Permanent Part-time School Administrator and Clerk to the Governors

(The role is permanent, subject to a 3 month probationary period)

Salary: £20,493 (pro rata) to start on 1st November 2021 (start date negotiable)

BS6 Salary Grade 6

The post will be 25 hours per week, term time plus two weeks (for Inset, Clerk duties/ administration and Governing Body meetings). The hours of work will be Monday to Friday - 8.30am to 1.30pm plus any additional hours agreed with the Headteacher.

The Governing Body of Cleator Moor Nursery School are seeking to appoint a highly committed and efficient School Administrator and Clerk to the Governors to join our busy, happy school, providing administrative support to the management of the school and to work as part of our friendly team.

The School Administrator will:

  • Have experience of working in a secretarial or administrative role. Prior experience of working within a school environment is preferable;
  • Be friendly and approachable for frontline reception duties, dealing with enquiries in a professional and courteous manner, in person, on the telephone and via email
  • Have excellent skills in oral & written communication and numeracy (minimum of NVQ level 2 or equivalent qualifications)
  • Be organised, efficient and enjoy working in a team, relating well to both adults and young children.
  • Have excellent ICT skills and familiarity with Microsoft packages. Experience of dealing with pupil and staff data on a school information management system would be an advantage.
  • Undertake financial admin procedures including monitoring, managing and reconciling financial transactions.
  • Monitor and ensure budgetary information is up to date.
  • Provide administration of the HR system
  • Maintain and update school website and social media accounts.

The Clerk to Governors will:

  • Be accountable to the Governing Body.
  • Advise the Governing Body on constitutional matters, duties and powers, working within the current legislative framework.
  • Manage the organisation, recording and administrative work of the Governing Body.

Training will be offered if necessary.

Cleator Moor Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure checks, alongside satisfactory references for this post.

Application packs are available by email from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Completed and signed application forms, with a supporting letter of application should be returned to the Headteacher marked ‘Private and Confidential’ by either email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post to Cleator Moor Nursery School, Ennerdale Road, Cleator Moor, Cumbria, CA25 5LW.

Closing Date: 18/10/2021- 11.00am

Interview Date: 20/10/2021

Visits to school are encouraged and will be welcomed by prior arrangement, following our Covid safety measures. Please telephone 01946 811189 to arrange.


About Us

Cleator Moor Nursery School
Ennerdale Road
Cleator Moor
CA25 5LW

Telephone Number: : 01946 811189


Open Hours


Visits to our school are always welcome. Please contact Mrs Claire Anson in the school office to make an appointment.

Our opening times are:

Monday - Friday 8:15am - 4:30pm (term time only)