Administrative Assistant

Employer:  Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust

Location:  Nottingham

Salary:  £18,065 – Band 2 – pay award pending

Contract type:  Full Time, permanent (or the opportunity to work Term Time Only, Term Time plus)

Closing date:  Monday 2 November 2020 (9.00 am)

The Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust is looking to appoint a talented Administrative Assistant to join our growing Central Trust team. Based in our Nottingham office, you will play an active role in delivering an efficient, effective reception, secretarial and administrative support as and when needed to members of the Trust’s Executive Team – the CEO, the Directors of Performance and Standards, the Director of Human Resources, the Executive Assistant to the CEO and the Finance Director.

The successful candidates will:

  • have an eye for detail, with the ability to manage a varied workload
  • be customer focused, with strong communication skills
  • be highly ICT literate with the ability to quickly adapt to different ICT systems
  • have a commitment to ongoing professional development

In return we can offer you:

  • the opportunity to be part of a highly supportive and ambitious team
  • fantastic career development opportunities within an exciting multi-academy trust
  • access to first class CPD opportunities
  • an excellent, bespoke induction programme
  • access to the Local Government Pension scheme

Applications are also welcomed from those wishing to work on a term time or term time plus basis and applicants are asked to state their preference in their application.  The quoted salary is based on the appointee working on an all year round basis and will be pro rata if the appointee wished to work on a term time or term time plus basis.

We offer membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holiday and a real commitment to professional development. 

How to apply

Admin Assistant job description 08.10.2020

Admin Assistant person specification

Support Staff Application Form

Notes To Applicants

Consent To Obtain References

Recruitment Privacy Notice

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Completed application forms and supporting documents to be emailed to

Closing date: Monday 2 November 2020 (9.00 am)

Interviews:  Date to be confirmed

Our school is part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust which brings together the 21 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire.  Our priority is to ensure the very best Catholic Education for all young people in our community, whatever their circumstances. We will achieve this together, through a strategic approach to sharing best practice, effective challenge and support from a central standards and performance team and opportunities for high quality Continuing Professional Development offered by the CMAT’s teaching school, The Nottingham Catholic Teaching School Alliance.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks are required for successful applicants. We value equality and diversity and welcome applications from all sectors of the community including those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the school’s Catholic character and Christian ethos.

If you had not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

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