Job Title: Receptionist/Administration Clerk
Grade: A1/3 (£15,454 - £16,191) Full Time 37 Hours per week All Year Round
Role: To contribute to key objectives of the Academy Development Plan, ‘Raising standards of achievement ‘ by:efficiently and professionally managing a busy switchboard; undertake administration duties, ensuring compliance with safeguarding protocols.
General Duties and Responsibilities:
Be responsible for opening the Reception and ensure the switchboard is operated from 8am each morning
Act as the first point of contact for parents and visitors providing a courteous, professional, calm and friendly service
Retrieving telephone messages/emails, taking telephone messages and dealing with basic telephone enquiries
Liaising with students/staff/visitors on a daily basis
Signing in and out of visitors and contractors complying with LEA safeguarding protocols
Provide an excellent customer service to parents, colleagues and visitors to the academy
Ensure incoming and outgoing mail is dealt with daily, including taking the outgoing mail to post office.
Signing for and taking delivery of parcels
· To promote equality, diversity and inclusion and demonstrate this within the role.
· To be jointly responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of students
Leeds East Academy – Soaring to Success
Leeds East Academy is an 11-16 school, flourishing in a state of the art new building which provides a fantastic learning environment for students. We are a vibrant and expanding school which thrives at the heart of a diverse and dynamic community. We provide an exceptional education and life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society. Our vision at Leeds East Academy is clear: we will be Ofsted rated as outstanding within three years.
The White Rose Academies Trust is a local trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students. The Trust employs over 300 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation. Working in partnership with Gorse Academies Trust, we are on a significant journey which will see all of our schools Ofsted rated as outstanding within three years.
We are sponsored by Leeds City College, who provides expertise, international networks and highly desirable employability prospects within education and beyond.
Closing date: Friday 30th June 2017 noon
Shortlisting date: Friday 30th June 2017
Interviews: w/c 3rd July 2017
Start Date: 1st September 2017
If you would like to apply for this role please visit the careers page on our website at www.leedseastacademy.org.uk to download an application form. Once completed please return to firstname.lastname@example.org