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Administrative Assistant

Position: Administrative Assistant

Hours and Salary: NJC7-NJC12 FTE £ 24,294.00 to £26,421.00

Actual Salary £21,304.00 to £23,169.00 37 hours per week.

School and Location: Becton School – Chapel House, Hillsborough Sheffield.

Contract type: Permanent – Full Time (37 hours per week Monday to Friday) term time only (39 weeks) 

Closing date: 9:00am Tuesday 26 June 2024

Interview date: Week commencing 1 July 2024

Start date: ASAP


Our Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen to join our hardworking and committed team of support staff at our Special School provision within our beautiful and unique Chapel House site.

As the Administrative Assistant, you will be a key member of the office team who provide a full support service to the school. Delivering high quality clerical and administrative support to the School Resource Manager, Senior Leadership Team and wider school environment.

You will have the chance to utilise your sophisticated communication skills whilst greeting pupils, staff and visitors to our school reception. While managing the pupil admission and registration process via the school MIS system, you will also utilise your attention to detail-based skills.

Your organisational skills will be put to great use when you are liaising with local authority transport teams for pupil transportation. Your methodical approach to time management and your task orientated approach will be key when working to set deadlines whilst prioritising ad hoc tasks as appropriate.

The role of administrative assistant at Chapel House will incorporate reception duties, admission, organising pupil transport and organising timetables.


About our School

Becton School is as unique as it is wonderful and as complex as it is caring. As a hospital school with a variety of provisions, our aim is to ensure that all children, whatever their medical needs, receive an outstanding education.

We firmly believe that all young people have a right to be safe, healthy and achieve their academic potential.  In supporting pupils towards these goals, we will enable them to contribute meaningfully to society and live fulfilling, enjoyable lives.


About the Trust

Nexus Multi Academy Trust was founded in 2016 and has the highest ambitions possible for everyone we work with. We are a forward thinking and innovative Trust with collaboration, enrichment and improvement enshrined within our day to day practice ensuring that learners and their families are always at the centre of what we do.


The vision for Nexus is that we are constantly “Learning together, to be the best we can be.” This vision is what we aspire to and is as relatable to every employee and partner of our Trust as it is to our children, young adults and their families. Please see a copy of our most recent prospectus, which is included in the recruitment pack for this advertisement.  


What you can expect

  • Competitive pay and conditions mapped to those in the locality, underpinned by National Joint Council settlement agreements and local government “Green Book” terms.
  • Membership of the local government pension scheme, with continuous service recognised.
  • A structured and enabling induction package to help you settle in and approach your role with confidence and enthusiasm
  • Access to high quality learning and development to enhance your professional knowledge and practice, with career development opportunities available across the Trust.
  • Support from colleagues with a wide range of expertise within the Nexus MAT central team.
  • Encouragement to use your voice to help shape our school’s provision.
  • An opportunity to join colleagues who will make you proud to be part of our state education system
  • Working within an award winning MAT who pride themselves on having friendly and supportive academies who together are helping to transform communities


Further information

For an informal and confidential conversation about the role, please contact Sarah Bevan, School Resource Manager 0114 3053121 or email


For an application form and job description to apply please download an application form below.

Completed applications to be sent to by the closing date.

Nexus Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

This post involves working with children and therefore, if successful, you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level and a barred list check. Further information about the Disclosure and Barring Service can be found at

We are an equal opportunities employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.


All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.


We reserve the right to close this advertisement early, should we receive a high volume of suitable applications.