Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/vulnerable adults. This post is subject to satisfactory three-year reference history, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB check), medical clearance, evidence of essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act. Please note CV’s are not accepted.

Online searches will be conducted on shortlisted candidates. Please see Zest Academy Trust Recruitment and Selection policy for further details - located on our school website

Applying for the job

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About Waterloo Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
592 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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Thank you for showing an interest in our current vacancy. Waterloo is a thriving three-form entry primary academy in the South Shore area of Blackpool. We educate up to 680 children in our Victorian school buildings, yet are fortunate to deliver a 21st Century education through our exciting, inspirational, global curriculum which focuses on four world issues: Culture, Conflict, Conservation and Communication.

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