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  • Employer: Leighton Academy
  • Reference: P/22/183091
  • Published: Tue 05/09/2023, 13:30 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 22/09/2023, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, 8.30 - 4.30, Monday - Thursday and 8.30 - 4.00 on Friday. Term time only plus 2 days.
  • Salary: Grade 3
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Leighton Academy, Cheshire

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Clerical Assistant – Permanent – 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year with 2 additional INSET days - Grade 3 - £20,812 - £21,190 pro rata per annum (actual salary £17,878 - £18,202) - Primary Schools – Leighton Academy, Minshull New Road, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 3PP

We are looking for a highly motivated and organised clerical assistant to join our office team. The main responsibilities of the role would be to assist in the provision of clerical support for the school, including answering the telephone, IT based tasks, dealing with face-to-face enquiries, photocopying, basic finance and updating pupil records – training will be provided on the school’s information management system.

The role requires the ability to work as part of a team and to strict deadlines. Excellent inter-personal skills, enthusiasm and high levels of accuracy are integral to the role and the ability to multi-task is essential. 

A professional and discreet approach when dealing with pupils, staff, and visitors to the school is required.  The successful applicant will need to be able to maintain a friendly, helpful, confidential and professional attitude when dealing with queries. Previous experience of working within a school setting is preferred but not essential. A willingness to learn and contribute positively to our happy team is a must.

For more detailed information of the expectations, roles and responsibilities of a Clerical Assistant at Leighton Academy, please refer to the job description.

Leighton Academy is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to stringent safeguarding procedures and will include a DBS check and satisfactory references.

We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates and candidates with disabilities because we would like to increase the representation of these groups at the Learning for Life Partnership. We want to do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater outcomes for children.

To apply, download and complete our application form and email to:

Closing date: Friday 22nd September 2023 at 9.00am

Interviews: Thursday 28th September 2023

Start date: as soon as possible (negotiable)