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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours a week (Monday to Friday)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 4, £18,933 - £19,698 per annum, pro-rata, term time + 5 days

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Good level of general education including GCSE Maths and English at
  • Grade C / 4 or above
  • Level 3 or other professional qualification relevant to the role
  • Working in an office environment, organisation of self and dealing witha range of stakeholders
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel)
  • Experience of working with school systems e.g. SIMS, Parent Pay etc.
  • Experience of working in a school environment
  • Experience of working with and handling sensitive, confidential information
  • Knowledge of GDPR, and restrictions surrounding the use and storageof data

What the school offers its staff

West Craven is a small and vibrant secondary school for young people aged 11 to 16 years which serves this local Lancashire/Yorkshire community.

Barnoldswick is located on the Lancashire/Yorkshire border with both Leeds and Manchester drivable in just under an hour. Preston, Skipton and Bradford are easily commutable and the town is on the doorstep of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Bronte Country and the Forest of Bowland. The Lake District, Morecambe Bay and the Fylde Coast are all a short drive away.

Our vision is to create a culture and ethos which promotes high aspirations and expectations, balanced with the highest level of care and support. We want students to love coming to West Craven, love learning and love being part of the academy family. The vision involves educating the whole child; our academy motto ‘Ad Vitam Paramus’ means ‘We Are Preparing for Life’. We encourage all students to get fully involved in the life of the academy and the opportunities beyond the classroom.

As an academy at the heart of the community we want close links with our feeder primary schools, local businesses, colleges and training providers. The school is on a programme of rapid transformation and improvement. As part of Pendle Education Trust since 2016, the future of the school is bright.

Further details about the role

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic,efficient and capable individual to join our excellent and supportive office team. Working closely with the Office Manager, the post holder will provide general administrative and clerical support to assist in the efficient running of the busy and often challenging school office.

The role requires the individual to be able toprioritise their workload, show initiative and demonstrate the ability to be flexible.

You must be:

  • Hardworking, with excellent communicationand organisational skills.
  • Willing to work constructively as part of ateam, understanding school roles and responsibilities and your own position within these.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information asappropriate.
  • Able to relate well to colleagues and children.
  • Presentable and comfortable in a ‘front ofhouse’ role.
  • Previous experience of working in a school
  • office and knowledge of school administrationwill be a distinct advantage but not essential as full training will be given.

Commitment to safeguarding

Please visit https://pendleeducationtrust.co.uk/safeguarding-and-child-protection/587.html

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About West Craven High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
678 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

West Craven High School joined Pendle Education Trust in September 2016. As a small and vibrant school, it specialises in giving its students the individual attention that larger establishments can find difficult. Every student at West Craven is an individual, prized for their individual skills, and it is a priority for the school to help each student achieve their personal goals.

Arranging a visit to West Craven High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@pendleeducationtrust.co.uk.

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