Staff and School Support Assistant

Status: 20hours per week, Term Time Only at 200 Days
Salary: Actual Salary £9,386 - £9,574 FTE Salary £19,264 to £19,649
Location: Oakwood High School
Closing date: 20th June 2022, 12:00pm

Inspire Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

Oakwood High School is an over-subscribed 11-16 High School with a strong emphasis on respect for all; we are a ‘well led’, Good school where ‘pupils enjoy attending’ and ‘the vast majority of parents would recommend’.

We have an opportunity for a suitable candidate to provide staff and school support.  This will include covering the school receptionist when they are taking their break, the running of our staff kitchen to provide domestic support at break and dinner times; provide refreshments and hospitality service for school events and meetings; operate our lost property procedure; do post duties and message delivery around the school.

We are looking for candidates who have experience in a similar role and experience of working in schools or a similar environment.  We need someone who is willing to work flexibly in support of our school.

All staff are required to work in a way that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all.  We offer a positive working environment, we care about our students/pupils and we care about our staff, all of whom know that and appreciate that.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this, contribute to this culture and develop it further.  We are committed to recruiting and developing the next generation of support professionals to provide for succession and stable services that support the future and expanding needs of the Trust

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 20 June at 12 noon.  Interviews will be held w/c Monday 20 June 2022. To apply visit our website at and complete the online application form.

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments; all applicants must complete an application form in full.

Inspire Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment.  The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its work places.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.


Job Description/Person Specification (pdf)