Clerical Assistant Required

  • Scale C (Point 10 – 13; £8.09 – £8.54 per hour)
  • Term time, plus one week
  • 22.5 hours a week (8am – 4pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
  • Permanent subject to a successful induction period
  • Required as soon as possible

We are looking to appoint an experienced Clerical Assistant to work in our very busy school office. We are looking to appoint someone who is organised, remains calm under pressure and friendly.

Main duties will include

  • To assist in with general administration; word processing, receptionist duties, incoming and outgoing post, emails, photocopying and provision of first aid.
  • Undertake general staffing administration; maintaining confidential staff records including safeguarding checks, monthly returns etc.
  • Assisting with the maintenance of computerised data and management information such as pupil admissions/leavers, pupil absences, registers etc. on SIMS
  • Assist with the ordering of supplies, collect, receive, record and bank money e.g. school meals and school trip money.
  • To undertake routine financial procedures; ordering, invoice processing and income processing.

The ideal candidate will

  • Be highly organised and a confident administrator
  • Work with a high level of attention to detail
  • Have excellent IT skills, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel (Essential Criteria)
  • Preferably have school experience on SIMS and Star Accounts (although training can be provided)
  • Have a clear understanding of confidentiality.
  • Be able to build professional relationships with parents and staff and caring relationships with children
  • Be committed to upholding and supporting our school values and aims

For further details or a conversation about the role, please contact the School Business Manager, Jennie Woodhead via email:

Please complete a NCC Support Staff Application and submit electronically to

Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 22nd September 2017

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A full DSB check will be required and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations.

NCC Support Staff Application Form

School Crossing Patrol Required

We are again advertising for a School Crossing Patrol to see children safely across The Avenues outside Avenue Junior School.

We urgently need a caring, reliable and active person with a friendly disposition to be the school crossing patrol. We are also interested in anybody who wishes to job share.

If you are or know of anybody who is interested in the position of the School Crossing Patrol please ask them to visit Norfolk County Council’s vacancy website and complete an application form online. If you have problems accessing this site please contact the HR recruitment help line on 01603 222212.

Full training is given on site and each Patrol is provided with a uniform. The rate of pay is £7.78 per hour.

The hours of duty are:  8:15 – 9:00 and 15:00 – 15:30.

I must stress to parents that they need to ensure their children are safely escorted across The Avenues whilst we are trying to fill the vacancy.

If you can give any assistance in keeping this service going it would be greatly appreciated.

Yours faithfully