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  • Start date details

    2nd September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£4,036.34 - £4,165.61 Annually (Actual) 7.5hrs per week. Salary is pro rated to 39 weeks per year

Receptionist/Administrator job summary

Salary Scale: B1. Point 4-6

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 7.5 per week - term time only + 5 training days

Hours of work: 7.45am- 4.15pm Thurs (slight variation of hours or day can be discussed)

Responsible to: School Business Manager

Start Date: 2nd September 2024

Job Advertised: 11th June 2024

Closing Date: 4th July 2024

Interviews: w/c 8th July 2024

Welcome to our school,

Broomfield SILC is a generic special school for pupils aged 2 to 19 years with 3 sites: our main site and 3 partnership sites at Windmill Primary, Rodillian Secondary and White Rose Post 16. The SILC is based in the South of Leeds and caters for a wide range of needs from moderate learning difficulties; severe learning difficulties; complex and multiple learning needs; Autism and social and emotional and mental health needs. Some students have additional needs – physical; medical; speech and language; visual, hearing or sensory impairment. We are a very popular choice for parents and carers and currently have 228 pupils on roll.

Broomfield secured a ‘Good’ Ofsted in March 2023 where inspectors commented that leaders have ‘high ambitions’ and ‘high aspirations for all pupils’ and that ‘staff are proud to work in our school’. I am very proud of our school community where staff are committed to supporting young people to fulfil their potential and prepare them fully for their future, particularly focusing on communication, independence, and emotional regulation.

We are looking for a Receptionist/ Administrator on main site who will manage a busy reception office with effective organisational skills; excellent customer service skills and a solution focused approach.

We are looking for a highly motivated and committed Receptionist/ Administrator who enjoys working with varied stakeholders, including adults and children. You will need the ability to work under pressure, organise and prioritise work and meet deadlines. You will understand; and have empathy with the issues facing children/young people with special educational needs and disabilities and their families.

The successful candidate will need to be able to work both independently and as part of a committed team and job/share. You will need to be able to maintain accurate records, prioritise work to meet conflicting deadlines.

The successful candidate will be the first point of contact for all stakeholders therefore, we require someone who has 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 candidate has 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

A workplace that listens to all staff and values their skillset and contribution

We are looking for:

Excellent customer service skills

Experience of dealing with confidential and sensitive data and working in line with GDPR guidelines

A good working knowledge of school administrative procedures

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

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

Kathryn Bryan

Headteacher

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.


Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Access: The Broomfield main site and our partnership sites have disabled access facilities, including a lift.

For further details and recruitment pack please contact Lyndsay Beddoes by email lyndsay.beddoes@broomfieldschool.org.uk visit our website; www.broomfieldschool.org.uk

or by telephoning 0113 277 1603

Please note that Broomfield South SILC operates No Smoking or vaping policy

Reg Charity no; 1143948

Commitment to safeguarding

Broomfield SILC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

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About Broomfield South SILC

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

We are an all-age generic special school serving South Leeds. We cater for a wide range of learning needs from moderate learning difficulties; severe learning difficulties; complex and multiple learning needs to Asperger’s and Autism. Some students have additional needs – physical; medical; speech and language; visual, hearing or sensory impairment.

Many pupils are based on our main Broomfield site and in addition some within our mainstream partnership sites - Windmill Music Federation and Rodillian Academy, where opportunities for mainstream inclusion are maximised, if appropriate.

Our motto is ‘Investing in Individuals, Transforming Lives’ reflected in our aim to provide a nurturing and stimulating school environment in which all pupils are encouraged to adopt a healthy lifestyle and feel happy, safe and secure. Our pupils demonstrate a strong sense of community and fairness for all. We endeavour to help our pupils take their place in society and be tolerant, understanding and respectful of the rights of others.

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