Administrative Assistant

The Arthur Terry SchoolSutton Coldfield

Grade 2: £18,562–£20,493 (actual salary £16,594.48–£18,320.80 pa)

Full Time (37 hours per week) term time only, plus one week school holiday support

Required as soon as possible

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced administrator to support the Office Manager and the administration team in providing a high level administrative function to students, staff and parents. 

 Duties include arranging meetings, taking minutes, reception duties, preparing letters, using data bases, data analysis and other general office duties.  You will be highly organised with superb interpersonal skills.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential, as well as accurate data entry and word processing, and proficiency in the use of email, powerpoint, etc.  MS Excel skills and experience of the school Bromcom system will be a distinct advantage.  The role will also provide high quality administrative support to the school SENCO and the Learning Support Team.

Hours of work will be 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and 8.00am – 3.30pm on Friday but can be negotiated.

Arthur Terry was one of the first Teaching Schools in the country, is a National Support School, and offers an exciting school-based teacher training route through the Arthur Terry SCITT.  It has also recently been awarded Teaching Hub status to lead teacher development across over 200 schools in North Birmingham.  As part of the Arthur Terry Learning Partnership – a multi academy trust, the opportunities are endless.  If you want to develop your career in the best possible surroundings where you will be supported fully and have a wide range of opportunities and possibilities, we want to hear from you.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role.

For further details, including job description and person specification for the role, and to download an application form, please visit  Completed applications should be sent to

Closing date: 9.00am Monday 27th September 2021

Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible, as preliminary discussions may begin as soon as expressions of interest are received.   

Please note we do not accept CVs, applications will only be considered with the completion of an ATLP Application Form

Despite the challenges we face, recruitment will continue for all ATLP vacancies over the coming weeks.  We intend to continue to adhere to the government’s social distancing guidelines but we will use a range of virtual platforms to conduct online interviews and other activities where appropriate for the nature of the role in a timely manner.  Informal discussions prior to applying for roles are warmly welcomed.  We continue to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and robust safer recruitment practices remain in place. 

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) 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 candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS, prohibition check, qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.  The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.

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The Arthur Terry School

Sutton Coldfield

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