Administrative Assistant – ESOL

Kingston College

  • £13.15 - £14.37 per hour
  • London / London
  • Sessional
  • Variable Hours
Posted 4 weeks ago

Variable Hours

Kingston College are now seeking an Administrative Assistant to join the ESOL team!

Working mainly with adult learners, you will assist with monitoring and managing the 3 termly ESOL enrolments. You will be involved in the induction and enrolment process, monitoring attendance, and attending College meetings as required. You will also work with the student support team to assist these students with wider college processes.

This is a variable hours post – working for 6 weeks per year (in two week blocks), in September, January and April.

This role would suit someone who is hardworking and flexible and can demonstrate confident and engaging interpersonal skills. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to develop pro-active relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You will have good planning, preparation, organisational and administrative skills, with outstanding attention to detail, and be able to work well under pressure and to agreed deadlines. We would also like you to have good general IT skills, including familiarity with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email and be receptive to new ideas and initiatives, with a creative approach to problem solving.

Subject to a cost of living review from 1 August, the successful candidate will be eligible for any subsequent increase in salary.

Closing date for the return of completed applications is 29th May 2024

There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme. The benefits package is pro-rated for part time staff.

South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

As outlined in the Public Sector Equality Duty of the Equality Act 2010, we are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

As part of our due diligence checks on prospective employees, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references, an online search and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process.

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