Permanent – Required to start as soon as possible

37 hours per week

Term Time plus 5 INSET days plus 12 additional days (41.4 working weeks / 47.400 paid weeks)

Starting salary £16,661 actual gross per annum

  • Do you have excellent administration, organisational and time management skills?
  • Are you looking for a new challenge in an energising and rewarding working environment where no two days are the same?
  • We are a dynamic, supportive workplace situated in the heart of rural Cornwall approximately 10 miles between Newquay on the north coast and beautiful St Austell Bay on the south coast.

As one of our School Administrative Assistants you will work as part of a small, very friendly and supportive team which plays a crucial role in the day-to-day life of our school, by providing a wide range of administrative and general support to keep school life running as smoothly as possible. Training will be provided where necessary, for example in use of the Schools Information Management System (SIMS).  This role offers the opportunity to use a wide range of administration skills and includes welcoming visitors to the school, liaising with agencies and stakeholders, both in person and on the telephone and providing administrative support to the School Leadership Team and teaching staff.  The successful applicant should be a team player who enjoys a busy working environment, who is looking to join an energising and supportive educational setting.

Brannel School is situated in the heart of rural Cornwall’s china clay communities and offers 850 places to students aged 11-16.  Brannel School is part of the Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), which is responsible for educating learners in four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools across Mid-Cornwall from Newquay to St Austell.

Application forms and full details are available to download from below.

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:    Thursday 31st March 2022 at 9am

Interviews to be held:                  Week commencing 4th April 2022                   

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: