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Organisation name
The National Education Union
£22,905 per annum plus £1,056 lunch allowance (to be paid on a pro-rata basis)
Closing date
Job location
East Midlands region (Nottingham, NG8 6BA)
Part-time, Fixed Term Contract
About this Role

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.

We are now seeking to recruit a Clerical Administrative Assistant on a part-time, job-share basis to join our team in the East Midlands region, in Nottingham, working 2.5 days per week (which will include a Monday) and offered as a Fixed Term Contract until 26/08/2022.

The successful candidate will join a small, busy team dealing with telephone and email enquiries, providing secretarial and administrative support for the professional staff, including a solicitor, and administering and servicing training courses and events.

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.

In addition to salary, we offer good conditions including 33 days annual leave plus Christmas closure days and a defined benefit pension scheme. Salary and benefits will be calculated pro-rata for part-time applicants.  

Further information

Further details can be downloaded from our website at where applicants will be able to complete an online application on our recruitment portal. Closing date is mid-day Friday, 17 December 2021. Applicants are also advised that interviews will be held in January 2022.


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