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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    5 January 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£18,184.00 - £18,852.00 Annually (Actual)

Administration Assistant job summary


Working in partnership to make a difference

Administration Assistant -

37 hours Monday to Friday, term time only plus 5 days

Working hours 8.00am – 4.00pm Monday to Thursday, 8.00am – 3.30pm Friday

Pay range B1 - £21,189 – £21,968 pa, pro rata (£10.98 per hour)

Actual Salary £18,184 – £18,852 per annum approximately


We cater for pupils between the ages of 2 and 19 with a range of learning difficulties and disabilities, on specialist sites and mainstream partnership schools.

We are looking for an experienced, suitably qualified and Administration Assistant to join our excellent administration team working within our Farnley partnership currently.

The successful candidate will have an enthusiasm and commitment to supporting children and the organisation’s aim in making a difference.

The range of duties will include reception duties, word processing, data input, filing, maintaining records and general administrative duties.

We are looking for somebody with the following skills and attributes:

  • Conscientious professional who can show a commitment to the ethos and values of our school
  • Solution focused, team player and comfortable using own initiative
  • Experienced administrator with a breadth of knowledge, skills and understanding of office administration with demonstrable experience of working in a busy office environment
  • Maths & English at GCSE Grade C or above
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to liaise confidently with staff, pupils, parents and other educational professionals.
  • Excellent ICT skills and proficient in MS Office
  • Polite, professional and friendly manner
  • School office experience advantageous although not essential
  • Car driver to work across other sites within the SILC as required

If this sounds like you and you would like to join our friendly and supportive team, we would like to hear from you. Further details are available in the job description and person specification.

West SILC is wholly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are made subject to an Enhanced DBS. If you are interested in applying, please complete an application form, explaining how your skills and experiences would help you succeed in this role at West SILC.

We think it is important for prospective candidates to visit the school. Please contact Alison Kirby, Business Manager - 0113 3408122 to arrange a convenient time to visit.

Further information and application packs are available online and should be returned to recruitment@westsilc.org

Closing date: Friday 5th January 2024 at 12.00 Noon

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About West Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 19
School size
245 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

School location

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