CLERICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
CLERICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT x2
Based in the NEU South West Regional Office (Sowton, Exeter)
Permanent, 1 Full-time and 1 part-time (2 days per week – Thurs & Fri)
Commencing salary £22,833 per annum (pro-rata for part-time)
The National Education Union is a force for change in the world of education, bringing together more than 450,000 teachers, lecturers, support staff and leaders working in maintained and independent schools and colleges across the UK. Combining the expertise and experience of both the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and the National Union of Teachers (NUT), the National Education Union is the largest education union in Europe and the fourth largest union in the Trades Union Congress (TUC).
We are an effective and powerful voice – championing everyone who works in education. We welcome applications from individuals seeking part-time, job-share or other flexible working arrangements. The successful candidates will join a small, busy team dealing with telephone and email enquiries and providing secretarial and administrative support for the professional staff, including a solicitor.
They will also need to have good typing speeds and skills in using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, as well as being able to use and maintain office database systems. The tasks required will include arranging and preparing for a variety of meetings, courses and events, maintaining databases, producing and processing correspondence and statistics and dealing with telephone and email enquiries.
We are looking for applicants who can work flexibly as part of a team with good organisational skills, who are able to prioritise, to work under pressure and at times to use their own initiative. The ability to deal with telephone calls in a confident and professional manner is essential.
We offer good conditions including a commencing salary of £22,833 pa (inclusive of £978 luncheon allowance), 33 days annual leave plus 4 days paid additional holiday entitlement as the NEU office closure days at Christmas and a final salary pension scheme.
Salary, annual leave and office closure days will be pro-rata, for part-time applicants.
Further details can be downloaded from our website where applicants will be able to complete an online application on our recruitment portal.
Closing date is mid-day Wednesday 19th December 2018.
Applicants are also advised that interviews for these roles will take place in January 2019.
THE UNION IS FUNDAMENTALLY COMMITTED TO EQUAL OPPORTUNIES IN ITS POLICIES AND PRACTICE