Admissions Assistant, Felsted, Essex, CM7 9RT

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Felsted SchoolFelsted, Essex, CM7 9RT
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Start date: Ideally, the successful person will start on 03 April 2019.
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: The hourly rate is competitive and is above the national minimum wage. Please contact us for details.
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Maternity Cover (one year fixed-term contract) | 37.5 hours per week | All-year round (52 weeks per annum)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and exceptionally organised individual to support the Schools’ Admissions Office. This is a varied role that will include the management of data, all aspects of customer service and liaison with relevant departments to ensure the Admissions Office runs efficiently and effectively across the key admissions processes.  

The successful candidate must have experience of working within an Admissions Office together with excellent administrate, communication and organisational skills who can be accurate whilst working to specific deadlines. It is essential you can act confidentially, remain calm and professional during busy periods while able to work with key stakeholders effectively in a warm, friendly and professional manner. We particularly welcome applications from those who have prior experience of working within the Education Sector.

This role is a fixed-term position up to one year to cover a period of maternity leave. The hours of work are Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm, all-year round, with the occasional weekend day to support Open Days and School events. The hourly rate is competitive and is above the national minimum wage. Please contact us for details.

Further information and a full job description can be found within the ‘Role Information Pack’.

Benefits include free life assurance and parking, contributory pension scheme, lunch on full days worked, unlimited use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities, on-site Coffee Shop by illy and membership to Felsted Connect; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers.

Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of Schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities. 

We are rated ‘Excellent in every aspect' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate. 

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 15 February 2019 at 9:00am. Interviews will be held on Thursday 21 February 2019. Ideally, the successful person will start on 03 April 2019.

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website to complete our online application process.

Felsted School is committed to equal opportunities, the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all employees are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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