Administrative Assistant vacancy at Carleton High School

Salary: £7,268.08 - £7,413.44
Job Type: Part Time
Contact Name: G Smith
Location: Pontefract
Closing Date: 02/09/2022 10:00

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: Officer
Interview Date: 08/09/2022
Start Date: 10/10/2022
Contracted Term: TTO Plus - Term time only plus weeks
Contracted Hours: 16.00
Contracted Weeks: 39.000
Department: Admin
Pay Grade: Scale Grade 4, Scale Point 5 - 6

Job Advert


Ref: SCH-PAT-0164


Required as soon as possible


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 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 intenal and external enquirers. They will support with financial administration and data input support and undertake reception duties as required.


This post is a 16 hours per week, term time plus five, permanent contract, equating to 195 working days per annum.


The working days for this role are Mondays and Tuesdays.


The Trust can offer:


  • hard-working and highly committed staff who share a common sense of purpose and high expectations of what students can achieve.
  • a supportive Trust as your employer that are strongly committed to providing high quality CPD and career progression.
  • significant opportunities to work in collaboration with colleagues in this school and across the Trust.
  • the opportunity to work with ambitious and inspirational leaders.


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 students.
  • can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative.
  • has experience of working in a similar specialist area.


To apply for this vacancy or view a job description please visit


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 Friday 2nd September 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
P_Administrative Assistant JD & PS (2021_09_09 V1).pdf Administrative Assistant Job Description
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
Qualifications in Business Administration or Secretarial Skills (Level 2 or 3)