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Administration Assistant

09 May 2022   |   The Forest School   |   Grade E SCP 6-8 FTE £20,043.00 -£20,852.00, Actual salary £13,321.03 - £13,858.70
Reporting to Office Manager / Head Teacher


Duration of Post Permanent
Work Commitment 28 Hours 45 Minutes per week
Hours/Weeks Term Time Only (39 Weeks) –Monday to Friday 9:30 am – 3:45 pm 
Salary Actual salary £13,321.03 – £13,858.70
Closing Date Monday, 23rd May, 9.00am
Shortlisting 24th May 2022
Interview Date Thursday 9th June 2022
Applications Completed applications to be sent by email to:

Wellspring is an established and growing Multi-Academy Trust with a difference.  We operate Primary, Secondary, Special and Alternative Academies across Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the Humber. We are committed to making a difference to the lives and life chances of the young people and the communities we serve.

As the Trust continues to grow our roles offer pathways for ambitious and dynamic individuals who are determined to make a difference. We value our people; collegial working at all levels is central to our culture. High quality induction training and ongoing professional development support are guaranteed. There will be a broad range of opportunities for you to realise your professional vision and ambitions within the Trust.

We are interested in hearing from people who:

  • Are self-motivated, customer-focused and organised.
  • Enjoy working as part of an inclusive team.
  • Have a commitment to supporting the work of education leaders and who are passionate about learning.

The Forest School has always been a very special school – our children are amazing and they teach us something new every day.

We currently have a vacancy for an Administration Assistant  to join our small team in supporting the day to day management of the school office and our children who all have special educational needs.

If you would like a role where every day is different, where the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of our young people is appealing to you and if you would like to join a team of dedicated practitioners, then we would like to hear from you.

The post holder will be required to provide administrative support for the within our busy school office. This will include providing cover for the reception area, dealing with callers both in person and on the telephone.  They will also be required to undertake a wide variety of administration tasks within the school office and to demonstrate a flexible approach. Applicants should have excellent IT skills, be able to work within a team, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to work with accuracy to tight deadlines in a very busy environment. Whilst not essential, previous experience of working within a school administrative role and /or HR experience is desirable.

Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks.

References will be taken up prior to interview.

We are committed to equal opportunities and to promoting diversity. We want our people to reflect the diversity of our communities, and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, especially from under-represented groups, including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.

All applicants need to complete the Equal Opportunities form. Please click link for completion

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