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Springwell Leeds Administration Assistant

Administration Assistant

Key Info

Duration of Post: Permanent
Hours: 37 hours per week. Term time only + 5 days
Salary: Point 3 – 6 FTE: £18,887 – £20,081 (Pro-Rata Salary: £16,208 – £17,233)
Published on: June 30, 2022
Closing Date: July 1, 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a committed team of staff at Springwell Leeds Academy as an Administration Assistant. As part of the Wellspring Academy Trust’s long-term plan to create world-class SEMH provision in Leeds, in a multi-site Academy, we have three purpose built schools across the city. These three buildings represent a £45m investment from Leeds.

The post holder will undertake administration tasks, such as running reception, admission of visitors, taking and responding to telephone calls and emails, updating the school MIS system, recording minutes of meetings, plus a range of many other varied admin tasks at the management’s discretion and in line with the needs of the academy.

Applications are invited from perspective candidates, ideally having at least four GCSE’s (Grades A – C), including Mathematics and English, word processing experience, a good level of IT competence and an experience of working within an administrative role.
The successful candidate will be working in a busy fast-paced school environment and will be the front of house and the first port of call for parents and visitors to the site. They will need to be warm and welcoming whilst presenting a professional image for the Academy.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, customer focused and organised and will have experience of Microsoft and Google packages and possess excellent communication skills. They will also be able to learn new systems quickly with training provided. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking for an administrative career within the education sector.

For more information, please contact Denise Lishman, Administration Manager at Springwell Leeds East, via email

The closing date is noon, Friday 1st July 2022 with interviews taking place the week after.
To apply please complete the application form and return by e-mail to Lauren Harper, PA to the Executive Principal at

Springwell Leeds Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An Enhanced DBS is required for this post.

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

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 shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a self disclosure form. The amendments to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provides that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’. This means that they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.