Administrative Assistant and Support to SLT
Pay grade: B3
Hours: 37 per week - Term Time + 5 days
Start Date: 7th October or asap thereafter
Closing Date: Wednesday 18th September 2019
Interviews: Week beginning 23rd September 2019
Please be aware we do not accept applications direct from agencies
Please make sure you are clear which post you are applying for on your application.
We cater for pupils between the ages of 2 and 19 with a range of learning difficulties and disabilities, on our specialist site and mainstream partnership schools.
Both these roles cover a range of work which is broad and encompasses a variety of admin tasks. You will work closely with all staff and parents and post 1 will manage a busy reception office alongside prioritising your own daily workload and that requested by SLT.
We are looking for people who are highly motivated and flexible who enjoys working with adults and children. You will need excellent written and verbal communication skills, as you will often be the first point of contact for parents and visitors. The successful candidates will need to be able to work both independently and as part of a committed team. You will need to be able to maintain accurate records, prioritise work to meet conflicting deadlines alongside inputting and retrieving data from computerised systems so will require good ICT skills.
We require staff who have a friendly, professional, calm and courteous manner with fantastic communication skills, attention to detail and a commitment to working in an environment which has the progress, safety and wellbeing of pupils at its core is essential. It is also desirable that the right candidates have a knowledge of SIMs, attendance procedures and school admissions
We can offer:
• A welcoming, caring school with supportive colleagues and parents
• A commitment to professional development
We are looking for:
• A good standard of education and relevant qualifications (grade C / 4 or equivalent in Maths & English at GSCE level).
• Experience of working within a busy office environment
• A strong sense of teamwork and professional pride
• A positive, solution-focused approach
• A commitment to achieving the very best for our children and families
• Experience of producing reports and extracting data from various sources
• Experience of dealing with confidential and sensitive data and working in line with GDPR guidelines
The successful candidate will:
• Create a professional welcome to visitors and families
• Demonstrate good communication skills both orally and written
• Work well as part of a team and have a flexible approach
• Work confidently on a range of computer systems and programmes
• Prioritise work to meet conflicting deadlines
• Be willing to contribute to school life
Staff are expected to work across the three sites if required.
For further details, recruitment pack and to arrange a school visit please contact Rhona Mackintosh by email or by telephone (see how to apply)
Please note that Broomfield South SILC operates a no smoking policy
We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of sex, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS Disclosure.
The Broomfield main site & our partnership site at Windmill Primary School have disabled access facilities, including a lift in the extension and at our partnership site at Rodillian Academy.
Broomfield South SILC 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.