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Cover Administrator

REF:Cover Administrator
Working hours:20 Hours Term Time
Salary:£8, 137
Opening date:Thursday 10 October 2019
Closing date:11:00am on Wednesday 23 October 2019



Thank you for your interest in this post at WQE.


We believe that this is a particularly exciting time to be joining us, offering a real opportunity to make a difference in this thriving and vibrant Sixth Form College. We strive for excellence in all aspects of our work with students; their academic and wider achievements, their learning experiences, the support they receive in their academic progress, their learning environment and their wider experience of College life. The College operates across two closely located campuses, next to the University of Leicester on University Road and a smaller campus at Regent Road.


In this context, we are looking to appoint one Cover Administrator to work across both the University Road and Regent Road campuses to ensure that the College provides a purposeful and safe study environment for students and staff and therefore will the successful applicants will ideally have experience of working with 16 – 19 year olds.


Previous experience of dealing with students in a classroom environment / clients and working in a calm manner, without direct supervision is essential as is the ability to work in a friendly and professional manner as much of the work will be student and visitor facing.


In addition the successful applicants must possess the ability to use their own initiative as well as work effectively within a team. These roles will require being indoors and outdoors at all times of the year and, in all weathers.


There is one newly created vacant post which is a permanent, term time, 20 hours per week post commencing as soon as possible. The salary will be on the Sixth Form Colleges’ Support Staff pay scale 18-21 and a benefit pension scheme is also offered as part of the remuneration package for this appointment. The actual starting salary will be £8,137.


For our part we shall make every effort to support our new colleagues in making the best of the professional opportunities offered by these posts.




If you wish to apply for this post please return the completed application form including the personal details and equality and diversity monitoring forms.


Please do not submit a separate CV.  Only information on the application form will be used in the selection process.


Completed applications must be returned by 11am on Wednesday 23rd October 2019. Short-listed applicants may be contacted via telephone, and therefore it is essential that appropriate contact numbers are included within the application.


Please return all completed applications to the HR Department, WQE (University Road Campus) University Road, Leicester LE1 7RJ or via e-mail at


If you have not received further communication from the College within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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