Job Description

Great Wishford Church of England (V.A.) Primary School is a happy and caring school where staff are dedicated to creating a great place for children to thrive and learn. As part of the Acorn Education Trust, it provides exciting opportunities to improve local education.

Working days: 25 hours split across Monday - Friday (start and end time to be negotiated).

Please note: you will work 39 weeks per year (term time only, including teacher training days).

We would like to hear from you if you:

  • Have achieved grade C, or above, in 5 GCSE subjects, including Maths and English;
  • Have experience of working in a school office and/or have the skills to run the office of a village primary school;
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines;
  • Have the ability to work effectively as part of a team;
  • Have great communication skills and the ability to adapt to working with a range of stakeholders;
  • Have competent IT skills and are willing to learn new admin systems. Experience with school admin systems is desirable, but not necessary;
  • Are energetic, enthusiastic and dynamic;
  • Have the ability to handle problems quickly and efficiently;
  • Have the ability to make effective decisions and work independently in a timely manner.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • To liaise with the services provided by The Acorn Trust, including Finance, HR, Site, IT and Catering;
  • To ensure all legal admin tasks are completed in good time and to a high standard;
  • To ensure all data held about individuals within the school community is up to date and held in line with data protection guidelines;
  • To liaise with and provide a high level of customer service to all the school’s stakeholders e.g. staff, parents, Academy Council, visitors etc.;
  • To maintain high levels of confidentiality and professionalism at all times.

For for more information or to apply, please visit the Acorn Education Trust website at:(, download and complete an application form.

Closing date: Friday 25th August 2023 at 12pm

Interviews: TBC

As part of the Acorn Education Trust, Great Wishford Church of England (V.A.) Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Discloure And Barring Service check and Health Screening before appointment is confirmed. As part of our safer recruitment processes, if you are shortlisted for the post we will carry out a social media account search.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £11.98-£12.80 per hour


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: GWI22-23-5

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