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Buckfastleigh Primary School is a school at the heart of its community and is a founder member of South Dartmoor Academy. 

Please see below for our current vacancies.

Required for September 2017, Buckfastleigh Primary School is looking for someone who has excellent organisation skills, a great sense of humour and is able to cope with change and unpredictability in their working day. We require an experienced administrator to work in our busy school office. You will be the first point of contact for parents and visitors and therefore being approachable, friendly and having excellent communication skills is essential. The successful candidate will be well supported in their role and join a team of administrators working closely together across all the schools within our Academy, along with our Chief Finance and Personnel Officers. Your role would expose you to a range of sensitive information and therefore confidentiality is essential. You will be required to perform a range of admin tasks including: dealing with correspondence and communications with parents and pupils, managing our Free School Meals, Admissions, Attendance, Educational Visits Co-ordination, updating the school website and manage the admin for school trips including facilitating the risk assessment systems employed by the school and be responsible for uploading statutory Pupil Data.

We are looking for someone who has the following skills and qualities:

  • A high level of ability in Literacy and Numeracy and all forms of ICT
  • Be able to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate a calm and professional approach
  • Have a good sense of humour

Visits to the school are most welcome. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit, (01364 643304).  An application pack can also be found on the school website  Previous applicants need not apply.

Job type: Permanent, Part-time (27.75 hours per week, 39 weeks per year).

Salary Scale: D SCP 18-22

Hours of work: 8.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3.45pm (Mon, Wed & Fri)

8.30am-1.00pm (Tues & Thurs)

Closing Date: noon on Wednesday 26th July 2017

Interview Date: Tuesday 8th August 2017.

Finally the successful candidate will enjoy working with children and understand their needs. You need to want to work in an environment where you will be fully included in the day to day life of a primary school.

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 disclosure and two references are required for this post.

Please apply by 12 noon on the closing date.