Academic Administrator, Wakefield

Closing date:Expiring soon

Silcoates SchoolWakefield

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,000 to £23,000 FTE (this will be pro-rated down for Term Time working)
Contract term: Permanent

Academic Administrator 

Full time (Monday to Friday 7.30am to 3.30pm), term time only plus 10 days

Salary £22-23,000 FTE (this will be pro-rated down for Term Time only working)

Silcoates is a successful independent co-educational day school with a long and proud history. We achieve excellent academic results and offer a broad and stimulating variety of co-curricular activities. We are looking for a self-motivated and organised individual to join our team as an Academic Administrator, providing support to our Deputy Head (Academic) in order to maintain the efficiency and effectiveness of the School’s academic provision.

The school is set in 50 acres of grounds in Wrenthorpe, near Wakefield, within easy reach of the M1 and M62, offering an all-through, fully co-educational day school experience for children from 3 to 18.

We are looking for a hard working individual with excellent attention to detail and an interest in data and administration support. You will work with a team of people, responsible for many aspects of academic life in the school, including running examinations throughout the year, managing our timetable, tracking performance reviews and planning training. We require a confident and articulate individual who enjoys working with a range of ICT programs, including spreadsheets and has a high degree of literacy and numeracy. If you have administrative and/ or exams experience within a school it would be a real advantage, the ability to work as part of a team and communicate with a range of staff and pupils is essential. 

As well as relevant experience, the successful candidate should have sound organisational and time management skills, and you should be able to work calmly and effectively under pressure. 

Given the nature of the role you will be required to work on certain days within school holidays which are central to the examinations cycle, details of which are in the Job Description. 

Full details of the post are available on our website:

Silcoates School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and DBS.

Closing date: Tuesday 23rd April, 9am

Interviews: w/c 29th April

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More about Silcoates School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Wrenthorpe, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 0PD, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1924 291614
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