St. Clare’s R.C. Primary School


Administration Officer – Level 3


Grade 3 Points 4 to 6 NJC Scale

Salary: £18,933 rising to £19,698 pro-rata term time only,

ie £15,794 rising to £16,811 per annum

Full time 35 hours per week Term Time Only


The Governors of St. Clare’s R.C. Primary School are looking to recruit an Administration Officer to work alongside the School Administrator in the main office.

Applicants must have excellent levels of numeracy and literacy in order to be able to provide accuracy and a high quality of support to the efficient running of the School.  Some knowledge of Capita SIMS and FSM would be desirable.  Candidates must be able to multi-task, demonstrate tact and diplomacy and respect confidentiality and the principles of GDPR.  We are looking for someone with a commitment to working well within a small team and who is willing to be flexible as each day demands. Excellent attendance and a can-do approach are both vital, as well as an ability to think ahead and work as part of a friendly team.  


This role is varied and will change depending on the time of year or day but will include the setting up of breakfast and after school clubs, handling all visitors to the school, receiving telephone calls and directing callers, managing post in and out of the school, recording school meals and updating admissions records.

St Clare's is a busy and vibrant school with friendly and well behaved children.  They are at the heart of everything we do and we support our families to the best of our ability.  Patience and a calm mannered approach are essential qualities we will be looking for.

Hours of work are 35 per week over 5 days, 8.30am to 4pm each day with a 30 minute break.  These may be subject to change in the future depending on the needs of the School. If any changes are to be made, the working day will be within core hours of 7.30am to 5.30pm.  Any change would be notified in writing and in advance.

In return we can offer:-

  • Well behaved, happy children
  • A strong team of supportive, committed colleagues
  • Good support for career development. Training will be provided in key areas and administration staff are required to participate in all statutory training requirements as well as those local to the School.

St Clare’s RC Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.   This position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.  We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Closing Date for Applications:        Wednesday 31st March 2021

(Please Note:  Applications received after this time/date will not be considered)         

Interviews will be held on:                Monday 19th April 2021

Start Date:                                             As soon as possible pending pre-employment checks

For an application pack, job description and person specification, please visit the School website at contact

the school via email on


Applications must be returned via email to 


Please note that applications will only be accepted if completed on the CES application form and accompanied by the necessary supplementary application documents provided by the School.


St Clare's Admin Officer Documents