Receptionist / Administrative Assistant, Leeds

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The Farnley AcademyLeeds

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: A1 / A3 (£12,649-13,682)
Contract term: Permanent

Receptionist / Administrative Assistant 

37 hours per week, term time only, Subject to a 6-month probationary period

A1 / A3 (£12,649-13,682)

An exciting opportunity to join an Outstanding school (Ofsted 2013)

The successful candidate will work as part of the Administrative Team to provide a first class reception service under the supervision of the Senior Administrative Assistant. They will be an excellent communicator with a calm, professional and friendly nature. They will have a positive outlook and high standards of personal presentation. The ability to work independently and with initiative is essential, as are the skills required to be a successful team player in a fast-paced environment. They will have an aptitude for working under pressure and an appreciation of our strict rules of confidentiality. Finally, they will be willing to take instruction, have good typing skills and be computer literate. Software used: Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point and SIMS.

The following qualities are desirable but not essential:

  • Experience of working in a school environment 
  • A first aid qualification

In the first instance, an application pack is available to download direct from our website at  by email to or by telephone to Rachel McFarlane, the Principal’s PA, on 0113 2630741. Please note if you submit an electronic application we will not require a hard copy. CVs are not accepted.

Closing date:  Thursday, 8 February 2018 at 12 noon

Interviews: Tuesday, 20 February 2018

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More about The Farnley Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Chapel Lane, Farnley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS12 5EU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 2630741
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The Farnley Academy is part of The GORSE Academies Trust, a not-for-profit charity whose driving energy is centred on creating exceptional schools within the Leeds city region. The Trust has established a reputation for setting standards of excellenc...