Administrative Assistant – KS4 Pastoral

37 hours per week, term time only plus 5 days

Salary A1/A3 Actual Starting Salary £19, 880 (£12 per hour)

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, highly organised, and diligent Administrative Assistant to join our growing and supportive Pastoral Team.

We are looking for an individual who will take responsibility for the administration and associated duties of the Pastoral Team and ensure excellent communication with all parties involved in the education of our students.

Effective liaison with parents/carers will engage them as key stakeholders in their child’s educational experience.  With excellent inter-personal skills you will be empathetic but also possess the ability to be firm as appropriate.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of different administrative roles within KS4 especially, but also the wider Pastoral and Administrative Team as necessary. The role will include aspects of; attendance and behaviour procedures, pastoral support and liaison with students, staff and parents.

For our 1500 students, Horsforth School provides an engaging environment of discovery and growth. For our colleagues too, this setting offers some great benefits. Located in north-west Leeds, the school is just five miles from the city centre with its thriving retail, leisure and cultural facilities, yet on the edge of open countryside. York, Harrogate and the Dales are within easy reach.

GCSE and A Level results are consistently well above the national averages and in both 2022 and 2023 the school had the best A Level results in the whole of Leeds. Horsforth School was also named one of the top schools in Yorkshire in The Sunday Times Parent Power Guide in 2022.

If you’d like to find out more, please call 0113 226 5454. Or for full details and to download an application form, please visit and click on the vacancies tab or email

We reserve the right to call particularly strong candidates for interview before the closing date, therefore early applications are encouraged.

Closing date:   8am on Monday 15th April 2024

Start date:       ASAP

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all colleagues to share this commitment.  Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.