Admin Assistant level 3

Administrative Assistant Level 3


Start Date: September 2023
Contract Type: 37 hours per week, Term time only with 20 on-call days (please note that 10 of these days are likely to be during the summer holidays)
Contract Term: Permanent
Salary: N4 £20,122- £21,243 actual salary


Come to work in a thriving and exciting community. Callerton Academy is a growing secondary school committed to providing the very best education for pupils from Year 7 to Year 11. Based in our excellent temporary site, formerly a school building which has been reconfigured in Newcastle’s Graingertown, we have access to a range of brilliant facilities. We will move to our brand-new site which will have capacity for 1200 students in 2025; this is located to the northwest of the city – close to Westerhope, Kingston Park and Newcastle International Airport.

We are one of two new schools within Gosforth Group Multi Academy Trust and will be welcoming our third cohort of students when the position starts meaning that we will have Years 7, 8 and 9. As a growing school and Multi-Academy Trust there are numerous opportunities for professional development and future career progression.

We are seeking an Administrative Assistant to join the Support Staff team at Callerton Academy, to undertake a variety of administrative tasks. You should have a ‘good’ general education and experience of school administration would be advantageous.

What we need:

  • A reliable and trustworthy person with excellent time-management skills
  • A self-motivated and industrious person
  • Attention to detail
  • Previous experience of working in a school environment is desirable but not essential
  • Excellent ICT skills, potentially with a good working knowledge of SIMS
  • Superb ‘customer care’ and an excellent communicator
  • An effective team player
  • Experience of or willingness to learn skills required to support in reprographics.

We can offer you:

  • An opportunity to work with highly skilled professionals in school and across the MAT
  • Enthusiastic and motivated students
  • An exciting and extensive commitment to professional development
  • A school with its community at the heart
  • A programme of staff well-being activities
  • Opportunities for future career progression in a growing school and large Trust
  • Staff parking

We are developing a strong team of staff at Callerton Academy who are versatile and keen to be involved in many and varied aspects of school life; particularly during the coming years while the school is growing. This is an exceptional opportunity to make a difference within a positive and exciting environment. If you share our community’s ethos of progression, diversity and dynamism then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Following the shortlisting process, where applicable, candidates who attend interview will be reimbursed reasonable expenses for travel and accommodation.

The Gosforth Group are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance.

We hope you’ll visit our website to find out more about us.

If you have any queries regarding this role, please contact Miss Lockhart, PA to the Principal on

 To apply:   

Please complete and return the application form tp

Closing date for applications:

9am Monday 22 May 2023