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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    22 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£17,895.00 - £18,370.00 Annually (Actual) Band 4 SCP 3/4 TTO Plus 3 Days

Receptionist ( Senior School) job summary

Bradford Girls' Grammar School is seeking a school Receptionist  t act as the initial point of contact for incoming phone calls, visitors, parents, and pupils with a professional, helpful, and friendly approach. Be responsible for providing flexible, productive, and responsive administrative service to the teaching team, management team and support staff thereby contributing towards the smooth running of the school.  In addition, it is essential that the person for this role is organised, able to multi-task, work flexibly and have a ‘can do’ approach to work, as no two days are the same. The receptionist is also required to assist the Office Manager with various administrative tasks.

Bradford Girls’ Grammar School is a heavily oversubscribed through-school of around a thousand students, located in the outskirts of Bradford city centre. Established in 1875, the school is rich in history and has a strong record of providing an outstanding education. Previously a girls’ independent school, Bradford Girls’ Grammar School became a Free School in 2013 and now most recently an Academy taking both girls and boys into its primary school, Lady Royd Primary. The Senior School has remained a girls’ school.

Our school is expanding to better meet the needs of the locality. We now have an intake of five forms (145 students) into Year 7. These students are drawn from Lady Royd Primary, siblings, and by way of a fair banding process from across Bradford. We no longer have selective entry; our student intake is truly comprehensive.

We are aiming to be a beacon of success and every indicator we have indicates that we will achieve this goal.  Continuing to recruit high calibre staff is a key priority of our strategy. Our staff show exceptional dedication and commitment to our students Staff enjoy working here and we pride ourselves in the care and support that we give one another. As a result, there is a real team spirit in the school and people enjoy being part of our school community.

We offer fantastic support and professional development to staff which ensures that they are equipped with all the necessary skills to deliver excellent lessons to the students daily. We are part of Bradford Diocesan Academies Trust (BDAT), which provides extensive CPD and career opportunities for staff, whilst also retaining the values, special character and history of Bradford Girls’ Grammar School.

This clearly is an exciting time to join our school as we build on our strong foundations to become a modern forward-thinking centre of excellence. If you would like to join our team, then please complete the application form. Any further details can be obtained from the school directly. I look forward to hearing from you.

Should you wish to apply for this position, please send the following:

·          A completed application form.  Applications should be made electronically via the school website under the vacancies section or by following the link below:

Bradford Girls' Grammar School - Vacancies (bggs.com)

Appointments made are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff, visitors, and volunteers to share this commitment.


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 Bradford Girls' Grammar School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
School size
1031 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

School location

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