School Facilities and Office Assistant, Northamptonshire

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Silverstone UTCNorthamptonshire

Date posted:
Start date: Interviews late August / Early September for a Start in September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £16,000 to £18,000 FTE (pro rata = £8,700 to £9,800)
Contract term: Permanent

We require a Facilities and Office assistant to join the team responsible for the effective and efficient facilities and administration services for the school.  The successful applicant will be part of something new, exciting and innovative based on Silverstone Circuit.  

This is a part time, term time only role.  We are looking for someone that can work 3 days a week, hours negotiable but to finish at 17:30 on some days.

The role covers a broad range of administrative and facilities tasks and, as such, applicants should have flexible approach and a 'can do' attitude.  The role will be very varied, but key tasks will include :-

  • Support the Site Manager with regular premises checks and tasks
  • Help with set up of rooms for functions
  • Lock up at 17:00 on some days of the week
  • Effect minor repairs under guidance of Site Manager
  • filing 
  • purchase co’ordination
  • scanning and photocopying
  • answering telephones
  • Ordering stationery and other office supplies
  • supporting other members of the admin team 
  • Data entry and Management of SIMS

Criteria for this vacancy includes;  

  • Confident and polite communicator
  • Good knowledge of maths/numeracy
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Able to carry out minor facilities repairs
  • ICT skills-Word/Excel
  • Proactive and independent, able to make decisions within their capabilities
  • Interested in how a school operates and what is involved in keeping accounting records and monthly reporting
  • Accurate, organised and consistent in their work 

Key Personal qualities desired are:

  • 'Can Do' attitude
  • Helpful
  • Enthusiastic
  • Quick Learner
  • Sense of humour
  • Good telephone manner 
  • Reliable 
  • Punctual
  • Trustworthy 
  • Organised     

The Silverstone UTC opened in September 2013 & is an educational partnership sponsored by The University of Northampton and Silverstone Circuits Ltd. For more information about the Silverstone UTC please visit:

More about Silverstone UTC
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1327 855010