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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 6 SCP 12-17 (FTE salary £26,421 - £28,770) Actual Salary £22,041 - £24,001

Senior Administrator job summary

Normanton Common Primary Academy joined Waterton Academy Trust in 2015. Waterton Academy Trust consists of 13 primary phase schools, 1 specialist SEN unit attached to a school, 1 specialist setting and 4 pre-schools in the Wakefield and Barnsley area. As part of this Trust both staff and children enjoy varied opportunities for collaboration in all areas of the curriculum.

The successful candidate will provide support in a range of areas including general administration, finance administration, complex correspondence, and reception/visitor matters to ensure that the school meets its obligations in all key areas to pupils, parents, staff and the wider Waterton community.

You should be highly organised and a confident communicator who is capable of dealing with pupils, parents/carers, colleagues and other visitors. We would be particularly interested to hear from anyone with previous experience of working in a school office. Experience of working with pupil information and finance systems is also desirable.

The successful applicant will work under the direction of the Headteacher, the Trust business team, and in collaboration with administrators across the Trust’s family of schools.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a forward-thinking organisation where you will be supported to succeed.

We are looking for someone who:

Has the drive, passion and motivation to work hard in providing an excellent service for the Trust and its stakeholders

Is highly organised and a confident communicator

Has good working knowledge of IT including Microsoft packages

Thrives in a busy environment supporting across a number of areas showing resilience and exceptional team working ability

Has experience of working within an office environment, ideally with some school/Trust experience

Is adaptive in an ever-changing environment

Is sensitive and fully able to maintain confidentiality

Appreciates the role that efficient administration and organisation can play at the heart of a school


In return, Waterton Academy Trust can offer:

A supportive, happy, constructive and forward-thinking team

An excellent pension package

A well-being package

A cycle to work scheme

The opportunity to work with colleagues from other departments and schools within Waterton Academy Trust

A firm commitment to your professional development

Friendly colleagues who believe there are no limits to what we can achieve for our children and staff

Commitment to safeguarding

Waterton Academy Trust is committed to ensuring children are supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all whilst promoting welfare and expect all staff to share this responsibility.
We follow safer recruitment processes.
An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful candidates and two satisfactory references. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide details of any unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered.
We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and have a policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders.
We are wholly committed in ensuring that all employees and applicants are treated equally.

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About Normanton Common Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
344 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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