(maternity leave cover) - Ref:R507
Based in the NUT Section - Eastern Regional Office (Kennett, Newmarket)
This role is a full time maternity leave cover which we anticipate will last until Christmas 2018
Commencing salary £21,375 per annum
The National Education Union is a force for change in the world of education, bringing together more than 450,000 teachers, lecturers, support staff and leaders working in maintained and independent schools and colleges across the UK.
Combining the expertise and experience of both the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and the National Union of Teachers (NUT), the National Education Union is the largest education union in Europe and the fourth largest union in the Trades Union Congress (TUC). We are an effective and powerful voice – championing everyone who works in education.
We are now seeking to recruit a full time Clerical Administrative Assistant (on a fixed term contract, maternity leave cover which we anticipate will last until Christmas 2018) to join our Eastern Regional Office in Kennett, near Newmarket, Suffolk.
The successful candidate will join a small, busy team dealing with telephone and email enquiries and providing secretarial and administrative support for the professional staff, including a solicitor.
They will also need to have good typing speeds and skills in using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, as well as being able to use and maintain office database systems.
The tasks required will include arranging and preparing for a variety of meetings, courses and events, maintaining databases, producing and processing correspondence and statistics and dealing with telephone and email enquiries.
We are looking for applicants who can work flexibly as part of a team with good organisational skills, who are able to prioritise, to work under pressure and at times to use their own initiative. The ability to deal with telephone calls in a confident and professional manner is essential.
Commencing salary is £21,375 per annum, inclusive of Luncheon Allowance of £978 per annum, together with good conditions of service including 25 days leave, pro rata for part-time (rising with service), generous concessionary leave at Christmas/New Year and after some bank holidays and a contributory final salary pension scheme. Office hours are 9am to 5pm.
Completed application forms must be returned to the NUT Section Headquarters by mid-day Tuesday 27th March 2018.
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