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Keyham Lane West, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 1RT
Orchard Mead Academy
Full Time
7th September 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
20th September 2021 09:05 AM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1173536

Hours: 37 hours per week | 8.00am-4.00pm | Term Time + 3 week

Contract: Fixed Term until Sept 2022 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: Grade 3, Point 5 (actual salary £17,919)

We are looking to appoint a Junior Administrator who is willing to learn and able to work in our fast-paced office. You will work alongside a team of Administrators to provide excellent support to colleagues, students and parents to ensure the efficient running of the school during our busy morning period. You will be responsible for completing a number of different administrative processes and should be able to prioritise work effectively and work on your own initiative.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, enthusiastic and resilient with good attention to detail and the ability to work to a high standard. We are looking for a highly organised individual who is able to remain calm under pressure. We are looking for a team player with a ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to look for solutions and take responsibility for their area of work. This role would be ideal for a gap year student looking to gain experience in an educational setting. 

In this role you will work to complete the necessary administrative tasks to support the efficient running of the school including, but not limited to, termly student returns, website updates, preparing and distributing parents’ letters, maintaining accurate student records, trips, exams and exclusions. You will be responsible for providing a welcoming atmosphere for all visitors to the school as well as parents, staff and students. You will also be deal with incoming calls and queries to the school and have the ability to communicate effectively. 

School experience is not necessary as full training is provided but would be an advantage.  

About Us 

Orchard Mead Academy is a culturally diverse comprehensive school with approximately 1200 students situated in the North East of Leicester and is part of The Mead Educational Trust (TMET). The Trust is a growing partnership of primary and secondary schools situated in the East Midlands. It provides its academies access to a world-class education network and staff with an employer providing high quality professional development. We are committed to ensuring each Academy enables every pupil to achieve the very best. We believe that together we make a positive difference.

Orchard Mead Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process is followed for each candidate. This will include an enhanced DBS check (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure). 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. 

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CVs and ask that you complete the TMET Application Form in order for your application to be considered. Please submit your application via the eteach website.

Closing date 20 September 2021 9am 


Safeguarding Statement:

Orchard Mead Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Orchard Mead Academy

Orchard Mead Academy

Part of The Mead Educational Trust

The Mead Educational Trust