Administration Assistant

Wreake Valley Academy
Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Full Time
Grade 7, Pts 11-14 (£20,498 to £21,645 per annum)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
25th September 2023 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1369089

Administration Assistant

Wreake Valley Academy


Contracted Hrs: 37 per week

Working Wks: Term Time + 3 weeks (41 weeks)

Grade: Grade 7, Pts 11 to 14

Salary: £20,498 to £21,645 per annum

Start Date: ASAP

Are you an experienced administrator with a keen eye for detail and excellent communication skills?

Do you get satisfaction from helping others?

Would you like to work in a fast-paced environment with a varied workload where no two days are the same?

If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Administration Assistant to join Wreake Valley Academy to support the Operations Manager and Office Manager in providing an efficient administration service to the school and wider school community. The Administration Assistant will be required to work 8:15am – 4:15pm, Mondays – Thursdays and 8:15am – 3:45pm on Fridays.

The Administration Assistant will be responsible for all aspects of administration in a busy and rapidly growing Secondary School. The post holder will be responsible for a variety of administrative duties including communicating with parents/carers and other schools; supporting the transition of primary school students into the school; handling the administrative aspects of exclusions; and managing student medication data. The post holder will also be the key contact for school transport enquiries and support with the organisation of school events as required.

We are looking for someone who relishes new challenges and who has a positive outlook with a sense of humour. This is the perfect opportunity for someone who enjoys working with a committed team of colleagues and who can develop close working relationships with a range of people.

This role is a rewarding one with the successful candidate having the opportunity to join a strong and dynamic team of professionals across the school, with opportunities to develop their skills through CPD and with guidance and support from an experienced Operations Manager and Office Manager.

The ideal candidate will:

• Have experience of working in a busy office environment

• Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with individuals at a range of levels

• Be highly organised with a keen eye for detail

• The ability to be flexible and adaptable

• Have experience of working with various ICT packages including Microsoft Office

• Have experience of various school systems e.g. Arbor, although training will be given

• Have the ability to deal with confidential matters sensitively with professionalism and integrity

• Have the ability to react and adapt positively to change whilst remaining calm under pressure

In return we offer:

• Opportunity to work within a supportive team

• Opportunities for career development with access to apprenticeship and training schemes

• Generous annual leave entitlements

• Access to the generous Local Government Pension Scheme (24% contribution by the employer)

• Employee Support Service (counselling) for employees and close family members (24/7 support)

• Employee Discount and Benefit Scheme

• Opportunity for an annual flu vaccination


If you would like to discuss this post or arrange a visit to the school prior to applying please contact the Operations Manager, Rachael Boyall directly.

To apply for the position:

1. Apply using the online application form

2. Submit a supporting statement outlining the reasons why you are applying and your suitability for the position

Application Closing Date: 9am, Monday 25th September 2023

Provisional Interview Date: w/c 25th September 2023

We look forward to receiving your application!


Bradgate Education Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are therefore expected to be-have in such a way that supports this commitment. As part of the Trust’s shortlisting process, all shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search as part of our due diligence. Appointment to this post will also be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.


At our Trust inclusion means everyone is welcome. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect. We value individuality and uniqueness and aim to create a sense of belonging. We want an inclusive workplace that helps build the success of our pupils and reflects the diversity of the communities we serve.


Safeguarding Statement:

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.
Wreake Valley Academy

Wreake Valley Academy

Part of Bradgate Education Partnership

Bradgate Education Partnership