Senior Administration Officer, Birmingham

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King Edward's SchoolBirmingham

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £20,100 per annum (actual)
Contract term: Permanent

King Edward's School is seeking to appoint an experienced, positive and proactive Senior Administration Officer who will support the Chief Master and the School Administration Manager in the running of the School office, organisation of events and recruitment of staff. 

The role is central to the service provided to the School and the role holder will become a source of information and a point of contact for pupils, parents and staff, so therefore strong communication and customer service skills are required. There is a strong emphasis on the flexible proactive management of tasks and accurate handling of sensitive data, requiring excellent attention to detail. The role provides an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to utilise their wide-ranging administrative skills in a School environment. 

The role will report to the School Administration Manager and is a term-time position, 37 hours per week, 5 days a week, plus 15 days to be worked in the holidays. The position has been evaluated at Grade 6, SCP 15 on the Support Staff salary scale, which equates to an actual salary of £20,100 per annum (£23,820 per annum full-time equivalent).

King Edward’s is one of the most interesting, diverse and intellectually ambitious independent schools in the country, situated in a green ‘oasis’ close to the heart of England’s second city; both the school and the city are at an exciting stage of development.  

Further details and an application form can be found on the school’s website, 

Applications, including a letter and a completed application form, should be sent by email to Becky Smith, HR Manager at  

Closing Date: noon on Wednesday 21 March 2018

Interviews: on or around Monday 26 March 2018

King Edward’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.



An Independent HMC Day School for Boys aged 11-18

850 pupils, 210 in the Sixth Form 

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More about King Edward's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2UA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 472 1672
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King Edward’s School is an independent boys’ secondary school with sixth form, located in Edgbaston, Birmingham. There are approximately 850 pupils aged 11-18. The school shares its site with King Edward VI High School for Girls – the schools are sep...