Administrative Assistant

Oxford High School for Girls GDSTOxfordshire

Hours: Part time, 18 hours, term time only

Oxford High School is looking for an Administrative Assistant to support the Director of Sixth Form and Head of Careers.

This is an exciting opportunity to use your first class organisational and administrative skills to play an important role in the Sixth Form and Career programmes of a leading independent day school based in the heart of Oxford.

Key to the role will be excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to maintain a high level of efficiency. You will also need to be able to remain calm under pressure, with the ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines. Proven experience in office administration is also required.

If you have the passion to work in a leading independent day school, we would love to hear from you.

In return, we offer you a great community in which to work where ideas are welcomed.

About Oxford High School:

Oxford High School is Oxford’s oldest girls’ school and provides a vibrant, dynamic and creative environment for staff and pupils alike.

Since its foundation over 140 years ago in the heart of Oxford’s historic city centre, Oxford High School has been innovative and pioneering in its approach to girls’ education.

Today, Oxford High School is a happy and vibrant place to work. As well as our commitment to girls’ education, we are committed to investing in our staff’s personal development through training and learning initiatives and via the Girls’ Day School Trust network.


As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the leading and largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, we offer a variety of benefits, which include:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • Free school lunches
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and to apply please click on the apply button.

Closing date: Monday 19th April 2021 at 9am.

Interview date: Friday 23rd April 2021.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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