01480 379 039


37.5 hours per week     39 weeks (Term time plus 5 training days)

Salary Scale Points 4 – 5 (£18,426 - £18,795 pro rata)

(Previously Level 1, Scale 2)

Starting as soon as possible.

Shirley Community Primary School and Pre-School is looking for a warm and resilient Receptionist and Administrator with exceptional communication skills to join our friendly and supportive office team. As first point of contact for the school, the successful candidate will provide comprehensive and efficient reception duties. A good sense of humour, a flexible attitude and the ability to organise, prioritise and multi-task is essential for this role, along with an empathy for our pupils and the diverse community which we serve.

Key duties will include:

  • Daily communication with members of the school community and visitors
  • Responding to emails and telephone calls
  • Ensuring data is accurate and up to date on the School Information Management System (Pupil Asset)
  • Assisting with school lunch arrangements, attendance and administration for new pupils to the school and pre-school

The successful candidate will have good ICT and communication skills, be well organised and highly motivated and have the ability to work well under pressure. Experience of working in a school office would be an advantage, but is not essential - full training will be given.

For more information and an application pack please visit the school website www.shirley.cambs.sch.uk or contact Mrs Jo Bouttell, Business Manager, by email at jbouttell@shirley.cambs.sch.uk or phone 01223 712252. Application forms must be returned marked confidential to Mrs Jo Bouttell and include a letter of application which explains how you meet the person specification.

Visits are also warmly encouraged – we look forward to meeting you!

Closing date:          12 noon Monday 29th April 2019

Interviews: Tuesday 7th May 2019

Shirley Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and requires all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are conditional and subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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As we prepare for the retirement of our long serving Finance Secretary, we require an enthusiastic and diligent person to join our office team at the heart of our school as a school Secretary including responsibility for Finance.

The Secretary will provide an effective administrative service in school, including representing our school front of house and having specific responsibility for assisting the Headteacher in the preparation and monitoring of the school’s budgetary provision to ensure proper accounting of the school finances. 

Salary to be paid on the Pay Spine for Professional, Administrative and Clerical Job Family: Scale 1 from £8.90 per hour to Scale 4 (up to £10.65 per hour) depending on qualifications & experience

Part time: 20 hours per week

Start Date: as soon as possible

We are looking for someone who:

  • is caring, patient and enthusiastic, with good communication skills
  • has high expectations
  • is skilled in ICT use
  • is confident with finance and willing to use ICT finance systems
  • demonstrates attention to detail and accurate record keeping skills.

We can offer:

  • happy, enthusiastic, keen and well behaved pupils.
  • term time working (though we require several days work during the school holidays annually to complete month and year end procedures in August and where the end of the financial year coincides with the Easter holidays).
  • a friendly school community with a distinctive ethos.
  • a redecorated and rejuvenated learning environment.
  • a supportive school Senior Leadership team where effort, encouragement and excellence are celebrated and where professional development opportunities are provided.       

If you are a dedicated and skilled administrator, please contact Ms Claire Davy, our School secretary, on 01223 207382 or email office@petersfield.cambs.sch.uk  to arrange a visit and application pack. Visits are strongly encouraged and welcomed.  

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 29th April 2019

Provisional Interview date: from 30th April.

We actively promote equality of opportunity in employment to reflect the communities we serve.  All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria will be offered an interview. This school is committed to safeguarding including the Prevent agenda and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this. Giving false information is an offence and could result in the application being rejected and referred to the police. Any appointment made will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, right to work in the UK and qualifications check, satisfactory references and medical clearance. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice and information in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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