Administrative Assistant (Exams, Data and Cover), Leeds

Closing date:

Boston Spa AcademyLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: B1 SCP 4-6 (£18,426 - £19,171) - actual starting salary £16,093
Contract term: Permanent

Part of the ‘Wharfe Valley Learning Partnership’

900 STUDENTS AGED 11-19 (180 in the Sixth Form)

Principal:  Christopher Walsh BA, MA

Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in April 2015

11-18 years approx. 1000 students

Administrative Assistant (Exams, Data and Cover)

For 1st September 2019

Hours: 37 hours per week (8.00am to 4.00pm) (7:30am to 3:30pm during Exam periods) 

Term time only + 10 days (to include 2 days for each results day (A Level and GCSE)

Salary: B1 SCP 4-6 (£18,426 - £19,171) - actual starting salary £16,093

 Subject to a 6- month probationary period 

Boston Spa Academy is seeking to appoint an Administrative Assistant to provide comprehensive support to the Administration Team, with particular responsibility for Exams and reporting to the Academy Data Manager.  You should be incredibly organised, efficient, personable and committed. This vacancy represents an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking, innovative and dynamic academy that works within the nationally renowned GORSE Academies Trust.

Key Skills:

  • Friendly and well organised team-player with the ability to work on their own initiative.
  • Able to prioritise workloads in a varied and fast paced environment.
  • Good telephone manner with parents/carers and other outside agencies.
  • Able to produce well-presented, accurate written documents.
  • Uses good interpersonal skills to work effectively with staff and students.
  • Works to deadlines and encourages others to do so.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and SIMS.
  • To work in partnership with colleagues throughout The GORSE Academies Trust.

An application pack which provides further details of the role is available to download directly from our website at, or by email to  Please note if you submit an electronic application we will not require a hard copy.  CVs are not accepted.

Closing date: Wednesday 19th June 2019 (Noon) 

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 24th June 2019 

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TGAT Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders 2018 

Boston Spa Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children and we expect our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service Check. We promote diversity and aim to establish a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

More about Boston Spa Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Clifford Moor Road, Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6RW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1937 846636
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Boston Spa Academy in Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, is a mixed, secondary community secondary school for children aged 11-18. The school, which opened in 1973, has around 1,040 pupils of which 230 attend the sixth form. It was made a speciali...