Clerical Officer

Type: Finance & Administration
Phase: Primary
Grade: Pass 3
Salary: £18,933 – £19,312
Contract Term: Permanent
Contract Type: Full time, Term time only – Annualised

About the School

St Oswald’s Catholic Primary School is a 3 form entry school with a thriving Nursery based in Old Swan. We are an integral part of the local community and are very family orientated with a strong Catholic ethos.

About the Role

We are looking for someone to be our first point of contact in our Junior department. Duties will be varied and candidates will be committed to the safeguarding and welfare of our children. The person appointed would be responsible for telephone and reception duties, word-processing and filing as well as some cash handling and maintaining other computer systems.

Personal Qualities

Previous experience of a busy school office and experience of SIMS would be an advantage. Good communication skills are essential as is the ability to work as part of a team, be discreet and able to maintain full confidentiality. The post will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure; Candidates must also comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act. References will be taken up for candidates shortlisted for interview.

How to Apply

Complete the attached Catholic Education Service form and return to:

Closing Date: Wednesday 23rd September 2020
Short Listing Date: Thursday 24th September 2020
Interview Date: Tuesday 29th September 2020

Contact Details

St Oswald’s Catholic Primary School
Montague Road, Old Swan, Liverpool
L13 5TE

Contact Name: Ian Strom
Contact Telephone: 0151 228 8436
Contact E-mail:

Application packs are available here:

Download: Advert – Clerical Officer [PDF]
Download: Job Description – Clerical Officer [PDF]
Download: Person Specification – Clerical Officer [PDF]
Download: Application Form [DOCX]

St Oswald’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting children’s welfare. This post is subject to all the relevant pre-employment checks set out in Keeping Children Safe in Education, including an enhanced DBS certificate with a barred-list check.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices that:

  • Deter prospective applicants who are unsuitable to work with children or young people
  • Identify and reject applicants who are unsuitable to work with children or young people
  • Prevent and deter inappropriate behaviours by providing on-going supervision, training and support to all staff and volunteers