Administration Assistant – Educational Visits, Lichfield, Staffordshire

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King Edward VI School LichfieldLichfield, Staffordshire

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Start date: Required as soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Local Authority Grade 4, £17,391 - £18,319 per annum (starting £9.01 per hour) – pay award pending
Contract term: Permanent

We require an Administration Assistant to join our support staff team with a particular focus on coordinating Educational Visits and providing administrative support for the Duke of Edinburgh Award programme. This role is essential in supporting the large number of local, national and international visits that take place as part of school life and supports wider enrichment opportunities for students. The role involves liaison with colleagues across the school and would suit someone who thrives on a proactive approach. 

To be successful, you will have excellent administrative and IT skills and will be highly efficient and organised. You will be able to deal sensitively with a variety of situations with external organisations, staff, students and parents. A calm, flexible approach and highly accurate written communication are essential. 

The job description is generic but there will be every opportunity as part of the interview process to discuss the role in detail. 

The salary scale is the Local Authority’s Grade 4, £17,391 - £18,319 per annum (starting at £9.01 per hour, pay award pending). Actual starting salary will be approximately £12,191 per annum. Working hours are 8:30am to 3:00pm Monday to Friday with a 30-minute lunch break. 

King Edward VI School is a popular 11-18 comprehensive school rated Good by OfSTED in 2017 with recognition of outstanding practice and high expectations. The school is well-regarded within the area and Lichfield is a small, vibrant cathedral city which is easily accessible from the surrounding areas. 

For further information about our school, please visit or telephone us on 01543 255714. 

If you feel that this is the school and role for you, please complete the application form and recruitment monitoring form and send them back to us via email: 

Closing date: Noon on Monday, 16th September 2019.

Interview date: As soon as possible after the closing date. 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions. 

More about King Edward VI School Lichfield
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Upper St John Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9EE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1543 255714
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