Senior Admin Assistant (Maternity Cover) vacancy at Carleton High School

Salary: £20,085.04 - £22,175.33
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Name: Mrs K Kirby
Location: Pontefract
Closing Date: 06/06/2022 10:00

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: Officer
Interview Date: 13/06/2022
Start Date: 11/07/2022
Contracted Term: TTO Plus - Term time only plus weeks
Contracted Hours: 37.00
Contracted Weeks: 40.00
Department: Support
Pay Grade: Grade 5, SCP 7 - 11

Job Advert

Ref: SCH-PAT-0137


Required for June 2022

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust, comprising of eight schools, six primary schools and two 11 – 16 secondary schools. The Trust is a medium sized family of schools all located within a tight geographic hub within Pontefract. Students are drawn from the local community that includes a mix of different catchment areas.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Senior Administrative Assistant to join the team at Carleton High School. The candidate will be expected to provide an efficient and professional administration service to pupils, staff, visitors, parents and other internal and external enquirers. They will provide pupil first aid welfare duties and required and deputise for the School Support Manager in their absence, allocating tasks and work across the administration team.

This post is a 37 hours per week, term time plus ten days, fixed term maternity cover contract for 12 months.

The Trust can offer:


  • hard working and highly committed staff.
  • a supportive Trust as your employer.
  • motivated, well behaved pupils.


We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who:


  • has a passion for helping pupils thrive and meet their full potential.
  • has a friendly manner and can communicate effectively with staff and pupils.
  • can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative.
  • has experience of working in a similar area.


To view the Trust strategic plan please click here.


For more information or to discuss or arrange a potential visit please contact the school on 01977 781555 or via email at


Completed application forms should be returned via the Face-Ed system no later than 10am on Monday 06th June 2022.


We are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks. Shortlisted applicants will also be asked to provide a self-declaration form.

File Attachments

File Name Description
S_Senior Administrative Assistant JD & PS (2021_09_22 V1).pdf Senior Administrative Assistant Job Description & Person Specification
PAT Careers Prospectus.pdf Working for Us Booklet

Safeguarding Information

Pontefract Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

Pontefract Academies Trust is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Qualification Title Grade
Level 2 Numeracy/Literacy Qualifications
Qualification in Business Administration or Secretarial Skills (Level 2 or 3)