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Administrator - Education Sector

£19,000 - £21,500

£19,000 - £21,500, Redhill

8:45am – 5pm plus excellent benefits


This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join this leading vocational College in Surrey. The purpose of this role is to provide an effective administrative and secretarial service to support the department.


There will be a requirement for the post holder to work flexibly and ensure that there is appropriate cover provided according to the demands of the service. There will be a requirement for the post holder to work flexibly and ensure that there is appropriate cover provided according to the demands of the service, which may include evenings and weekends.


What will your working week be like?


  • Assist with departmental organisation and take part in key College events, such as enrolment, Open Day/Evenings etc
  • Assist the Head of Department in the effective collation of retention data, learner surveys and other documentation if required
  • Enrolling learners on courses as directed
  • Process course cancellations and refunds which includes contacting students.
  • Processing course and student amendments when required
  • Arranging meetings, including accommodation and provision of refreshments, preparing and circulating documentation
  • Respond to queries in a timely and professional manner, ensuring a high level of customer service at all times
  • Attend meetings, prepare agendas and take minutes as required
  • Managing diaries for the departmental team
  • Working with the members of the department to ensure the timely and accurate recording of sickness, annual leave and other absence of staff, ensuring the data collected is communicated to the HR Department
  • Ensuring that stocks of stationery and office supplies are maintained
  • Using, creating and maintaining simple databases and spreadsheets as required
  • Developing and maintaining effective filing systems for the storage and prompt retrieval of information/papers


Who will suit this role?


The ideal candidate will have previous experience working within the education sector. You must have the maturity to confidently manage students between the ages of 14 to 18, to support and guide them throughout further education.


  • Strong MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint experience
  • Strong attention to detail, planning and coordinating
  • Experience of setting up and using administration systems
  • Minimum A Level qualified
  • Results Focus; Drive to Achieve Excellence, Technical Skills & Professionalism
  • Focus on Delivery; Organisational Awareness, Customer/Student Focus
  • Self Motivation; Adaptability & Flexibility, Accountability


Please note – successful applicants must undertake a full DBS check (criminal records check) and full five-year referencing is required.


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