Clerical Assistant - Level 1 - Gentleshaw Primary Academy

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Darlings Lane, Gentleshaw, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 4LY
Grade 1 - £17,842 pro-rata - £9.25 per hour
26 Mar 2021
23 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

Gentleshaw Primary Academy

Clerical Assistant - Level 1

Required from 7th June 2021

32.5 Hours per Week - Term Time Only

Temporary 1 Year Contract to be reviewed with the possibility to become permanent

Grade 1 - £17,842 pro-rata - £9.25 per hour


Gentleshaw is a warm and welcoming academy with an active and supportive school community. The Governors wish to appoint an experienced Clerical Assistant to join our dedicated team.

As part of Future Generation Trust, we are committed to ensuring that all children receive the best possible opportunities by fostering an environment which enables everyone to enjoy their school journey as happy and successful learners.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, highly motivated and flexible. Applications are invited from a well organised, hard-working team player who can become an integral part of our developing admin team. The successful candidate will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as building strong relationships with all stakeholders will be key.

You must have excellent organisational skills, be able to work under pressure using your initiative and have a clear understanding of office practice and procedures. Experience of working in a school/educational setting and knowledge of SIMS.Net, SIMS Pay would be advantageous.

A brief outline of duties includes:

  • Front of house, including answering the telephone and dealing with enquiries.
  • Addressing daily attendance and absence.
  • Updating SIMS Pay.
  • Creating registers for Squirrels before and after school club.
  • Letter writing.
  • Maintaining pupil files and documents.

We are offering Continual Professional Development and this is an excellent opportunity for the right person. The vacancy is for a 32.5 hours per week over 5 days, exact hours to be agreed, term time only.

This is a temporary one year contract which will be reviewed, with the possibility of becoming permanent.

Please contact the academy office if you wish to arrange attending one of the following show rounds:

Monday 19th April - 4.00pm

Tuesday 20 th April - 3.45pm

Applications should be returned to Miss Abbie Matthews at the academy via email: with the subject ‘CLERICAL ASSISTANT’ or by post to:

Gentleshaw Primary Academy

Darlings Lane, Gentleshaw, Rugeley, WS15 4LY

Please ensure all application forms are signed.

Start Date: Monday 7th June 2021 – this is negotiable for the right candidate.

Closing Date: Friday 23rd April 2021 at 9.00am

Interviews: Week Commencing 26th April 2021.        

*Interviews will include practical and written tasks related to the role.

Gentleshaw Primary Academy is part of Future Generation Trust

In the future generation we trust!

This job involves working with children and is therefore subject to advanced disclosure check through the confidential process administered by the Disclosure Baring Service. A conviction may not exclude candidates from the job, but it will be considered as part of the recruitment process. 

Our Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.


To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at:

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