Admissions Officer/Administrator required as soon as possible
27.5 hours per week 10.30am - 4.30pm
Term time plus 3 weeks (41 working weeks per year). Please see job pack for more information on this.
Initially on a one year contract (with a view to this becoming permanent)
Salary - Kent Range 6: £20,222 FTE (Actual Salary £13,300)
As the first point of contact for potential new students and their parents/carers, we are looking for an Admissions Officer/Administrator who is friendly, polite and professional with excellent communication and presentation skills.
This role requires a high level of administration and IT skills. You will be able to prioritise your own workload and will understand how crucial accuracy and attention to detail are even when working to a deadline. At certain times of the year this role requires additional hours to be worked and so you need to be flexible and adaptable.
Experience of responsibility for the admissions process in a secondary school will be highly advantageous, experience of school procedures and/or of working with secondary age children will be an advantage
Key skills and experience required:
Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy with an appreciation of their importance in this role.
Excellent IT skills, particularly in Excel and Word. Skills should include the ability to sort and manipulate data in Excel and mail merge letters into Word.
Experience of using SIMS or a similar database is highly desirable.
A good level of English and the ability to proofread your own work and that of others.
Excellent administration and presentation skills.
Excellent communication skills.
A flexible approach to duties undertaken and working hours.
The ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
The ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively.
An appreciation of the necessity to maintain complete confidentiality at all times.
Experience of the admissions process in a secondary school would be an advantage, however we are happy to provide training on the admissions process for a candidate who is able to demonstrate the skills listed above.
Further details of the role and an application form can be found on our website www.dstc.kent.sch.uk, completed forms should be emailed to Lucy Jarvis ([email protected]) or posted to the school address. Applications can also be made online via Kent Teach. Applications by CV are not accepted. Closing date for applications: Thursday 27th February 2020 at 9am.
DSTC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS check will be carried out for the successful candidate.
HOW TO CONTACT US
Dartford Science and Technology College Heath Lane, Dartford, Kent DA1 2LY Tel: 01322 224309 www.dstc.kent.sch.uk
If you would like any further information please contact Lucy Jarvis on 01322 224309 or by email to [email protected]