Administrative Assistant

Forward Education Trust
Lea Hall Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands
£14,225 to £15,706 (pro rata of £18,607 to £20,544)
14 Sep 2021
19 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Lea Hall Academy

Hallmoor Road

Kitts Green


B33 9QY

Telephone Number: 0121 809 1510

Email Address:

Job Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours per week: 36.5 per week, term time only

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to recruit an Administrative Assistant to play a key role within our new school, Lea Hall Academy opening September 2021.

Lea Hall is part of Forward Education Trust, a rapidly growing Multi Academy Trust established in 2017 serving special schools across the West Midland area.

The successful candidate will be professional, able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. They will be able to multitask and deal accurately with the varied workload. They will have strong ICT, literacy and communication skills.

The successful candidate will support the Senior School Administrator in being responsible for providing an efficient and effective administrative service to the new school. Responsibilities will include:

• providing receptionist support to the school and being the first contact in receiving visitors, staff and pupils to the school

• providing administrative support to the school Head Teacher, Senior Management Team and Teachers as and when required, as appropriate

• providing support to the school’s administrative function

• providing pupil and staff attendance support to the school

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

This is a great opportunity to help shape the future of the school to ensure an efficient and effective administrative service is provided to all stakeholders both internal and external.

The Trust is committed to providing continuous professional development for all staff and will endeavour to offer a supportive, motivating, and engaging working environment to all staff.

Closing Date: 19 September 2021, 12 midnight

Interview Date: To be confirmed

To apply, please visit our website.

Please note that only Forward Education Trust Application forms will be accepted via our online portal; we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV) or accept them in place of an application form.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

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