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Oakley Vale Primary school

Admin Assistant

Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

Job Title: Admin Assistant

Location:  Oakley Vale Primary

Salary: BWT Grade 2 (FTE) salary is £20,800. The Pro rata salary (actual salary) is £6,063.

Hours per week / Weeks per year: 12.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 2.30pm until 5pm, 39 weeks per annum, term time only plus five training days.

About Oakley Vale Primary and the Admin Assistant role

Oakley Vale Primary School is a state-of-the-art eco-friendly school serving its local community. Our core ethos is to develop the individual strengths of every child, our student, staff and stakeholders are all dedicated to this vision. We are a two-form entry school with 400+ pupils across Reception to Year 6.

We benefit from being a valued member of the Brooke Weston Trust, which gives us the opportunity to work alongside many different schools within the local community and further afield.

 As a member of staff at Oakley Vale and the Brooke Weston Trust, we can offer you the following:

  • Enhanced salaries and rapid promotional prospects
  • Opportunities for continued professional development and access to the BWT Teaching School
  • The support of a cohesive and committed team of staff who work collaboratively to maintain high standards and expectations
  • Family Friendly policies including but not limited to; Maternity & Paternity leave, flexible working and discretionary leave including an annual wellbeing day.
  • A freshly prepared hot or cold lunch each day
  • Access to a school laptop for all teaching staff and the latest technology throughout the school
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes such as Childcare Vouchers & Bike2Work
  • Staff wellbeing; Access to 24/7 ‘Health Assured’ Physical & mental health services.


We are in the lucky position to be able to recruit an Admin Assistant who will work with a team of dedicated and inspirational staff, to enhance office efficiencies in a lively but never boring department. You will have a unique opportunity to grow your own career with the support of the Senior Leadership team, whilst everyday sharing your time with staff, children and families in the heart of our school.

The core focus of the role is to provide customer service to all stakeholders at the end of the school day, however the role may also involve data related tasks such as admissions, reports and supporting during meetings by taking minutes, sharing pre read documents etc.

About Brooke Weston Trust

Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.  

How to Apply

If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application!

To apply for the job straight away, please complete a copy of the application form included below and return to or alternatively post your application to;

FAO Recruitment

Oakley Vale Primary School

Cheltenham Road

Oakley Vale



NN18 8RH

Safer Recruitment

Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check. In line with safer recruitment requirements, individuals shortlisted for a role in school will have online checks conducted on their name across social media platforms and google.

A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.