Job details

Job Salary
Grade 3 SCP 5-6 £23,500 - £23,893.00 Pro rata
St Thomas of Canterbury School
Job Reference
Hours per week
22.5 hours per week 39 weeks per year
Contract Type
Closing date

St Thomas of Canterbury School is set in the South of Sheffield. The school is set in extensive grounds with large playing fields and wooded area, which provides an excellent learning environment. Check out our website for more information about the school.

The Governors of St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The applicants will undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers. The role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS certificate. The role is engaged in regulated activity and will therefore require a children’s barred list check. Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a self-disclosure.

We will offer you:

    An exciting opportunity to work in a school with a strong Catholic ethos. 

    Wonderful children who enjoy learning at our school. 

    Talented, supportive and innovative staff. 

The Governors require an outstanding admin assistant with the following skills/attributes: 

    Excellent planning, administration, finance and organisational skills 

    Self-motivated, organised and able to carry out a wide range of administrative and finance duties.

    Excellent interpersonal skills are an integral part of the role to facilitate the smooth running of the administrative and support function. 

    Well organised and conscientious 

    Exceptional communication skills 

    Respects confidentiality 

    Is efficient, flexible and is methodical 

    Able to communicate effectively with adults and children  

    Reliable and punctual 

    Able to use initiative 

    Has a strong commitment to team work 

Interview Date:     13th March 2024

Start date:  15th April 2024 

Application packs are available upon request from and the CES application form must be completed as agreed by the Diocese of Hallam. Forms can also be found on the CES website and should be returned to

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post is subject to an enhanced CRB check. 

St Thomas of Canterbury Trust is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England with Company Number 08181927 and has a registered office at St Thomas of Canterbury School, Chancet Wood Drive, Sheffield S8 7TR and is part of the Umbrella Trust of Our Lady Seat of Wisdom with Company No. 08180450.

We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. We welcome applications from everyone.  Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

The Council is not responsible or accepts liability to the reader, for information included in this job advert. If you have any queries or concerns, please speak to the school.