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Academic Administrator

Job Description

Job Title: Academic Administrator

Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Employment Type: Full-Time

We are seeking a dedicated and highly organized Academic Administrator to join a dynamic team at a reputable Independent secondary school located in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. As the Academic Administrator, you will play a crucial role in supporting the smooth functioning of the academic department and contribute to the overall success of the school.


  1. Student Records Management:

    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date student records, ensuring confidentiality and compliance with data protection regulations.
    • Assist in the enrollment and withdrawal processes for students.
  2. Class Scheduling and Timetabling:

    • Collaborate with academic staff to create and update class schedules and timetables.
    • Handle changes to schedules and communicate updates to relevant parties.
  3. Examination Coordination:

    • Coordinate examination logistics, including room assignments, invigilation schedules, and distribution of examination materials.
    • Support the examination process, ensuring adherence to examination regulations.
  4. Communication and Correspondence:

    • Facilitate effective communication between academic staff, students, and parents.
    • Draft and proofread academic-related correspondence, such as announcements and newsletters.
  5. Event Planning:

    • Assist in organizing academic events, parent-teacher conferences, and other school-related functions.
    • Provide logistical support for academic meetings and conferences.
  6. Administrative Support:

    • Undertake general administrative tasks to support the academic department, including filing, photocopying, and managing office supplies.
    • Provide assistance to teachers and academic staff as needed.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proven experience in administrative roles, preferably within an educational setting.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in record-keeping.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient in using office software, including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Familiarity with educational databases and systems is an advantage.


  • A bachelor's degree in a relevant field is preferred.

How to Apply: If you are a dedicated Administrator
who meets the requirements outlined above, we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Please include a detailed resume, a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience, and any additional supporting documents.
If this is a role that you would like to learn more about or would be interested in applying to, then please contact Jake Walsh at Dunbar Education on 01908 929605.
If this isn't what you are looking for, but are interested in hearing about other roles, then Dunbar Education would love to hear from you. We also pay £250 for any successful referrals.

If you have not received a response, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please refer to our website for other available positions.