Senior Administrator

Leeds West AcademyLeeds

Post Reference 1017

Academy : Leeds West Academy/The White Rose Academies Trust 

Job Title: Senior Administrator  

Grade: C1 ( £22,183 - £24,491) All year round

Accountable to: Academy Office Manager

Hours: 37 hours per week Mon – Thurs 8:00-4:00pm & Fri 8:00-3.30pm

Leeds West Academy is a school with a remarkable sense of community and a strong and safe culture, a place where staff and students can thrive.  We were judged as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in May 2019 because teaching is strong, the support we provide for our students and staff is unrivalled and because our results have improved year-on-year since 2016.  In 2020, our students secured the best results in the school’s history.  In short, there is no better time to join Leeds West Academy, as a colleague, a leader or as a student.  

Leeds West Academy is a fabulous place to work.  We are a caring and supportive community, as part of the White Rose Academies Trust and ground-breaking Luminate Education Group, we benefit from exceptional CPD like no other in the City.  A broad, varied and highly bespoke package is well-established, driven by the latest in educational research focused on the development of all professionals in the organisation at each career stage.  Colleagues train with us, they grow with us, and they progress with us.  

Our academy predominantly serves the community of Bramley in Leeds.  We are oversubscribed and popular within our community.  More families are choosing Leeds West Academy as first-choice for their children than ever before.  

Our students are amazing; they are generally respectful young people who embrace diversity and have a strong sense of fairness.  We benefit from world-class facilities, and are accommodated in a £30 million building, which opened in late 2011. Staff and students at the academy benefit from a bright, modern, heavily resourced learning environment, which is highly flexible to meet the needs of the 21st century learner.  

Role: The Successful applicant will contribute to creating and maintaining an effective office administrative support service through providing general office administration for the Academy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities include:

Key duties:

• To support the Office Manager as a key member of the office team in providing an effective administrative support service to the Academy 

• Manage telephone and email enquiries in a timely and professional manner.

• To undertake data input / word processing of correspondence, reports, publications, and other documents.

• To be responsible for the keeping and updating school records producing reports as required.

• As required by Behaviour / Attendance leaders, provide additional administrative support to the pastoral and attendance teams.

• To attend meetings and take notes/minutes as required.

• Reception cover as required.

• Reprographics/printing as required.

• To use Microsoft Office and Databases effectively to deliver administrative tasks.

• To work with others to help improve work organisation and effectiveness.

• To undertake data input / word processing of correspondence, reports, publications, and other documents

Part of The White Rose Academies Trust, Leeds West Academy is accelerating on a thrilling journey, which will ultimately see the school, its staff and its students, secure an Ofsted rating of World Class.    

We're securing our 2025 vision for World Class by growing our family of exceptional education professionals; dedicated specialists and passionate leaders with the shared goal of transforming future prospects for the next generation of West Yorkshire. 

We provide exceptional 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. 

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 400 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation. Our CPD Programme is focused on innovation, leadership development and delivery of excellence for vulnerable groups. Our Beginner Teacher Programme is amongst the best in the region. We are on a significant journey which will see all of our schools Ofsted rated as World Class within five years. 

The White Rose Academies Trust is a member of Luminate Education Group, other members include Harrogate College, Keighley College, Leeds City College and Leeds Conservatoire. The Group provides expertise, international networks and highly desirable employability prospects within education and beyond. 

Submit your application by the deadline stated below to

Closing Date: Monday 20th September 2021 12 noon

Start Date: ASAP (no later than Monday 1st November 2021)

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