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ACES Academies Trust

School Administrative Assistant (GBA)

Godmanchester Bridge Academy is seeking a well-organised, enthusiastic and motivated School Administrative Assistant to join their team.

Date posted: Tuesday 9th July 2024

Start date: Monday 2nd September 2024

Contract type: Permanent

Working Pattern: 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 12.30pm, 39 weeks per year (term time + 5 INSET days)

Salary: Scale 3 Points 5 – 6, namely £10,895 - £11,077 per annum (FTE £23,500 - £23,893)

Closing date: Midday Monday 22nd July 2024

Interviews: Wednesday 24th July 2024 from 9am


We are seeking a suitable person with appropriate experience to join our established office team. The right character, team spirited with a strong belief in good customer service, the ability to keep calm and be prepared for almost anything will be important attributes for this position.

The school office is a very busy and fast-paced environment, where the requirements and needs of the staff and children regularly change with short notice, so the successful candidate will need the ability to be flexible and have strong multi-tasking skills.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Enjoy customer service and have a professional attitude with all clients
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and be discreet with information
  • Have a willingness to learn and display initiative to prioritise tasks and multi-task
  • Work as a team member and have strong communication skills

We can offer:

  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • A supportive and experienced administrative team
  • An exciting and fast-paced working environment

Staff Benefits:

  • 23-30 days annual leave increasing with years of service (support staff only)
  • O2 Staff discount
  • Free use of leisure facilities, including gym, swimming pool, fitness classes
  • Free car parking
  • Generous employee pension contribution scheme and death in service benefit (LGPS)
  • CPD access and support
  • Employee assistance package offering counselling & advice on a range of matters including financial, health, workplace, family
  • Access to staff discounts from local suppliers

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. Please call 01480 276599 or email office@gba.acesmat.uk to book an appointment, arrange an informal discussion or to find out more information about the role.

Enquiries and applications to: recruitment@acesmat.uk (CV’S will not be accepted)


If you have a disability that you wish us to take into account during the application process or require adjustments to be made, please contact us directly.

Please be advised as an employer we do not hold a Sponsorship license so are unable to support overseas applicants obtain right to work in the UK.


ACES Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share that commitment. The appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and references.