Business Support Officer - St Thomas CE (VC) Primary

Primary Schools
St Thomas CE (VC) Primary School
20 hours
Sherwood Avenue Bradley Huddersfield HD2 1RQ
Fixed Term
Grade 5
£8,811 - £8,987

Business Support Officer – 20 hours per week over 5 days

St Thomas CE (VC) Primary School – A ‘Good’ School


‘The ambition leaders and staff have to deliver an interesting and inspiring curriculum is visible inside and outside the school building.’


‘The strong relationship between staff and pupils is a strength of the school and has a direct impact on the pupils’ very good behaviour.’


‘Pupils with additional needs are supported with activities that are well-matched to the next steps they need to take. Additional adult guidance and individual and small group intervention sessions are implemented when needed.’


‘Pupils are proud of their school.’


OFSTED, June 2018


The Governors, Headteacher, staff and pupils at St Thomas CE (VC) Primary School are looking to appointment a Business Support Officer to provide administrative support to the school under the direction of the Headteacher and School Business Manager.

The successful candidate must be able to work effectively and compassionately with a variety of professionals across our large primary school as part of the admin support team.

Key responsibility areas are:

  • finance
  • administration
  • general duties which may be required to fulfil the role

Essential skills include:

  • working on your own initiative
  • strong literacy and numeracy skills
  • good interpersonal skills
  • effective team worker
  • flexible/adaptable
  • experience of office work in the last 3 years
  • computer literate: Microsoft Office, email, databases and IT systems.

Previous experience of working within school administration is desirable, but not essential.

In return we can offer an exciting and rewarding role with continual personal development and training, as St Thomas continues towards future growth and success.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


Due to the current pandemic, visits to school can only be arranged when pupils are off site.  Please contact Laura Torbett, School Business Manager, on 01484 226557 to arrange a visit to look around school after 3.15pm on Mondays and Wednesdays.

To apply for this job, please download and complete the application form attached. A CV is not required.

Application forms should be returned to the School Business Manager by email to


25 September 2020, 11:55 PM

This job is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

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