Post Title:

Learners First Administrator

Job Reference Number:


Contract Terms :

37 hours p/wk
Term time plus 3 weeks – 42 weeks p/a

Salary Range:

£18,870 – £20,541 (Full Time Equivalent)

Application deadline:

5.00pm on Thursday, 20th September 2018

Post Overview:

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for an administrator to join Learners First, a successful Teaching School partnership based in South Yorkshire, on a permanent (term time + 3 weeks) contract.

Due to significant growth and further national accreditation, we are seeking an enthusiastic and reliable administrator to provide efficient, effective and professional administrative support within this vibrant and forward thinking organisation. The role will be challenging yet rewarding and will require the successful individual to undertake administrative duties related to all aspects of the organisation.

A proven ability in providing exceptional administrative support is essential and, due to the nature of the role and the organisation, an ability to use initiative and work independently as well as to follow instruction and work as part of a team is imperative. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, thrive under pressure, resourceful and highly organised with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and a good sense of humour. The ability to form good working relationships with schools and their leaders, be solution focussed and liaise confidently with a wide range of people whilst maintaining confidentiality are all fundamental aspects of the role.

A flexible approach to work, excellent ICT skills and a strong command of the English language (spoken and written) are prerequisites. The successful candidate will also have a keen eye for detail, be committed to producing work of the highest quality, and importantly, display a high level of commitment to the role and the endeavours of the organisation.

It is an exciting time to join the Learners First team and applications are welcomed from individuals who have a keen interest in working within the education sector and contributing to improving the outcomes and wider life chances of children and young people.

Additional information:

Completed applications should be returned to:

Learners First Schools Partnership
c/o Wickersley School & Sports College, Bawtry Road, Wickersley, Rotherham. S66 1JL

or returned by email to Mr. Kevin Ward (Director of HR/Premises) at

Application documents: