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Administration Assistant - Part Time

Silverdale SchoolSheffield

Silverdale School is an extremely popular and high achieving 11-18 comprehensive in the south west of Sheffield and is the founding school of Chorus Education Trust. The school is rated as ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted 2014) and has an excellent record of student achievement at both KS4 and KS5.  At its heart is one of the country’s largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance. The school sits within a new building with a full complement of facilities.

In 2020 it was named the Sunday Times Top State Secondary School in the North of the Decade, in recognition of its sustained success.

Silverdale School is part of Chorus Education Trust, and as such all appointees may be required to work at any Trust site in the future.

You can view the school website at: 

Administration Assistant

Salary: Grade 3 SCP 5-6 £19,312 to £19,698 (pro rata £8,927 - £9,106)

Permanent – 20 hours per week / 39 weeks per year

Required to start ASAP

About this vacancy

We are seeking an enthusiastic, efficient and experienced administrative assistant to undertake a range of administrative and clerical duties as part of our business support team.  You will need good keyboard and organisational skills, be able to work calmly under pressure to deadlines and have a good eye for detail.  This post will provide administrative support within our busy sixth from team, but also provide additional support and capacity within the wider administrative team when required. Previous school experience is desirable but not essential.

To apply

The full application pack is available from and completed Chorus Trust application forms are to be sent to Jill Rishworth (HR Administrator) at:  

Please note that CVs and Sheffield City Council application forms will not be accepted. 

Deadline for applications: 11.59pm on Sunday 5th December 2021 

Interviews to be held: week commencing 13th December 2021  

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.

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