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Job Type
School Administrator
Contract Type
Full Time
Contract Term
Start Date
September 2022
Grade F, Pts 12 17, Approx. £20,318-£24,333/year (£22,571 £24,920 Full Time Equivalent)
Closing Date

Confidential Administrator

Springwood High School


West Norfolk Academies Trust are seeking to appoint a Confidential Administrator to provide high quality and confidential administrative support to the Trust executive team & local Governing bodies.
This role will be based at Springwood High School, but working between all 11 Academy sites on an as-needed basis.
As a confidential Administrator you will be providing high quality, accurate administration support to the Trusts Executive Team under the direction of the PA to the deputy CEO.
In addition, you will act as a conduit connecting Governing bodies with the Trust Executive Team, supplying administrative support as/when required to support this process.
The post holder will need to possess a great deal of professionalism alongside excellent communication and administrative skills. This role will include handling material of a sensitive nature and the post holder will be required to maintain complete confidentiality and integrity at all times.
37 hours per week, 41 weeks per year (Term Time + 3 weeks)
Start date Septemebr 2022
For a job description, person specification and application form please see attached documents.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people including positive mental health and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check with barred list.
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 but Exceptions Order may apply.


How to Apply

Visits or an informal discussion are welcome in the first instance. To arrange, please email or call 01553 773393

To apply please complete an application form (this is in 3 parts - all of which need completing - see the application guidance notes for more information) and email this to:
Alternatively post your application to the HR Department, West Norfolk Academies Trust, c/o Springwood High School, Queensway, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 4AW.
Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should a viable field be met before the application closing date. Potential applicants are therefore advised to submit their application form as soon as possible for consideration.

Closing Date for Applications: 04-Jul-2022

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Employer Information

Employer Type
Secondary schools
Andrew Johnson
Age Range
Gaywood, Kings Lynn
PE30 4AW
01553 773393
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Springwood High School

A Specialist Performing Arts School

Springwood High School, part of West Norfolk Academies Trust

With more than a hundred years of history, Springwood provides an education for boys and girls aged between eleven and eighteen in King's Lynn.

Springwood High School is a comprehensive school with Specialist Performing Arts Status and a long history of providing an excellent education to pupils in West Norfolk.

Springwood High School is part of West Norfolk Academies Trust, dedicated to ensuring that every student gains the best qualifications possible. We believe that excellent academic qualifications provide each student with the best life chances and opportunities to ensure a successful and fulfilled future. In the last two years the percentage of students gaining 5 higher grades including English and Maths has risen significantly.

We have a high expectation of both our teachers and our students. We set challenging targets for all and support each other to achieve them. We work hard to monitor accurately the progress of students, celebrate academic success and intervene where necessary.

A positive attitude to learning is an essential aspect of academic success. Our teachers regularly assess how engaged each learner is in their studies using an attitude to learning score. We celebrate students who have a good attitude to their studies and actively encourage those who need to improve in this area.

We offer a wide range of opportunities, both within and beyond the classroom - it is vital that every student participates in other areas of school life. Springwood expects every student to take part in other aspects of our offer to them including;

  • Competitive Sport
  • Dance Performances
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Drama Performances
  • House Competitions
  • Music Performances
  • Lunchtime clubs
  • Numerous foreign visits and exchanges

To view our latest OFSTED report please visit

We are part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust whose aim is to challenge and support a small group of schools to provide an excellent education for the young people of West Norfolk.
The Trust works in a supportive partnership with Primary and Secondary schools with each school maintaining their unique identity and ethos.
The schools work together to ensure maximum benefit for all students through economies of scale and shared resources.
The Trust clear strategic vision for the future is based around four key areas:
  • Maximising student achievement
  • Ensuring each student is engaged with the school
  • Ensuring our students have access to world class resources
  • Delivering outstanding teaching and learning