Student Support Administrator

Milton Keynes College
01 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
HMP Gartree?s education department are looking to recruit an experienced administrator to provide student support as a member of our Milton Keynes College Offender Learning team.
As a successful candidate you will be responsible for all general administrative tasks to ensure the efficient operation of the education department. Duties will include but are not limited to:

Collating and analysing data
Creating and maintaining filing systems
Designing and production of documents
Use of appropriate databases and spreadsheets

The Purpose of your role as student support administrator is to provide administrative support to the Education Manager and the team, support student success through the provision of initial induction and initial assessments, to ensure students are enrolled onto appropriate programmes of learning. You will also act as part of the examination invigilation team.

Location: HMP Gartree
Hours: 20 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: ?14,910 - ?19,525 pro rata, per annum?????????????
Closing Date: Monday 29 th January 2018
Milton Keynes College: Rewards

25 days annual leave (pro rata), 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays
Amazing discounts with NUS card or Blue Light Card , ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment
Access to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hub
Access to Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
Busy Bee?s childcare vouchers can save working parents up to ?933 per year in a variety of registered childcare, such as Nurseries, Nannies, after school activities, Summer Camps and Breakfast Clubs up the age of 15.
Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training courses
Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme
24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme
Plus many more?

HMP Gartree is a Cat B lifer prison which houses just over 700 life sentence prisoners. The education dept. offers a wide range of courses which include Functional Skills maths and English and ESOL, a wide range of GCSE?s, Peer Mentoring and?a good suite of both Art and ICT qualifications that include Web design and E-image. NVQ?s in Catering and Sport qualifications are also delivered with excellent facilities and? hands on? experience?in our own Flavours staff restaurant.
We are a small department who are passionate about our learners, strive for quality and believe we can help change lives through learning. We have successful working relationships with all the other agencies in the prison who value our contribution to the lifer journey and beyond.
As a successful candidate you will have:

Good basic general education including GCSE (or) equivalent) in Maths and English at Grade C or above.
An administration or customer services based qualification at level 2 or above (desirable).
Proven previous experience in an administrative role.
Proven customer services skills and experience.
Experience of working with students who may have little experience of education and training (desirable).
Good IT skills with experience of word processing, spread sheets, databases, email and internet systems.
Experience of induction and assessment IT packages (desirable).
Accuracy and precision in written presentation.
The requirement of this role is to work across the whole prison estate, on all wings where education is delivered.

More about the College
Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 ? 18-year-old full-time students studying traditional A Levels, vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education. In addition, the College delivers employability and key skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres and is one of the largest providers of Offender Learning in England, working with 27 prisons across the East Midlands, South Central and West Midlands.
Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a stringent vetting process to include DBS for all positions

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