Junior School Administrator

Full time, year-round, permanent position
£24,469 – £28,339 per annum (pay award pending)

We have a rarely available opportunity for a motivated, hard-working and experienced administrator to provide a high level of quality administration support for our Head of Junior School and Junior School Leadership Team.

Primarily reporting to the Head of Junior School, the Junior School Administrator will act as the first point of contact for Junior School related matters and undertake a wide variety of tasks to support the Junior School in its day-to-day operations.  The post holder will also be a member of the wider school office team, providing assistance and holiday cover in the office as required and will report to the School Office manager in holiday periods.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator to take the next step in their career within a varied and challenging role.

Full details about the role and requirements are contained within the Job Description link below.

Hours of Work:  37 hours per week between the hours of 8am and 5pm as arranged.  This is a year-round position.

Salary:  £24,469 – £28,339 per annum (pay award pending)

The position will commence as soon as possible.

Working for Heriot’s

When you join the team at Heriot’s, you become part of our community, where the contribution of every individual is important and valued.  The Heriot’s motto, to “distribute chearfullie”, is at the heart of school – distributing of kindness, of support and of generosity remains as live today as it was in 1628 when George Heriot founded the school.

Our most recent staff survey reported that 97% of employees at Heriot’s feel motivated and happy to work here and we aim to provide a friendly, welcoming and supportive environment for all of our people.  This aim is reflected in the package we offer which, for Support Staff, in addition to basic salary, includes:

  • Enhanced holiday allowance (37 days minimum)
  • Generous pension scheme (up to 11% employer contribution with 5% employee contribution)
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Sick Pay
  • Family friendly policies (Including Personal Emergency Leave Days)
  • Annual review and opportunities for training and continued professional development
  • Travel to work schemes
  • School Fee Remission (non-contractual benefit)
  • Employee Assistance programme, including 24/7 counselling helpline and high street, supermarket, and general retail discounts
  • Opportunities for involvement in the wider school community

We aim to attract and retain a diverse group of talented people, who are committed to upholding the school’s ethos. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Applicants are invited to submit a letter of application accompanied by their CV and the completed application form:

By email:        jobs@george-heriots.com

Closing date for applications is Noon on Monday 05 December 2022, with interviews held as soon as possible thereafter

Additional Information

Heriot’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and the successful candidates will be required to obtain membership of the PVG scheme.

Please note that parking is not available on our campus

George Heriot’s School is governed by George Heriot’s Trust, Scottish Charity number SC011463