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Centre School Administrator

Salary: £21,013 - £23,673 per annum, incl LA + 35 Days + Bank Holidays

Expiry date: 28/10/2021

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Here at Merton College, we are now looking for an Administrator to provide administration support to the Head of School and curriculum staff in order to support the effective management and delivery of the curriculum and its operation within a designated centre.

Working in a team and liaising with curriculum staff and cross-college services on student and staff matters, you will manage enquiries and administration tasks relating to courses. You’ll also provide effective and flexible support for ad-hoc business tasks and events such as those linked to enrolment, progression and admissions within each centre.

To join us as Centre School Administrator, you’ll have high level of computer literacy and experience of providing strong administrative support within a fast-paced environment. Able to work effectively under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines, you will be able to work according to set procedures and have the ability to build good working relationships to deliver tasks effectively. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are imperative, as is the ability to use own initiative, organise and prioritise.

Experience of working in a curriculum setting is desirable, as is experience of liaising and supporting students, parents and staff, achieving successful resolutions to enquiries.

Closing date for the return of an online application form is 28th October 2021

The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 23 days plus up to 7 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. This leave is all in addition to Bank Holiday entitlement. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.

South Thames Colleges group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process.