Administrative Assistant, Kirklees

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Batley Grammar SchoolKirklees

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Administrative Assistant (Full time - term time only)

Required as soon as possible 

A unique opportunity to join this highly successful, oversubscribed, growing and forward thinking, all through free school on its exciting journey from good to outstanding during its development to combine with other good and outstanding providers in a locally based MAT

We are seeking to appoint, as soon as possible, an Administrative Assistant. You will support the teaching staff in school by carrying out a range of clerical and administrative tasks to support the teachers in their work in the classroom.  An ability to be flexible and to use your own initiative is required. You should have at least one year’s administrative experience and be able to communicate effectively, in both written and oral form. It is essential that you have good organisational skills as well as be confident in using ICT packages such as Microsoft. IT would be an advantage to have a working knowledge of a MIS e.g. SIMS.

Batley Grammar School is a 4-16 Free School (Academy) with an auspicious 400 year history, (one of the first former independent schools to convert).  Current numbers in the school are 208 in Reception to Year 6 in the Primary Phase and 687 in Years 7-11 in the Secondary Phase. The school is increasing until secondary numbers reach a maximum of 800).

Visitors regularly comment about the friendly atmosphere and calm, purposeful learning environment being quite palpable.

The school offers:

• A strong leadership team committed to staff development and student outcomes;

• An excellent reputation for extra-curricular opportunities, qualities we wish to preserve;

• A particularly hard working and positive team of staff;

• A most civilised learning environment with high standards of attainment and behaviour;

• Supportive parents and governors and delightful students and pupils;

• A comprehensive induction programme;

• Further opportunities as we develop within a local Multi Academy Trust.

If you are suitably qualified for this position then we would like to hear from you. Batley Grammar School, as a Free School, has its own terms and conditions and has retained its independent school term and holiday dates. Salary range is S14 – S18 (£17,681 - £18,870 FTE).

For information relating to this post, including an application pack, please e-mail: or call the School on 01924 474980. Alternatively this information may be downloaded from the school website

Closing date: Wednesday 16 January 2019 at 12 noon. Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 22 January 2019. 

Batley Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks and two satisfactory references.

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More about Batley Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Carlinghow Hill, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 0AD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 474980
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