Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible, upon completion of pre-employment checks

  • Closing date

    23 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

B1 - Actual Salary £21,189 - £21,9683

What skills and experience we're looking for

Be responsible for opening student reception and ensuring it is staffed from 08:00 hours each morning, including student break times, lunchtimes and after school.

  • Act as the first point of contact for student reception providing courteous, professional, calm, and friendly support for students.
  • Greet all incoming students, attend to parent/carers and visitors arriving at student reception and redirect as appropriate.
  • Meet and greet all new admission students to Leeds City Academy.
  • Deal with student enquiries efficiently, and in a pleasant and courteous manner.
  • Undertake student reception duties, retrieving telephone messages and emails, answering routine telephone and face to face enquiries.
  • Deal with student requests, such as telephoning home, taking notes, delivering items to students, and collecting students.
  • Manage the signing in and out of students, in line with the safeguarding protocols and liaising with main reception, as required, to ensure protocols are followed.
  • First aid; act as first responder, look after sick and injured students, liaise with staff and parents.
  • Maintain the academy accident register, keeping up to date records of all accidents and minor injuries, in accordance with the academy policy.
  • Inform Year Managers of any students who require risk assessments; for students returning to school with illness or injury e.g., crutches, slings, casts.
  • Following current protocols and in accordance with academy policy, administer medication to students who have a care plan in place or require medication during the school day.
  • Maintain the central student locker database and support students with enquiries relating to this.
  • Maintain and manage the uniform shop, planners, and student stationery, ensuring stock is accounted for and distributed.
  • Provide routine clerical support e.g., reprographics, filing, scanning, emailing, completing routine forms, word-processing and other IT based tasks as directed.
  • Support the Pastoral Team at the start of the school day; making telephone calls to parent/carers.

What the school offers its staff

This is an extremely exciting time to be joining Leeds City Academy, one of the most rapidly improving schools within the Leeds area and county of West Yorkshire. We are an 11-16 academy and one of four schools within White Rose Academies Trust, a trust recognised nationally for its ground-breaking and transformational impact on the lives of the young people it serves. The academy had a Section 5 Inspection in May 2019 achieving an overall Good judgement with Leadership and Management judged as Outstanding.

Our highly motivated and talented students are at the very centre of everything we do and the shared mission of all our stakeholders is to work ‘In Partnership’ in securing the aspirations and ambitions of every one of our young people. Our academy is a unique and truly inspirational place to work, enhanced by our wonderful students who come from a diverse range of cultures, heritage and experiences; a significant proportion of students speak English as an additional language.

Our CPD training programme is highly respected by staff at the academy and is further enhanced by the various opportunities for professional development in all sectors.

Please apply if you wish to work for a Multi Academy Trust which values and supports the next move in your career. Come and join us on our journey to becoming World Class.

Applying for the job

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About Leeds City Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
877 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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