Vacancy: Administration Assistant

Administration Assistant

Salary: Point 4 – Point 6  (experience dependant)
37 hours per week, term time only, plus all INSET days and 2 weeks
(to be worked during Academy holidays/identified after school events)
Subject to a 6 month probationary period

The Academy is seeking to appoint an Administration Assistant who will work alongside the well-established administrative and attendance teams from March 2020.

Wingfield Academy is considered one of the best secondary schools in Rotherham and has become a very special place; all its staff and students contribute to its success. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking professional person who will show a willingness to learn and who will thrive in a child centred environment.

The successful candidate must be flexible, self-motivated, committed to providing excellent customer care, possess excellent communication skills, a professional and polite telephone manner and the ability to produce correspondence to a high standard. Applicants should have at least a good working knowledge of Microsoft applications including Word and Excel.

The position is predominately an administrative role however being based within our busy main office  you will also be representing the Academy to the local community by meeting and greeting visitors, students, parents, colleagues and taking telephone calls.  You will also work closely with the attendance team, making and receiving telephone calls and dealing with front line administration.

Candidates should be suitably skilled in numeracy, literacy and ICT and have GCSE passes in Mathematics and English at grade C or above. Candidates should have experience of interacting with young people preferably in an educational setting.

Wingfield Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. The post will require a DBS disclosure check and all references will be taken up prior to interview.

Informal discussions about the role are warmly welcomed.  Please contact the Headteacher’s PA; Amanda Cook on 01709 513002 or email

  • Closing Date: Friday 7th February at 12noon
  • Shortlisting: Friday 7th February (PM)
  • Interview Date: Thursday 13th February
  • Start Date: (Preferred) Monday 16th March

Further Information

Vacancy: Associate Senior Leader: English

Associate Senior Leader: English

  • Salary: L6 to L10
  • Required: Easter or September 2020
  • Closing Date: 12noon on Friday 31st January
  • Shortlisting: Monday 3rd/Tuesday 4th February
  • Interviews: Monday 10th February

Are you looking for an exciting career opportunity that involves leading the English faculty towards outstanding?

 Do you aspire to becoming an Assistant/Deputy Headteacher in the next two years?

 2019 marked another fantastic year at Wingfield Academy. It delivered the third consecutive year of remarkable examination results, placing it once again as the second highest performing school in Rotherham and in the top 7% nationally for progress.  It is anticipated that in 2020 Wingfield Academy will be the first secondary school to join the highly successful post 16 MAT, New Collaborative Learning Trust and in doing so it will lead the development of the secondary arm. This is a very exciting time for the Academy.

This extremely rare opportunity to take up a senior role within this amazing Academy gives the successful candidate the chance to join a supportive leadership team, committed and hardworking staff on their journey towards outstanding.

Wingfield Academy is looking for a passionate, inspirational and committed Associate Senior Leader(English) who will:

  • Strategically lead the direction and development of English to ensure outcomes continue to be above the national average.
  • Take up an area of whole school improvement, literacy and student’s vocabulary
  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner
  • Lead by example
  • Demand the highest expectations and standards in all aspects of school life.
  • Able to lead on the implementation of evidenced based research across the Academy.
  • Demonstrate impact, creativity and high levels of personal integrity.
  • Be uncompromising in their pursuit of the best outcomes for young people.

In return we can offer you: 

  • A ‘child centred, progress focussed’ school ethos.
  • A school with a well-established culture of hard work and high expectations
  • A welcoming and supportive community
  • The opportunity to work with a passionate and hardworking team of staff.
  • Opportunities to develop the skills and qualities to become an Assistant/Deputy Headteacher in the future.
  • An excellent CPD package, including a further comprehensive programme of professional development provided through the New Collaborative Teaching School Alliance.
  • A supportive loyal and committed Leadership team and Trust Board with a clear vision of raising standards of teaching and learning and positive behaviour.
  • A cohort of students with high standards of behaviour and a willingness to learn.

If this sounds like a place for you then why not join our dynamic team as Associate senior leader (English) and be part of the driving force to ensure we become outstanding and the number one choice for parents in the locality.

All applications must be on the Wingfield Academy application form. In your application you are invited to write a supporting statement of no more than two sides of A4 which outline how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the job description criteria.

Informal discussions about the role and a visit to the Academy are warmly welcomed.  Please contact the Headteacher’s PA; Amanda Cook on 01709 513002 to make an appointment to visit.

Applications should be emailed to

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