Job Title

Administrative Support Assistant

Contract Type

Full time 35 hours per week, term time only plus inset days(39 weeks) permanent


Piper Hill High School

Reporting to

Office Manager


Grade 2 17,711 (pro rata)

Start date

As soon as possible


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Administrative Support Assistant to join our team.


Role Purpose

To provide routine general clerical, administrative and financial support to the school providing general support in the management of pupils and resources. The post holder will work collaboratively with all staff and parents in order to support pupil wellbeing.


About you

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide a friendly and professional welcome to all Piper Hill School visitors
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the ethos of Piper Hill School and its values and aims
  • Promote and maintain a culture of high expectations for self and others
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, energy and flexibility


We offer

  • A commitment to your own professional development
  • An opportunity to be part of a team with a shared vision of excellence
  • Excellent career average pension scheme (Greater Manchester Pension Fund – see for more information)


Application Procedure:

Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered. 

CVs will not be accepted.  No telephone calls or emails from agencies please.  Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and will be given the opportunity to have a look around the school.

Closing Date for Applications: 25th September 2019

Interviews will take place week commencing 30th September 2019.  The selection process will consist of a skills test and panel interview.


Further details are available from the school’s website  

Completed application forms should be sent to  


About Us

Piper Hill School is part of the Prospere Learning Trust Academy.  We are a school for pupils aged  11 – 19 years with severe learning difficulties.

Our aim is to work in partnership with all stakeholders to provide the very best education and outcomes for our students. At Piper Hill every child matters and we work together to enable all students to achieve their potential and make outstanding progress.

Piper Hill High School is part of The Prospere Learning Trust.  Prospere Learning Trust was formed in September 2017 through the merger of two multi academy trusts. We currently employ over 500 staff and are passionate about securing the best possible education for our young people, and believe that our staff play a vital role in achieving our vision.  Prospere Learning Trust currently comprises of 6 secondary schools, including 3 mainstream schools and 3 special needs schools.  We are a growing Trust, currently working in the South Manchester area but with further schools anticipated across Greater Manchester.


All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. The post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here.

We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request. 
This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable. 



Piper Hill High School and the Prospere Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.





Administrative Support Assistant

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