Office Administrator (Pastoral & Staff Support), Bath and North East Somerset

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Royal High School Bath Senior SchoolBath and North East Somerset

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,788- £18,815 pa dependent on experience
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Contract term: 7 months (approx.) maternity cover

We are seeking to appoint an experienced administrator from September 2019 to provide general administration support to The Deputy Head (Pastoral), Teachers, Support staff and HR. 

The role will include dealing with students, parents and visitors professionally on a day-to-day basis and supporting the Deputy Head and HR Advisor with admin tasks including handling of confidential material.

The successful candidate will have experience in a customer-focussed role and excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to relate well to people on all levels with sensitivity, tact and diplomacy. We are looking for a flexible and well-organised individual with the ability to multi task to join our team.

This role is based in our main office, which can be a busy environment with regular contact with students and visitors; therefore, the ability to work well under pressure and someone with a friendly approach is key.

About the School:

Royal High School Bath is a highly rewarding place to work and is part of the national network of GDST schools dedicated to leadership in girls’ education. We offer excellent facilities and resources and a warm, friendly and supportive working environment.

Join us to develop your career in a creative and innovative environment with a generous salary and benefits package. Be part of the national network of GDST schools dedicated to leadership in girls’ education.


As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes 
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • 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
  • Free lunches during term time
  • Access to our free BUPA Employee Assistance programme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

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

Applications must be received by Monday 19th August 2019.

Interviews will take place on either Thursday 29th or Friday 30th August 2019.

All candidates should ensure that they are able to make the above interview dates before applying as short notice is given. You will be required to attend the school for approximately 3 hours during the afternoon of the date stated above.

Royal High School Bath and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Registered Charity No. 306983

More about Royal High School Bath Senior School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior School and Sixth Form, Lansdown Road, Bath, North East Somerset, BA1 5SZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1225 313877
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Royal High School Bath was formed in 1998 with the successful merger of two very fine independent girls’ schools, both with histories going back to the middle of the 19th Century. It enjoys wonderful facilities for learning and recreation and our stu...