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Duke of Edinburgh Award Administrator

Duke of Edinburgh Award Administrator

Posted 19 June by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Duke of Edinburgh Award Administrator

Duke of Edinburgh Award Administrator
NJC Salary Scale point 17-20 (£11.02 per hour)
Hours: 310 hours per annum (flexible)
Required for September 2018

Rugby High School is a successful 11-18 school with 835 students on roll.

We are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join us in this newly formed position of Duke of Edinburgh Award Administrator.

The successful candidate will need to be well organised and proactive. You will be an effective communicator with good leadership skills and a sense of humour! You will need to have a full UK driving licence and ideally have mini bus driving training and first aid training (or a willingness to undertake them). Experience of working with young people and being involved in outdoor education is desirable.

The position will involve organising the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme (Bronze, Silver and Gold), including negotiating with First for Adventure (who provide instructors and assessors for the expedition elements). You will also be expected to promote the Duke of Edinburgh schemes to students in Years 9, 10 and 12 and their parents and will be expected to accompany the D of E expeditions. Due to the nature of this role, whilst some expeditions run in the holidays, others will be in term time and may run over a weekend.

In addition to completing all the normal paper work associated with the award, the administrator will also negotiate and liaise with the external provider and arrange staffing for the expeditions and transport. The successful candidate will receive a strong and varied induction along with the support of an experienced team

You will be joining a school with a strong tradition of academic success, pastoral care, and extra-curricular enrichment. Our pupils are motivated, well-behaved and value their education.

If you are interested in applying and would like further information on the post and an application pack, please contact Mike Sherwin on the below details:

Closing date: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Interviews: TBC

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Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our school. The school is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment

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Required skills

  • Administrator
  • office work
  • youth worker
  • outdoor
  • camping
  • activity
  • scouts
  • school admin
  • D of E
  • outdoor adventure
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Administrator
  • girl guides

Reference: 35427501

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