Birmingham City Council

School Clerical Assistant

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Yardley Wood Community Primary School, School Road, Billesley, Birmingham, B14 4ER
£18,887 to £20,852 pro rata
23 Jun 2022
08 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
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Hours per week: 30 per week, term time only, 5 days per week – some flexibility available

Contract Type: Fixed term from 5 September 2022 to 31 August 2023

Yardley Wood Community Primary School

School Road



B14 4ER

Email Address:

Telephone Number: 0121 675 2456

Job Start Date: 5 September 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a School Clerical Assistant (with attendance duties) to join our admin team at Yardley Wood Community Primary School. Our school sits at the heart of Yardley Wood and we are proud to serve this community. It is a good place to work and learn!

The successful candidate will support our busy and welcoming School Office. Duties will include: operating the MIS registration system on a daily basis to ensure that attendance data is accurate and up to date, investigating pupil absences and issuing marks to ensure that absences are accurately coded, monitoring absence data and liaising with other staff, general administrative functions and reception duties.

They will have good ICT, literacy and communication skills, be confident with answering the telephone and liaising with parents, staff and suppliers, and the ability to work without supervision and as part of a team.

Experience of working in a school environment, and especially knowledge of SIMS management system and attendance procedures, is desirable but not essential, and training will be provided. In return we will provide the successful candidate with a warm, friendly team and a commitment to support them in developing new skills.

Fixed term contract for 12 months initially, after which budget will be reviewed.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Closing Date: 8 July 2022, 12 midday

Please email: to request an application pack. Please note we cannot accept CVs.


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.


BCC is a Living Wage employer


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.




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