We are seeking to appoint an Administration Assistant (Academic Support) to join The Mary Erskine School Office on a permanent basis as soon as possible (subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks).
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator who is highly organised, with excellent communication skills and a proven track record of working in an office. The candidate will be able to multi-task and prioritise their own workload with good attention to the highest standards of accuracy. It is essential that the candidate is independent, self-motivated and has the ability to work as part of a team with full respect for confidentiality. The school office is a busy environment and all members of the team are required to use their initiative, dealing with walk-in or phone enquiries from members of staff, pupils, parents and members of the public.
This is a permanent, full-time position for 36.25 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm with 45 minutes unpaid for lunch). The salary range is £29,226 - £32,001 on the ESMS Support Staff Salary Scale G, dependent upon relevant experience and qualifications.
ESMS staff are passionate, pioneering and strive for excellence in everything they do. We value the incredible contributions they make to school life, we invest in their careers and we support their ambitions so that they flourish professionally and personally.
This year, ESMS are winners of the Independent Schools of the Year Award in the Performing Arts, Music and Drama category. Independent Schools of the Year Awards showcase transformative and innovative projects from schools across the UK and we are immensely proud that the work of our staff and students has been recognised in this way.
Staff are offered a range of benefits including: a generous holiday allowance, enhanced sick pay, family friendly policies, use of the Schools’ swimming pool and fitness room outside school hours, membership of the ESMS Discount and Benefits Scheme, including a range of discounts at 130,000 retail and entertainment locations. Staff with children at the Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools are entitled to a tuition fee discount of 40% (pro-rata) from Nursery to Sixth Form.
ESMS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and Disclosure Scotland.
Applicants must complete the Support Staff application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form to be considered for this position. Please note CVs and cover letters will not be accepted. Please submit both forms to firstname.lastname@example.org before the closing date.
Any enquiries about this position should be directed to Morven Wrinn, HR Assistant, at email@example.com
The closing date for applications is 12pm on Friday 15 December 2023. We anticipate interviews will be held week commencing 8 January 2024. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should suitable applications be received.