Care Experienced Administrator
Fixed Term until 19th July 2024
At Kirklees College we are always looking for new talent, and welcome applications from all sectors.
Whether in a teaching & learning role or in one of our specialised Business Support functions, you’ll be involved in nurturing and developing the next generation of construction workers, engineers, health workers and countless others.
We’re already a successful college, but we’re continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Pastoral Department within the Student Experience Directorate at Kirklees College. The role is cross college and flexibility to travel to other college sites is required of the successful candidate.
The overall purpose of the role is to deliver efficient, professional and effective administration duties to the team which supports Care Experienced students at Kirklees College. Duties include attendance reporting, timetable reviews, letter drafting and preparation and coordination of PEP (Personal Education Plan) reviews and LAC (Looked after children) reviews e.g. diarising, room bookings, minute taking, typing letters etc. and dealing promptly with tasks set.
The successful candidate will be able to accurately and efficiently input data, maintain records and provide accurate reports for funding and quality purposes e.g. attendance, retention, achievement and progression data as directed by their line manager.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working in administration in a similar environment/industry, or ability to demonstrate level of experience. The ideal candidate will also have experience in customer service as well as meeting deadlines. The qualifications deemed essential for the post are a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in literacy and numeracy (e.g. GCSE English and Maths at grade A*-C) and it is desirable to be educated to Level 3 e.g. BTEC, NVQ, A-Level equivalent. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is also essential for the post.
Due to the nature of our work, it’s essential you’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
We believe learning is not just for our students: it’s an important part of working here too. Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring leaders. You’ll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel.
We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another. Kirklees College is a large successful FE college, currently Ofsted graded as Good, operating across Kirklees with centres based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury.
Hours/weeks: 18.5 hours, 38 weeks (term-time plus 2 weeks)
Closing Date: 18th June 2023
(We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications)
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As an employer we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of an individuals’ sex, age, religion, race, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, maternity or care leaver status. We are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce. Please note that any job offer is subject to pre-employment checks including a DBS check, online searches and references from former employers, in line with guidance from Department for Education.
For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.