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New Vacancy -School Administrative Assistant

We are looking to appoint a School Administrative Assistant to work at Sherard Primary school on a permanent basis.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a School Administrative Assistant working at Sherard Primary School.  The role will be providing a confidential and high-quality administration service to the School and Specialist Provision unit.


This permanent role is working 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday for 39 weeks per year (term time only plus 5 INSET days). 


You will have recent and relevant work experience and be able to undertake a range of office administration task accurately and efficiently including managing the paperwork for the Specialist provision unit in accordance with data protection regulations. You will be able to work both on your own initiative and as part of a team. 


It is essential that you have GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above, or equivalent, and have a knowledge of safeguarding, health and safety, behaviour and child protection policies. 


You will have excellent customer service and communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels, both written and verbal.  You will also have excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage your own workload effectively, and respond swiftly to tight deadlines. 


About the Mowbray Education Trust


The Mowbray Education Trust (MET) is a multi-academy trust currently educating around 2,500 children from the age of 2 to 16 in the town of Melton Mowbray and surrounding villages in the Borough of Melton.  The MET currently has one secondary school, five primary schools and one preschool; with the potential for numerical and geographical growth in the future.


Melton Mowbray is a rural market town in Leicestershire which is easily commutable from Grantham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Oakham.


Further information


The remuneration package includes a competitive salary, contributory public-sector pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement:


  • £16,127.72 - £16,450.56 per annum (£18,933 - £19,312 FTE)
  • Local Government Pension Scheme membership
  • 5.44 weeks paid holiday entitlement rising to 6.44 weeks after 5 years’ continuous service


Application deadline – Sunday 23rd January 2022

Interviews – week commencing 31st January 2022

Start date – As soon as possible


For an informal chat please contact Helena Blumfield, Head of School on (01664) 565124

To be considered for the role, all completed application forms are to be emailed to: [email protected]


All roles are subject to full pre-employment safeguarding checks; including an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check.