Sixth Form Administrator

Required from August 2024
Term time only plus three weeks in August

Salary: £18,897 (Full-time equivalent of £24,000 – £26,000 per annum)

Bedford Modern School (BMS) is an outstanding HMC independent co-educational day school for students aged 7-18. Our community is a friendly, happy and supportive one and all of the 350 staff members, spanning both teaching and non-teaching roles, help to make BMS a very special place to work.

We are seeking a Sixth Form Administrator to play a crucial role in supporting the Director of Sixth Form and the wider Sixth Form team. Your responsibilities will include administrative tasks, organisational assistance, and communication within the Sixth Form Centre. You will work independently under general direction, ensuring the smooth operation of administrative processes.

Applicants will have high levels of admin experience in a busy office environment and experience working with young people coupled with a good standard of education and strong organisational skills. You will have excellent oral and written communication skills with a good sense of humour and genuine interest in young people.

The post will be for 35 hours per week to be worked Monday-Friday 08.00 – 3.30pm, with a half-an-hour unpaid lunch break, during term time plus three weeks during August.

In return, we can offer a friendly and supportive working environment, CPD opportunities available through our membership of the Harpur Trust, the option to be part of a private healthcare scheme, a generous pension scheme, free lunches (in term time) and free parking.

We encourage applications from all communities as we want to have a workforce that reflects the social, cultural and ethnic diversity of our students.

Closing date: Tuesday 18 June 2024

Interview: Wednesday 26 June 2024

Any internal candidates must apply through Employee Self Service.  Please see the guide in the company news area.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The School may carry out online searches on shortlisted applicants.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  The School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions on a self-declaration form in advance of attending an interview.

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