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Sighthill Campus, Bankhead Avenue, EH11 4DE
£22,554 - £23,932 per year (appointment is usually made at first point of the scale. role is subject to the application of a national process of job evaluation)
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

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Note for Internal Applicants - appointment into this role may be considered on a secondment basis. Prior agreement from your line manager is essential.

Each summer Edinburgh College welcomes international students aged 16 and over from all over the world to take part in English Language and English Language Teacher Training courses. Students study for between 2 and 8 weeks, and can choose from a range of courses including General English, English & Culture, Examination Preparation and Social Programme. The Social Programme gives students the opportunity to visit some of the historical and cultural attractions in Edinburgh and Scotland, and includes a wide range of activities that take place during weekday afternoons and evenings, in addition to full-day excursions on Saturdays.

The College requires a Summer School Assistant to provide effective administration to support the successful running of the Summer School programme, and to lead on Social Programme activities and airport collections.

The successful candidate will have a positive attitude and an enthusiastic, warm and friendly personality, and strong administration skills and IT skills. They should have experience of providing a high level of customer service, ideally with people of different cultures and nationalities who may have a limited level of English, and demonstrable experience of holding a position of responsibility / managing groups. The successful candidate will be required to have a flexible approach to working hours, as some activities will take place on evenings and weekends.

 Applications will be considered from candidates wishing to work part-time.

 Please see the Job Description and Person Specification above for further details.


Closing Date: Monday 5 June

Interview Date: week beginning 12 June