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Dumfries High School,Marchmount, DG1 1PX
£9,698.91 - £10,423.01 per year
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Part Time
21 hours per week


Administrative Assistant (7/07913)

Dumfries High School

£9,698.91 - £10,423.01


At Dumfries High School we are not only committed to providing the very best educational experiences and opportunities but also to develop our young people as leaders and responsible citizens who will make a huge difference to the school community and beyond.  We work in partnership with our parents and carers, our associated primary schools, members of the local community, other partners in learning and most importantly, our young people.


We are looking to recruit an Admin Assistant (21hpw over 5 days) on a permanent basis within the school.  The postholder will act as a communication lead within the school which will involve a range of duties including maintenance of our school website, social media accounts and assistance with audio and visual tasks.  Systems support will also be provided by the postholder involving account support and liaison and development of use and overview of ongoing suitability of various systems.


You must have a good standard of education, SVQ Level 2 or above in English and Mathematics.  You must have experience of dealing with the public and young people as well as a minimum of 2 years experience of working in an office environment.  An aptitude for PC work and knowledge of office systems and equipment are essential.  You must be flexible and have a pleasant manner.  Good interpersonal skills are essential as is a full understanding of the need for absolute confidentiality.  A basic level of ICT knowledge and ability are desirable.


This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children , under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council. 


Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident.


For further information please contact Mrs Sarah Cowan, School Support Manager on 01387 263061 or email                                          

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