Administration Assistant (Admissions and Attendance)

Academy: Kings Oak Academy

Salary: CLF B Starting at £19,615 rising incrementally to £22,258 per year pro rata. Actual Starting Salary: £9,040 per year.

Start Date: 1 September 2022

Appointment Type: Permanent

Hours: 20 hours per week, term time plus 5 inset days

Closing Date: 28 June 2022

Interview Date: Week commencing 11 July 2022

Administration Assistant (Admissions and Attendance)

We are looking for an Administration Assistant (Admissions and Attendance) to join our supportive and talented team at King’s Oak Academy.  We are a diverse multi-academy trust, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.

What we are looking for:

Under the direction of senior staff, the Administration Assistant will provide general administrative and clerical support to the academy.  They will be expected to undertake administrative tasks such as reception duties, dealing with incoming and outgoing mail and ordering stationary as well as some targeted admin support for specific areas such as admissions, work experience etc. At all times, the post holder will be expected to work collaboratively with relevant colleagues to fulfil the requirements of the role and contribute positively to the effective running of the administration function within the academy. 

This role will be focused on Admissions and Attendance.  Monday – Friday 12 noon – 4 pm.

You will need to have good and accurate literacy, numeracy and administrative skills and the ability to analyse information to solve general queries. You’ll also need good keyboard skills.

As you’ll be managing a variety of relationships with different stakeholders, it’s important you have good communication skills and can work on your own initiative.

Good planning and organising skills are key for this role and you should be used to working under pressure to meet deadlines allowing flexibility and resilience.

Please download the full job description and person specification below.

Administration Assistant – Job Description

Administration Assistant – Person Specification

King’s Oak Academy Website


The academy welcomes visits from potential candidates. If you would like to arrange a school visit prior to the closing date, please contact the academy directly to arrange a suitable appointment. 

Your opportunity:

Not only will you be working within one of our fantastic academies, but you will be a part of a diverse Federation working alongside professional and inspirational people. The Cabot learning Federation are committed to providing the very best learning experiences for every young person we educate which you can be a part of. You will have access to our generous benefits package including excellent annual leave entitlement, access to our pension scheme and a number of other well-being benefits. You will be working within a large multi-academy trust which provides dedicated training programmes and the opportunity to gain experience within other departments and CLF functions.

Cabot Learning Federation Benefits:

As part of the Cabot Learning Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

  • Access to our pension scheme - Local Government Pension Scheme (if eligible)
  • Dedicated Training and Development programmes
  • Health and wellness sessions and discounts.
  • Secured discounts for staff at a number of gyms in the local area.
  • Flu Jabs
  • Annual CLF conferences which provides CPD opportunity
  • Comprehensive Induction process
  • Competitive salaries which are reviewed annually
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement for staff who work all year round

Click here to access a full list of Cabot Learning Federation benefits

About the Cabot Learning Federation

The Cabot Learning Federation is a diverse Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in the South West. We currently sponsor eight secondary academies, nine primary academies, an all through provision, a studio school, a discrete Post 16 provision and an alternative provision which consists of one primary and three secondary phases. CLF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The trust is proud to serve a diverse student population and their communities. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. We are proud to be part of a diverse community in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Weston and celebrate the richness of cultures, faiths and backgrounds of our students. We aim to develop a curriculum that is responsive to our pupils needs and reflects their diverse interests and backgrounds.

King’s Oak Academy has been part of the Cabot Learning Federation since 2011 and has benefited from being part of a medium-sized, mature MAT with access to excellent professional services and opportunities to work in collaboration with a group of experienced leaders across the trust. In September 2021, King’s Oak reached both its 100th anniversary and full all-through status, with children learning in every year group from Reception to Year 11. Both were significant milestones for our school and we thanked our local community for their long term support, commitment and loyalty. King’s Oak benefits from a large and well situated site within easy commuting distance of the cities of Bristol and Bath. The academy has become increasingly popular with parents and the community, with rising numbers in Year 7 for September 2021. 

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves some work with students and provides regular access to children, therefore is in regulated activity. Details of our Child Protection & Safeguarding Policy can be found here >

Please submit your application form via the CLF recruitment portal. CV’s will not be accepted, and any submitted will not be considered alongside your application.

Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Copies of all correspondence will also appear under the ‘messages’ section, in the event that emails are being directed to a ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folder please make regular checks on the status of an application.

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