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The Pingle Academy - Clerical Assistant: Receptionist


Clerical Assistant - Reception


DFT Grade 2 – FTE £18,933.00

Salary -  £8622.09 p.a pro-rata for the hours detailed


20 hours per week working Term Time Only 38 weeks plus INSET day

Mon - Fri - 8:00am - 12:00pm (4 hours per day) 

Please note that the candidate must be able to start at 8:00am

Contract Type:

Permanent - Part Time

Start Date:

As soon as possible


   The Pingle Academy

         Location: Coronation Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 0QA

The Pingle Academy is a part of The de Ferrers Trust. We are a Multi Academy Trust currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire. We consist of 3 Secondary Academies and 4 Primary Academies.

The Pingle Academy is a co-educational, comprehensive, secondary school for students aged 11-18 years.  It is situated on a large secure site at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. We benefit from a wide range of specialist facilities, including a floodlit astro-turf area, Learning Support Base, Autism Resource Centre and a purpose built Sixth Form Centre.

Our vision is to ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.

At The Pingle Academy we believe in working hard, being kind and choosing wisely. We are privileged to work in a community where we have a positive impact on children’s lives and future every day.

The Candidate

We are looking to appoint a part time Receptionist. The post holder will provide a high-quality, welcoming, front-of-house service for internal and external visitors, staff and students at The Pingle Academy.

The post holder will ensure a first-class professional response to a wide range of needs, creating positive ethos and will assist the team with core administrative functions, as required.

Continuing Professional Development

The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful and happy employees and offers excellent opportunities for you to grow and achieve.  We provide tailored Continuing Professional Development, mentoring, support and a range of development opportunities across the Trust.

Benefits Package

The de Ferrers Trust strives to be ‘Employer of Choice’ and are committed to the wellbeing and development of colleagues. Offering an excellent benefit package which includes:

  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Taste Card
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Access to a fully fitted fitness suite, located on site at The de Ferrers Academy.

How to Apply:

Are you looking to be part of something innovative, empowering and challenging? Could you make a difference to our front-of-house service?  If so we welcome an application from you!

You can apply directly to the Trust HR Team via the Trust website or email your application to You must complete an application form to be considered. Due to safeguarding reasons we cannot accept C.Vs.

Closing date: 25th September
Interview date: 2nd October
Start date: As soon as possible

Please note: Completed applications should be received by 9:00am on the closing date.

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please contact 01283 372621 and ask to speak to the Trust HR Team.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK