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Clerical Assistant


Clerical Assistant


DFT Grade 2 - £18,933.00

Pro-rata - £15,867.36 for the hours advertised


37 hours at 38 weeks, Term Time only.

Contract Type:


Start Date:

As soon as possible

Horninglow Primary

Location: Horninglow Road North, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0SW

Horninglow Primary is a part of The de Ferrers Trust. We are a Multi Academy Trust currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire. We consist of 3 Secondary Academies and 4 Primary Academies.

Horninglow is a successful school.  We pride ourselves on our commitment to providing all pupils with a quality education which develops the whole child.  Our school is a happy, stimulating environment with a nurturing ethos.  Our children tell us they love to learn here!

Our vision is to ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.

At Horninglow Primary we believe in working hard, being kind and choosing wisely. We are privileged to work in a community where we have a positive impact on children’s lives and future every day. 

The Candidate

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic team member to join our small but busy school office team to provide an effective administrative support service. No two days are the same so the successful candidate will need to have the resilience and enthusiasm to deliver accurate results in a fast-paced environment. 

To be successful you will have good literacy and numeracy skills and have good familiarity with Microsoft Office packages. Excellent customer service and communication skills as well as previous experience in administration including the capacity for hard work and a desire to support our administrative teams are a key requirement for the role. Experience of working in a school setting is desirable, however more importantly, the drive and passion to support our Trust values is essential.

Continuing Professional Development

The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful employees and offers excellent opportunities for you to grow and achieve.  We provide tailored Continuing Professional Development, mentoring, support and a range of development opportunities across the Trust.

Benefits Package

The de Ferrers Trust strives to be ‘Employer of Choice’ and are committed to the wellbeing and development of colleagues. Offering an excellent benefit package which includes:

  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Taste Card
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Access to a fully fitted fitness suite, located on site at The de Ferrers Academy.

Applicants for positions are welcome to visit the Academy by contacting the Academy on 01283 247618.

How to Apply:

Closing date: 24th May 2021  
Interview date: TBC  
Start date: As soon as possible

You can apply directly to the Trust People Team via the Trust website or email your application to You must complete an application form to be considered. Due to safeguarding reasons we cannot accept C.Vs.

Please note: Completed applications should be received by 9:00am on the closing date.

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please contact 01283 372603 and ask to speak to Rhiannon Mayne, HR Officer.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.