Bursary Admissions Officer
Bursary Admissions Officer
Full time 40 hours
Term time and an additional 4 weeks during school holidays
Salary £32,300 (full time equivalent £36,830)
St Paul’s Girls’ School is one of the country’s leading independent schools for girls aged 11-18, with approximately 800 students. It is an extraordinary school, offering a classical yet forward-thinking education, rooted in a love of academic discovery and enriched by a broad co-curricular programme, nurturing wellbeing provision and a strong commitment to partnerships and community initiatives. Aspirations and achievements go well beyond what one would normally expect from a school, making St Paul’s Girls’ School an exciting, lively, and stimulating place in which to work.
Students want to make a difference, and many go on to roles tackling some of the greatest challenges facing people and planet. Respect for environmental sustainability is expected of all staff, both in terms of minimising use of resources in daily operations and supporting the school’s aim of preparing students fully for life and work in the mid-21st century.
The post and candidate profile
SPGS is looking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to support the work of the Admissions Department, focusing on the promotion, recruitment and support of bursary students. This is a new role to help the school further enhance its bursary programme, increasing both the diversity and number of bursary students in the school.
Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Bursary Admissions Officer will take the lead on the day-to-day recruitment of bursary students, providing an excellent service to both applicants and their parents. In addition, they will provide administrative support to the Director of Admissions.
The postholder will be an excellent communicator and relationship builder, highly organised and with an ability to manage different projects concurrently.
Further information about the role and to apply can be found on our website https://spgs.org/vacancies/. Please submit your applications before 12pm on the closing date. Applications will not be considered without a covering letter, cv, and completed application form. We recommend that candidates apply as soon as possible since applications will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews arranged on a rolling basis.
St Paul’s Girls’ School is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas police checks
St Paul’s Girls’ School is a “registered body” under the Police Act 1997 because employment here involves access to children under the age of 18. This post will require an enhanced DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly Criminal Records Bureau) before we can confirm an offer of employment. Unless you are a member of the DBS Update Service you will need to apply for a new disclosure, even if you already hold one. Former members of staff who are not on the Update Service who re-join us also require fresh disclosures, unless less than six months have passed between their leaving and their re-employment date. If you have lived or worked abroad for a period of 6 months or more during the past five years you will also need to provide appropriate paperwork, such as a police certificate of good conduct, from the countries you have lived in.
The post-holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for whom s/he is responsible, or with whom s/he comes into contact, will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with our child protection policy statement at all times. If, in the course of carrying out the duties of the post, the post-holder becomes aware of any actual or potential risks to the safety or welfare of children at St Paul’s Girls’ School, s/he must report any concerns to our safeguarding designated lead or to the High Mistress.
Closing date: Friday 5 May 2023, 12pm
Interviews: Week commencing Monday 15 May
Human Resources Department
St Paul’s Girls’ School
London W6 7BS
Tel: 020 7603 2288