Cragside Primary School, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7EL

Administrative Assistant Level 2

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time - term time

£20,812 - £21,189.00 pro rata (Actual £16,507.00 - £16,805.00)

This is a Foundation School which is part of a Trust; the employer will be the Governing Body of the School.

Cragside Primary School

High Heaton

Newcastle upon Tyne


Permanent Appointment after 6-month probationary period

35 hours per week - Term time only

8:30am - 4:00pm Monday to Friday

The Governors of this successful and happy school are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Administrative Assistant to join their very successful office team. You will need a good level of ICT, administrative and inter-personal skills together with the ability to demonstrate initiative.

Experience of working in a school is desirable but not essential. You will be the first point of contact in our busy school office so the ability to remain calm and keep smiling under pressure is essential. You will need a good level of ICT, administrative and inter-personal skills together with the ability to demonstrate initiative.

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If you are invited for interview, you will be required to disclose convictions that would not be filtered, prior to the date of the interview. Certain spent convictions and cautions will be ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed. Full details on protected convictions and information about which convictions must be declared during job applications can be found on the Ministry of Justice website. You will be asked for further information about your criminal history during the recruitment process. If your application is successful, this self-disclosure information will be checked against information from the Disclosure and Barring Service before your appointment is confirmed. This role will include Regulated Activities and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure is required for this post.

Our Child Protection Policy and Employment of Ex-Offenders Policy can be found on our school website

Application forms can be downloaded from this website and from the school website. If you would prefer to collect an application pack from the school office then please telephone the office on 0191 2668389.

Completed applications should be returned directly to Marie Williamson (School Business Manager) either by post to Marie Williamson, Cragside Primary School, Cragside, High Heaton, Newcastle, NE7 7EL or by email to

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 9th December 2022

Date of Interview: Thursday 15th December

Headteacher: Rebecca Jackson



Fixed Term

Closing date:

9 December 2022

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