Management Administrator

Job Reference: MA/07.2024

Salary: This is a part time role with an actual salary of up to £12,805.50 per annum, and a full-time equivalent salary of up to £25,611 per annum.

Working Hours: 16.5 hours per week over 4 days, working one in four Fridays, 52 weeks per year.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a management administrator to join our executive and secretarial department.

The purpose of the role is to provide an effective administrative service for the Senior Leadership Team. Provide a professional service at all times, managing consistency with administration across the College

The successful applicant must have:

  • The ability to demonstrate a strong written and oral communications skills
  • Good spelling, grammar, and impeccable attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Word, Excel and Power Point
  • The ability to build relationships, particularly with those in leadership and management positions
  • The ability to present information to a wide range of audiences.
  • Creative, problem-solver, innovative and flexible
  • The ability to be highly motivated, organised who can work effectively with minimal supervision, but who also enjoys being in a team environment
  • Excellent planning, prioritisation and time management skills, plus ability to respond effectively to changing workloads and priorities
  • High levels of integrity and discretion
  • Strong regard for confidentiality and the sensitive nature of the data processed
  • The ability to demonstrate flexibility

The roles main duties include:

  • Providing a comprehensive administration support service for the Executive College Management team in order for them to effectively carry out their duties, meet deadlines and comply with college policy and procedures, including arranging meetings and performance reviews.
  • Providing support for the apprenticeship quality requirements and be responsible for all apprenticeship administration in order to improve the quality of the apprenticeship provision.
  • Arranging and minute meetings as appropriate and ensure a consistent approach across college.
  • Managing the college’s Praise and Complaints procedure and ensure complaints are managed within the specified period.
  • Supporting with the management teams with the onboarding process with new college staff.
  • Scheduling, organising and supporting with duties carried out by the Vice Principals. This will include working with Heads of Curriculum, Curriculum Leaders and Assessors to collate or gather data.
  • Supporting the wider College Management team with duties as and when required, for example general administration and college events.
  • Carrying out all duties professionally with the highest level of confidentiality.

This role requires you to engage in regulatory activity in the FE sector. The full definition of regulatory activity is set out in the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 as amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012. Regulated activity includes teaching, instructing, caring for or supervising children if the person is unsupervised.

Fancy a 4-day working week*?

Grantham College operate a 4-day working week. Staff benefit from a reduction in working hours with full pay. You will work core hours (based on a full-time equivalent contract) of Monday to Thursday, working a Friday morning once a month. 

Grantham College experience positive benefits from the 4-day week, including improvement to staff wellbeing and morale. We have also seen benefits in terms of reduced staff turnover leading to greater consistency of performance for our students and apprentices. The number of staff sickness absence days has reduced alongside the energy usage for the college and therefore its carbon emissions. We have also seen improvements in key quality indicators such as student attendance and retention and we are confident this will feed through into improved achievement rates and more positive outcomes for our students.

What we offer you in return:

  • An excellent pension scheme :
    • Local Government: Employer Contribution 24.5% 
  • A continued professional development programme of up to £750 per academic year
  • In addition to the 8 Bank Holidays a year, a generous annual leave allowance of:
    • 5 Weeks for Support employees, this will increase to 5.8 weeks, after 5 years’ service
  • Generous occupational sick pay scheme after one years service
  • Family friendly policies, including up to 5 paid occasions for time off for dependants within a 12 month period, after the first year of service
  • Up to Five college closure days in December in addition to annual leave

The closing date for all applications will be Sunday 28 July 2024.   

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we will only be able to contact candidates who have been selected for interview. You are welcome to download a full application pack and return your completed application to  
Please note that we do not accept CV’s by way of application or online application via other websites, you must complete a Grantham College application form. Grantham College are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. All employment offers are subject to a self-funded satisfactory enhanced DBS check. The successful applicant will have a deduction of £44 taken from payroll. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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