Administrative Assistant

Dumfries & Galloway Council


£16,626 to £17,868 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: DGA07207


Administrative Assistant (7/00613)

Dumfries Academy

£16,626.70 - £17,868


The post is for 36 hours per week; 40 weeks of the year and will be based in the School Office.


Dumfries Academy is a six year comprehensive school (roll approximately 640) situated within Dumfries town centre, with a mainly urban catchment, but drawing from a large geographical area including a number from rural areas.  It draws from a very wide socio-economic catchment, and this is reflected in its truly comprehensive cohort.  It is an attractive, welcoming and vibrant centre for learning and achievement.   We are a school with an extremely dedicated, diligent and highly skilled team of staff who are committed to providing the best possible learning experiences and personal support for our young people.


As part of the Admin Team, the Administrative Assistant post at Dumfries Academy plays a vital role in the smooth and efficient running of the school, delegating duties as appropriate to the Clerical Assistants and provides secretarial assistance to the Head Teacher.  The Administrative Assistant and the Clerical Assistants are important members of our whole school staff.


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: Sandra McGarrie on telephone number : 01387 274350 or email: gw09mcgarriesandra@ea.dumgal.sch

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