Administrator/Receptionist, Derby

Closing date:

St George's Catholic Voluntary AcademyDerby

Date posted:
Start date: 6 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Actual Salary for Part time pro rata hours: £15,660.97-£16,293.82
Contract term: Permanent


Grade/SCP: Band: 2 SCP: 3-5

Salary: Full time equivalent: £18,065- £18,795 per annum

Actual Salary for Part time pro rata hours: £15,660.97-£16,293.82

Hours: 37 hours per week, 40 weeks Per Year 

Contract: Permanent

Location: St George’s Catholic Voluntary Academy, Uplands Avenue, Littleover, Derby

DE23 1GG

Start Date: 6 September 2019

St George’s Catholic Voluntary Academy, part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi-Academy Trust are seeking to appoint a highly skilled, enthusiastic Administrator/Receptionist to join our busy, hardworking team.

Are you an inspirational school receptionist with excellent written and verbal communication skills?

Do you have a proven track record of working efficiently and being a welcoming and friendly face?

Would you like to be part of a supportive and welcoming staff?

Can you make the difference in supporting our community to ‘grow in faith and have faith in growing’?

If so, you could be who our Governors are looking for.

The Governing Body are seeking to appoint a driven, positive and enthusiastic 

Receptionist/Administrator for September 2019 to work as part of the office team.

Receptionist Key Responsibilities:

• Welcome all parents and visitors to the school in a warm and friendly manner.

• Follow clear processes and work as part of a team.

• Proactively monitor and respond to emails and telephone enquiries quickly and professionally.

• Maintain a clean, tidy and welcoming reception area.

• Be able to action all correspondence in a confidential manner.

• Provide additional administrative support for the wider team when required.

St. George’s Catholic Voluntary Academy, part of the Holy Family Catholic Academy Trust, is a larger than average sized primary academy situated in Littleover, Derby. We have approximately 345 children on roll between Foundation Stage 2 and Year 6. 

We are a “GOOD” academy (OFSTED October ‘17) where our, “Mission as a Catholic academy is a lived experience for staff and pupils.” We have an ethos of, ‘‘overwhelming kindness, inclusion and high standards’’ and “Behaviour is particularly good.”

We have a passionate and dedicated staff team, who are committed to providing an outstanding education for the children. 

All applicants must be committed to promoting the Catholic ethos of the academy and inspire this in both staff and children.

We can offer:

• Enthusiastic, caring and positive children 

• A supportive staff team

• Friendly, hardworking staff and governors engaging well in moving our academy towards becoming ‘Outstanding’.

• Supportive parents and a highly motivated Governing body.

• A well-resourced, happy and inclusive academy.

• Personalised and ever-evolving professional development opportunities to ensure that your God given talents are nurtured and your potential is fulfilled.

We are very proud of our academy and visits to the school are most welcome and can be arranged by contacting Miss Brassington on 01332 766815 or via

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

How to apply

For more information, an application pack and to apply please visit or email

Closing date:   Friday 16th August at 12pm

Interviews:   Wednesday 24th August

The St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications plus verification of the right to work in the UK.


The Trust will endeavor to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and the working environment to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job applicants or continued employment for any employee who develops a disabling condition. 


You do not need to be a Catholic to work in our Trust. There are certain reserved positions, which require someone to be Catholic, i.e. CEO, Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, Subject Leader/Head of RE and Lay Chaplain but other than that a respect for our ethos and a willingness to participate in what we do is all that is required. 


More about St George's Catholic Voluntary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Uplands Avenue, Littleover, Derby, Derbyshire, DE23 1GG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1332 766815
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