Business Support Administrator - Knox Academy - EAL04541

East Lothian Council

  • Location: Haddington
  • £21,844 to £23,888 per annum, Grade 6
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: EAL04541

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary £21844 - £23888 per annum pro rata (£11.97-£13.09 per hour)
Permanent part time
25 hours per week, term time (39 weeks)
Working pattern negotiable 
To start as soon as possible

Knox Academy is a truly comprehensive School situated in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. At census 2019 the roll was 768. our school values are Ambition, Respect and Community and we work through these values to ensure all pupils feel included and valued. We aim to support our young people to strive and reach their potential and leave to a positive and sustained destination. We aim to be the best we can. in all that we do for our young people and to give them a high quality educational experience.

An opportunity has arisen for a Business Support Administrator Based in the main school office of Knox academy. 

the successful candidate will be a member of a dynamic team and must be enthusiastic and energetic. the business Support Administrator will provide operational support to all staff, but particularly the School Business Manager, with the main focus on operation of the devolved school budget systems, production of pupil reports and the co-coordinating School trip paperwork using the EVOLVE system (for which training will be provided). The post has line management responsibility for 1 member of staff. 

Job Details
To provide an efficient and effective administrative support within the School as advertised.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The East Lothian Way
The ‘East Lothian Way’ – values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Educated to HNC/SVQ3 in Administration or Information Management or equivalent and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.

PVG Information
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK… website.

Additional Information

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