Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

We are seeking to appoint a full time receptionist/Administrative Assistant who is dedicated, enthusiastic, hard-working and a conscientious individual. The successful candidate will need excellent communication and administrative skills and previous experience of working in a school environment.

The role entails the day to day running of our new one-form entry Primary School which opened in August 2017 to serve the Hallam Fields estate on the west side of Birstall, Leicestershire (60 pupils as of August 2018) and also providing Administrative support to the Lionheart Academies Trust’s other Primary schools in Birstall, Riverside Primary School and Highcliffe Primary school.

Hours: 37 hours per week, 8.00a.m. – 4.00p.m, 39 weeks per year

Pay: Grade 6, Actual salary £15,154 -£16,056 depending experience

Person Specification: GCSE English and Maths, Previous experience of working in a school setting, SIMs experience.

We are part of the Lionheart Academies Trust.

If you are interested in joining our team at Hallam Fields and you would like to see our happy and thriving school in action then please do not hesitate to contact the Hallam Fields main office on 0116 2670550 for a tour of the school with the HR Officer. Similarly, if you require more information about the posts please contact the main office. We look forward to hearing from you!

Please email your completed application to Emily Nicholls, HR Officer at Emily.nicholls@hallamfields.org.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 04 July 2018, 12.00pm

Interviews: w/c 09 July 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We welcome applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.


Teaching Application Forms PDF/ Word docx
Associate Staff Application Forms PDF / Word docx
Monitoring Forms PDF / Word docx

Please click here to view the other teaching vacancies within the Lionheart Academies Trust.

Please click here to view the associate vacancies within the Lionheart Academies Trust.


Parents, carers and families are welcome to request any information about our school as a paper copy. Please contact us and we will be happy to help you.

Hallam Fields Primary School
Long Meadow Way

Executive Headteacher: Chelsea Norman
Head of School: Anna Stewart
Chair of Governors: Sharon March