University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Course Administrator - Primary Education

Course Administrator - Primary Education PAS - Institute of Education Location: St John's Campus

Salary: £22,681 to £24,533 Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Advertised On: Wednesday 15 May 2024 Closing Date: Monday 27 May 2024 Interview Date: Friday 07 June 2024 Reference: PASA2403

The Institute of Education is one of the country's major providers of education, training and research for the children's workforce and OFSTED has recently judged the university's provision for Primary and Secondary as ‘Outstanding'.

An opportunity has arisen to join the Department of Professional and Administrative Support as a Course Administrator for Primary Education in the Institute of Education to ensure that the university remains at the forefront of Initial Teacher Training.

We are looking to appoint a forward thinking, outward looking professional with a proven commitment to working as part of a team to establish innovative and modern approaches to administration and enhancing their skills at a professional level.

The university offers excellent CPD opportunities as well as numerous opportunities to participate in cross university initiatives to enhance existing skills and experience.

Please see the attached Person Specification and Job Description for further information.

What's in it for you?

  • Annual incremental increase up to £24,533, with the opportunity to progress to £25,742
  • 32 days of leave per year (inclusive of bank holidays and University closure days) rising to 37 total days after 5 years' continuous service
  • Attractive Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to our Staff Retail Benefits Scheme
  • Wellbeing advice and support through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • In-house training and development support
  • A friendly, inclusive and supportive culture and work environment
  • This post reports to the School Manager. For enquiries regarding the role, please contact the School Manager, Andrew Ward at [email protected].

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    Course Administrator - Primary Education


    University of Worcester


    United Kingdom


    May 16, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 27, 2024

    Job type



    Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    The University of Worcester was established in 1948 as Worcester Emergency Teacher Training College. The institution was renamed as Worcester Teacher Training College and again as Worcester College of Higher Education in 1976. In the 1970s, the Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA) granted validation to the degrees conferred by the college. The college acquired Herefordshire and Worcestershire College of Nursing and Midwifery in 1995. In 1997, the degree-awarding powers of the institution were affirmed by the Privy Council and its name was changed to University College Worcester. The institution received the status of a university in 2005 and was given its current name. In 2010, the university was given the power of awarding research degrees by the HM Privy Council.

    The university has four sprawling campuses scattered across Worcester in the UK. St John's Campus is the site of the university's establishment and houses several residence halls, teaching spaces and sports facilities. The campus is home to the University's National Pollen, Aerobiology Research Unit and Worcester Students' Union. It also includes various facilities like Drama Studio, a multigym, Digital Arts Centre, a sports hall and AstroTurf pitches. Situated at Worcester City Centre, the university's City Campus houses the McClelland Health and Wellbeing Centre, Worcester Business School, Jenny Lind building and the Hive library. Located along a riverbank, the university's Severn Campus features modern study facilities, performance analysis suites, dance studios and the University's Arena. The Lakeside Campus serves as an activity and outdoor learning centre.

    Consisting of nine academic schools, the University of Worcester offers numerous full-time and part-time UG and PG programmes in various fields of education like arts, sciences, humanities, education, nursing, psychology, allied health, environment, sports business, law, maths and media. It houses over 10,800 students including lots of international students from various countries around the globe. The university maintains strategic partnerships with many prestigious local and international institutions such as Birmingham Metropolitan College in England, Coleg Gwent in Wales and Iron Mill College in Devon. Also, the university houses a committed placement team that strives to provide the students with excellent employment opportunities.

    The university has several notable and successful alumni. Swaroop Sampat is a famous Indian actress who is known for her role in the TV serial called 'Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi'. Daryl Mitchell is a professional English cricket player. Jacqui Smith is the first female to ever serve as the United Kingdom's Home Secretary. Kyle Pryor is a popular English actor best known for playing the role of Nate Cooper in 'Home and Away'. Kayleigh Pearson is a well-known English model who won the second High Street Honey competition by FMH.

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