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Admin Assistant

Callicroft Primary School
Bristol, South Gloucestershire
Contract Type
Part Time
Grade 12, £17,463 Pro rata (£23,114 FTE)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
5th December 2023 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1387424

Contract: Permanent, term time only plus INSET days

Hours: 32.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday 8:30-16:00)

Salary: Grade 12, £17,463 Pro rata (£23,114 FTE)

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Assistant to join our office team at Callicroft Primary Academy.

The post-holder will work in the front office and will be responsible for meeting and greeting all visitors and parents/carers. They will deal with phone enquiries, in person queries and written correspondence.

As the ‘face’ of the academy the post-holder will be welcoming, personable, helpful and able to represent the academy in a professional and friendly manner.

The successful candidate will be:

• Be educated to a good standard, evidenced by GCSE’s (including Mathematics and English) at grade C or above (or equivalent qualification).

• Have recent and relevant admin experience.

• Be competent in the use of MS Office and be computer literate.

• Have a good telephone manner and excellent customer service skills.

• Have high standard and attention to detail.

• Have the ability to work independently or in a team.

• Have the ability to remain calm and professional under pressure.

• Be able to prioritise your own workload.

• Experience of working in school would be desirable.

Please see attached Job Description for further details.

Our Philosophy as an Employer

Our overarching aim and vision is for our schools to deliver an exceptional education for children and young people, ensuring that students have access to the highest standards of teaching, resources and learning opportunities.

We are ambitious for our academies. We live in a demanding educational landscape that brings with it challenges, but also opportunities. We are excited by the opportunities for talented and inspirational educators to make an impact and create a powerful legacy.

We seek applicants for our roles who can align with our vision and have the talent, drive and determination to deliver that vision successfully. We support all our schools with our leadership and management, school improvement, legal, financial, administrative, admissions, marketing, premises, safeguarding and HR expertise.

We think our roles are tremendously exciting ones to perform supported by the expert Olympus team. We are inspired by our academies’ journey and consider it a great privilege to design and develop a 21st century school education. We will be very interested to hear your ideas and aspirations too. We are looking for staff who will deliver an exceptional education for the young people in our care.


• Pension Scheme

• Annual pay progression opportunities

• Cycle to Work Scheme

• Corporate membership of Bristol Zoo/Wild Place at reduced rates

• Free onsite parking

• Coaching/Counselling services

• Termly and annual staff recognition and awards scheme

• Thrive Mental Wellbeing App

• Employee Assistance Programme

Closing date: 5th December 2023

Please note, the Trust has the discretion to close this advert before the proposed deadline, therefore please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

The Olympus Academy Trust- Callicroft Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants will be required to undergo security and vetting processes appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure & Barring Service. We have a suite of safeguarding procedures, policies and guidance for all of our staff and volunteers to ensure we actively promote children and young people’s welfare and safety. Moreover, as part of the safer recruitment process we will carry out online searches as part of the recruitment process. Details of online accounts will be requested at application stage.

We apply Equal, Diversity and Inclusion at all stages of recruitment and selection. We carry out shortlisting, interviewing and selection without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Those with disabilities meeting the minimum requirements for the post will be shortlisted and will make reasonable adjustments to ensure they are not disadvantaged during the interview process. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, as they are under-represented within the Trust.

We offer the opportunity of flexible working patterns where possible to assist with a work/life balance and welcome applications from people wishing to work on a part-time or job share basis for all roles including full time. We are happy to discuss flexible working from day on.


Safeguarding Statement:

Callicroft Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Callicroft Primary School

Callicroft Primary School

Part of The Olympus Academy Trust

The Olympus Academy Trust