Administration Assistant - Batley Grammar School

Secondary Schools
Batley Grammar School
37 hours term time plus 10 days
£18,170-£19,392 (Actual £15, 724- £16,781)

Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of Batley Grammar School.

Batley Grammar School is a “good school” (Ofsted Oct 2018) and we continue our school improvement journey to become an outstanding school. We aim to combine our traditional ethos and culture together with a modern approach to teaching and learning. Visitors regularly comment about the friendly atmosphere and calm, purposeful learning environment being quite palpable. “Staff are proud of their school ….”; “It is a place where pupils can indeed ‘believe, grow and succeed”; “Pupils are committed to learning, they are respectful in classrooms and they try their best”; “Your school is a calm place to be, and a happy place to learn”. (Ofsted October 2018) At Batley Grammar School we value staff who take a pride in their work and in the school and who are willing to contribute fully to the life of the school including its extra-curricular programme. 

We are part of the Batley Multi Academy Trust, whose sole purpose is to provide an outstanding education through our family of schools. Batley Multi Academy Trust currently comprises Batley Girls’ High School, Upper Batley High School, Batley Grammar School, Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School and Field Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School.

We are seeking to appoint, as soon as possible, an Administrative Assistant. You will support the teaching staff in school by carrying out a range of clerical and administrative tasks to support the teachers in their work in the classroom. An ability to be flexible and to use your own initiative is required. You should have at least one year’s administrative experience and be able to communicate effectively, in both written and oral form. It is essential that you have good organisational skills as well as be confident in using ICT packages such as Microsoft. It would be an advantage to have a working knowledge of a MIS e.g. SIMS.

The school offers:

  • A strong leadership team committed to staff development and student outcomes;
  • An excellent reputation for extra-curricular opportunities, qualities we wish to preserve;
  • A particularly hard working and positive team of staff;
  • Supportive parents and governors and delightful students and pupils;
  • A comprehensive induction programme;
  • Further opportunities as we develop within Batley Multi Academy Trust.

If you meet the criteria above then we would be thrilled to hear from you.

Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form and a Personal details and Equal opportunities form, available at or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/, for consideration by our selection panel.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 25 November 2020 at 12.00 noon.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 01 December 2020.

Batley Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for Regulated Activity. Batley Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

25 November 2020, 12:00 PM

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