Part – time office administration post

Required from September 2021 or as soon as possible afterwards this, role is fixed term to 31 August 2022, in the first instance.

The Governors of Clifton Primary School wish to appoint a high quality Administration Assistant to support the smooth running of the School Office. The successful candidate will be responsible communicating with and welcoming parents/carers and other site visitors as well as undertaking administrative, financial and organisational processes within the School.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals (NVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualification or experience in a relevant discipline) who:
Have excellent oral and written communication skills;
Have excellent numeracy skills;
Are able to use ICT effectively and have proven use of all Microsoft packages. Experience of SIMS / Scholarpack / Arbor or other similar packages is desirable;

Have experience of using WordPress to update websites

Have experience of finance management – within a school is be preferable;
Have experience of working in a secretarial or administrative role – within a school environment is desirable and preferable;
Are kind, caring and can relate well to children and adults;
Enjoy working as part of a team;

Are willing to ‘muck in’ whenever needed.

The successful candidate will be reliable, flexible and available to work 10 hours per week (ideally Tuesday – Friday 1pm – 3.30pm but may be negotiable for the right candidate) during term time plus INSETs.

Clifton Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and well-being of its pupils, engages with young people and staff in Policy and practice developments, proactively encourages feedback and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates invited to interview will be asked to provide details of any criminal history and appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced check being sought from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The successful candidates will also be required to complete a Childcare Disqualification declaration.

Clifton Primary School is an equal opportunities employer; individuals will be shortlisted equally against the requirements of the person specification.

To obtain an application form, job description and person specification, please visit our website www.clifton.cumbria.sch.uk.  Completed application forms must be returned to Carmen Lowes, School Administrator c.lowes@clifton.cumbria.sch.uk by 9am Friday 10th September 2021. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.


Closing date: 9am Friday 10th September 2021
Interviews to be held the week after the closing date – date to be confirmed.