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 Pennine Way Junior Academy

Swadlincote  DE11 9EY

Tel: 01283 223697   

 Pennine Way Junior Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.

All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment.


Admin Assistant (term time only*)


33 hours and 45 minutes per week (non negotiable – see job description)

Salary - £22,737 FTE (Actual salary - £17,819.00)


We wish to appoint a reliable person as an Admin Assistant in the main school office and can provide support for a range of functions.


We are looking for someone who:

Has good people skills and is able to work as part of a team;

Has good communication skills;

Has high standards of administration and computing skills;

Is able to deputise in the event of the Office Manager’s absence;

Has an enthusiasm for working in an educational environment;

Has a “can do” attitude.


Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.


If you wish to apply for this position, please read the job description and person specification, and complete the application form returning it by email to


The closing date for this position is midnight on Sunday 3rd March 2024.

Proposed interview date is the week commencing 11th March 2024.

 * Term time only does include all inset days.


Job Description  PDF

Person Specification  PDF

Application Form  PDF  word 


 Pennine Way Junior Academy Prospectus