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Administrator (Careers)

Ilkley Grammar SchoolIlkley, West Yorkshire

Administrator (Careers)

Actual annual salary range: £3,644.80 - £3,945.20

Salary Scale Point 7 (range 7-11) depending on experience

Term time only plus 1 day

8 hours per week, pattern of hours flexible

Join a leading school which prides itself on the high quality of education, enrichment and care provided to all and is committed to the wellbeing of students and staff.

 An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, experienced and adaptable colleague to join our established careers and guidance team within a school judged by OFSTED as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas, a school where both student achievement and attitudes to learning are amongst the best in the region.  We are a fantastic learning community, set in one of Yorkshire’s most scenic areas, whose facilities have been further enhanced by the completion of a multi-million-pound refurbishment and expansion project.

If you have strong administration skills and a customer service focused approach coupled with the attention to detail and commitment required to be an exceptional member of our team, then we would like to hear from you. Previous experience of careers is not required.

Ilkley Grammar School is an outstanding, vibrant 11-18 comprehensive, with over a 400 year tradition of serving the local community. We are committed to Personal Best as reflected in our Vision and Values:

“Our vision at Ilkley Grammar School is to provide an exceptional, inclusive learning experience at the heart of our community. Our students will achieve their academic personal best and will be equipped with the confidence and skills to make a positive difference to their own lives and the lives of others. We will achieve this through modelling our core values and attributes in the way we work together.” 

We are the founding school of Moorlands Learning Trust and a member of the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance with a firm commitment to school-to-school support and developing highly effective collaborative practices. 

  We are looking for an excellent administrator:

 to deliver administrative support to the Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) team

 to support the provision of a comprehensive, effective and professional service to the school community

 with excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to liaise with key departments 

 with proven ICT skills and experience

 with the ability to work cooperatively as part of the general administration team providing support for communications, systems and events


In return for your commitment, we can offer:

          the opportunity to make a real difference

          students with ‘highly positive attitudes to learning’

          opportunities for CPD with a strong commitment to professional growth and developing individual career  paths

          a commitment to mobile technologies 

          a very calm and orderly school with high expectations and an ethos of trust and care

          a committed and established staff and a supportive leadership team, parents and Governors

          a location on the edge of Ilkley Moor in beautiful Wharfedale which has recently been judged to be the best place to live in the North and Northeast of England

          good transport links to Leeds and Bradford


The closing date for this post is: 8am Tuesday 4th January 2022 although we reserve the right to close early subject to levels of interest. Early applications are therefore encouraged.

Provisional interview is scheduled for week commencing 3rd January 2022

Ilkley Grammar School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people in our recruitment procedures and in all our work across and beyond school.  The school adheres to statutory guidelines in respect to safe recruitment.  All persons employed by the school, in any capacity, will undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and confirmation of employment is subject to a successful outcome.  All teaching staff members recruited by the school have their eligibility to teach checked with the DfE.  


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