Learning Support Administrator
We have an exciting part-time, term-time Administrator opportunity within our Learning Support Department. The successful candidate will provide admin support to the Learning Support Department as directed by the Head of Learning Support
- To liaise with the Head of Learning Support and the Learning Support Teachers about the administrative support required for the department;
- To confidently use a variety of computer-based systems (e.g. Office, OneDrive, Teams, SAS, Firefly etc.);
- To sort through electronic documents and create files as outlined by Head of Learning Support and Deputy Head of Learning Support;
- To enter data and information accurately and swiftly;
- To help manage and oversee resources and files;
- To mail merge and type letters;
- Where required, undertake regulated activity, such as unsupervised contact with children, ensuring that safeguarding procedures are followed and providing safe and effective care at all times.
- Good understanding and effective implementation of Child Protection procedures
- Commitment and promotion of equality, diversity & inclusion;
- All positions at Eton are classed as ‘regulated activity’ as per the Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 guidance, therefore a good understanding of safeguarding procedures is essential;
- Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, including by not limited to, completing safeguarding training as required, and ensuring any safeguarding updates issued by the College are read and understood;
- Understand and comply with procedures and legislation relating to confidentiality.
The Ideal Candidate
To be successful in this role you will need:
- Previous experience working in a busy administrative position and juggling competing priorities;
- Very good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel;
- Experience of data entry and mail merging letters;
- Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal;
- Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
- The role will be from 9am to 5pm on two days per week with an hour unpaid for lunch each day, during school term time plus three days at the start and end of each term. This is the equivalent of working 14 hours per week over 35 working weeks per year;
- You are entitled to 5.6 weeks paid holiday per annum, meaning you will be paid for 40.6 weeks in total. The remaining 11.4 weeks of the year are considered unpaid leave (although you will be paid over 12 months). You are required to take your annual leave during non-term periods, excluding the 3 days before the start of the term, as these are periods you are required to work. If a bank holiday falls during term time this is considered a normal working day, and you will receive a day’s holiday in lieu.
Eton College offers a wide range of benefits, including; an 11% employer contribution to your pension (with 4.9% employee contribution), Employee Assistance Programme, enhanced Maternity / Paternity scheme (where applicable), free eyecare vouchers, a cycle to work scheme, subsidised lunches during term time, free access to the College’s sport and leisure facilities and discount at local retailers and businesses.
About the College
We are an equal opportunities employer and are seeking applications from suitable candidates from all backgrounds. We are dedicated to creating and sustaining an environment that values individuality and difference and celebrates the diversity of both staff and pupils by fostering perseverance, tolerance and integrity. We believe in equal opportunity for everyone, irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or socio-economic background.
If you have any queries about the application process or any problem with submitting your application online, the Recruitment Team will be happy to help. Should you require any reasonable adjustments to be made or facilities provided to enable you to apply online, please do not hesitate to contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org so we can make adjustments accordingly.
Eton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including reference checks with past employers, an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and, where applicable, a Barred List, Prohibition and EEA checks. If you are successful in your application, you will be required to complete a DBS Disclosure Application Form. Any information disclosed will be handled in accordance with any guidance and/or Code of Practice published by the DBS. The College is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered as “spent” under the Act) must be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. It is a criminal offence for any person who is barred from working with children to attempt to apply for a position at the College.