The role played by support staff is absolutely critical to the ongoing success of any good school – and this is certainly the case at OHS. As such, we recognise and value the fundamental importance of our support staff – whether that’s our maintenance team, catering staff or various admin teams. Wherever you work, therefore, and whatever your specialism, you can rely on being valued, supported and rewarded and supported. 

With fantastic benefits, a challenging and stimulating workplace and the opportunity to make a difference in girls’ lives, OHS is a truly wonderful place to work.

Administrative Assistant (x2)

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Administrative Assistant (x2)

Required from: ASAP
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Part time, 18 hours, term time only
Salary: £17,502 – £20,946 pa pro rata plus benefits (more for exceptional candidates)

The role:

Oxford High School are looking for two Administrative Assistants, one to support the Assistant Head, Co-Curriculum and one to support the Assistant Head, Director of Sixth Form.

This is an exciting opportunity to use your first class organisational and administrative skills to play an important role in the Sixth Form and Co-Curricular programmes of a leading independent day school based in the heart of Oxford.

Key to the role will be excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to maintain a high level of efficiency. You will also need to be able to remain calm under pressure, with the ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines. Proven experience in office administration is also required.

If you have the passion to work in a leading independent day school, we would love to hear from you. In return, we offer you a great community in which to work where ideas are welcomed. Oxford High School is Oxford’s oldest girls’ school and provides a vibrant, dynamic and creative environment for staff and pupils alike.

For further details and to apply please click on the button below.

Administrative Assistant for Assistant Head, Co-Curriculum

Closing Date: Wednesday 28th October 2020 at 9am
Interview Date: Wednesday 4th November 2020

Administrative Assistant for Assistant Head, Director of Sixth Form

Closing Date: Wednesday 28th October 2020 at 9am
Interview Date: Friday 6th November 2020

Oxford High School and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 

About Oxford High School

Since its foundation over 140 years ago in the heart of Oxford’s historic city centre, Oxford High School has been innovative and pioneering in its approach to girls’ education.

Today, Oxford High School is a happy and vibrant place to work: our girls are highly motivated and ambitious, supportive yet self-aware. From our youngest Reception pupils through to our longest-serving members of staff, there is a real sense of pride at being part of the Oxford High community.

As well as our commitment to girls’ education, we are committed to investing in our staff’s personal development through training and learning initiatives and via the GDST network.

As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the leading and largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, we offer a variety of benefits, which include:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • Free school lunches
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

Oxford High School and the GDST (Charity No 306983) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service

Come and see for yourself

We are always happy to welcome you for a visit to our school, so that you can see for yourself how our girls learn, flourish and excel. Check for the next open morning or get in touch.