Education Administrative Assistant (Liverpool Cathedral)

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£5622.00 per annum for 38 weeks per year (salary includes a payment in lieu of holiday entitlement)

Job Summary

15 hours per week - Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

To assist the Education Officer of Liverpool Cathedral in an administrative role.

Key responsibilities include:

Working closely with the Education Development Officer, the Cathedral Chapter will expect the post holder to become involved as follows:

  • Be involved in delivering high quality educational programmes, visits and events for schools in support of the National Curriculum and with a particular focus on RE, Worship & Spiritual Education
  • To assist in the administration of educational visits to the Cathedral and to ensure that accurate records are maintained
  • To develop, prepare and manage educational resources
  • To deputise for the Education Officer when necessary
  • To ensure that the Education Service maintains standards of quality, performance and achieves targets
  • To plan (with other staff), develop and provide educational services in the form of teaching, talks and workshops
  • Share responsibility for updating the education pages of the Cathedral website.
  • To work collaboratively with other Cathedral Departments and with the Cathedral Guides and others involved in the Cathedral’s work with schools, providing training as appropriate.
  • To work collaboratively with the Diocesan Board of Education, the Diocesan Children’s Advisor, Safeguarding team, staff from schools, LEA Officers and other relevant bodies/persons in seeking to respond to the needs of schools in the Diocese and beyond
  • Help to maintain the established links with Schools, other Cathedrals, Liverpool Universities and other relevant bodies
  • To be responsible, along with all other staff members, for compliance with health and safety regulations for staff and visitors.
  • Other duties of a similar nature and level will be required from time to time.

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Essential requirements

Be in sympathy with the religious aims and character of the Cathedral and the educational aims of the department.

Have proven previous administrative skills and experience.

Being familiar with Microsoft Office essential.

Be competent across a range of IT applications.

Have excellent inter-personal skills.

Able to handle detail accurately.

Friendly, flexible and understanding.

Willingness to develop skills and processes as required.

Able to handle complaints and suggestions constructively.

The Education Department aims to provide varied opportunities for children and students to have a spiritual experience in one of the most amazing classroom’s in the world - An awe inspiring sacred space for enquiring minds.

In order to grow in faith and spirit we need to learn. We encourage the development of learning for all ages with trails, tours, workshops and events designed to link to the national curriculum. Suitable for Key Stages 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Liverpool Cathedral welcomes thousands of children and young adults each year who come either on school visits or with their friends and family. Absorbing the cathedral's unique atmosphere and exploring all parts of this awe inspiring building makes for a special learning experience.