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Administration Assistant

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Pinxton Village Academies – initially at Kirkstead Junior Academy
Salary details
Grade 3, Points 5 - 7 Notts FTE £19,650 - £20,444
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week, 41 weeks per year
Closing Date
19 August 2022
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Are you highly organised and efficient?

Do you thrive on creating an engaging, professional, and welcoming first and lasting impression for visitors?

Do you want to work for a Trust that strives to have the best schools in the universe? 

If so, then we want to hear from you! 

Pinxton Village Academies are looking to appoint a Office Administrator to provide high quality administrative support for a varied range of clerical, administrative and financial tasks for the for the school. You would be joining an exceptional and supportive team of professionals, who are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and our mission to make every day count for the children. Each of our individual roles has an impact on the future of our children and so, we put them at the heart of the decisions we make and the services we provide. 

Pinxton Village Academies is the shared name for Longwood Infant Academy, John King Infant Academy and Kirkstead Junior Academy. We have a unique structure as we are led collectively by one Senior Leadership Team and have one Governing Board who support us in delivering a warm welcoming atmosphere where all are nurtured and cared for. In 2018, our schools formally joined the Flying High Trust and now work collaboratively with our Trust colleagues to achieve our shared aim of being the best schools in the universe! We feel very strongly that school is a partnership between children, parents, staff and governors and that by working together we can motivate children to succeed in all areas of their development. Therefore, our school motto captures this aspiration: Stronger Together 

Pinxton Village Academies, is part of The Flying High Partnership which consists of two distinct parts: Flying High Trust and Flying High Futures. Flying High Trust is a Multi Academy Trust of 30 primary schools across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Nottingham City. Our Flying High family work hard to deliver the best possible opportunities to our children. Through this partnership we are proud of our achievements and are recognised as one of the highest performing Multi Academy Trusts (MAT) in the country. Flying High Futures provides professional learning internally for staff across the Trust, and externally through Department for Education national programmes. Forming part of Flying High Futures is the Flying High Teaching School Hub, Flying High English Hub, and the Flying High cohort of Inspiring Leaders teacher training. 

We are looking for someone who is excited to be a part of this partnership, with the administrative skills, organisational skills and people skill to be an asset to our team. 

We can offer you: 

  • A fantastic working environment, in a team that works together for the benefit of children in our school
  • An amazing support team
  • Support to develop you within this role, to be the best you can be, and to help you develop for your next career step
  • An opportunity to be part of a supportive, developmental partnership
  • The opportunity for quality Continuous Professional Learning
  • A varied job where no day is the same!
  • The opportunity for flexible working and a generous holiday entitlement.
  • Pensions scheme with generous employer contributions.
  • An organisation committed to supporting and enabling all staff 

We are looking for someone who: 

  • Is passionate about making first impressions count
  • Is interested in education and impacting on the lives of children.
  • Is kind, resilient and a problem solver
  • Has excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Can work effectively with and without direction.
  • Enthusiasm, energy, integrity, and professionalism.
  • Is a team player.
  • Has an eye for detail.
  • Is willing to roll up their sleeves up and get stuck in.

 Your core duties will be:

  • To perform varied clerical tasks including confidential typing, managing diaries, preparing draft agendas, taking notes to support effective management and decision making.
  • To undertake document and report preparation, storage, format, retrieval, amendment and transmission using IT skills and a range of technology to support information processing and communication.
  • To prepare and process orders resolving any routine issues that arises to ensure that stock levels are maintained. Ensure items procured are received in good order, that invoices are checked prior to being passed for authorisation.
  • To maintain electronic and manual records including student and staff records.
  • To undertake cash collection duties including the recording of all monies received and balanced, resolving any routine anomalies.
  • To support the maintenance of inventories and returns to comply with statutory requirements. 

Please do not apply using The Derbyshire County Council Website.

If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please visit our school website at https://www.pvacademies.co.uk/vacancies/ where you will be able to find information on how to submit your application. 

If you want to know more or wish to discuss anything in more detail, please contact Mrs Ingle on 01773 303420 

For further information about the Flying High Partnership or if you require any support in relation to the /applications form please visit www.flyinghighpartnership.co.uk 

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applicants. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 22 August 2022.


Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.