- Academic Registrar
- Nursery Nurse (qualified), permanent position
- Nursery Nurse (unqualified), maternity cover
- Apprentice Nursery Nurse
Wolfson College is looking for an experienced administrator to join our dynamic and fast-paced Academic Office as Academic Registrar. This is a new role and a fantastic personal and professional development opportunity for someone pursuing a career in academic administration.
Wolfson College is the largest graduate college in the University of Oxford with around 650 students. It has a strong egalitarian and democratic ethos and is increasingly known as one of the most energetic, innovative, and welcoming scholarly communities in Oxford.
We are seeking to employ an Academic Registrar to oversee all aspects of academic administration. Reporting to the Senior Tutor the post holder will ensure that we meet the highest standards of academic quality and deliver customer focused, efficient and effective services which support enrolment, registration, assessment, progression and graduation of all students. S/he will work closely with the College Officers: President, Senior Tutor, Development Director and Bursar.
The Academic Registrar will play a leading role in managing student data, organising the College’s scholarships and awards, supporting key committees and monitoring academic progress. S/he will balance day-to-day student matters with strategic planning, and will be working to improve administrative systems.
This is a senior, varied and rewarding role within a small team, critical for the delivery of the College’s objectives. The successful candidate will be educated to a degree level, or equivalent, and will have significant experience of academic administration at management level. S/he will have a capacity for devising and implementing imaginative solutions to the challenges of academic administration. S/he will be a proven self-starter with excellent management and interpersonal skills, able to work as part of a team and prioritise a heavy workload. Excellent communication skills must accompany the capacity to build relationships of trust and respect within the College and the University.
This post may also be available as a secondment for applicants already employed with the Collegiate University. If this is your intention please indicate this clearly in your covering letter. You must secure the permission of your line manager before applying.
For an informal conversation about the role, or if you have any queries, please contact the Senior Tutor (email@example.com or tel: 01865 274107) for a chat.
The closing date for applications is Friday 6th March at noon. Interviews will be held on 20 March 2015.
Wolfson College is an equal opportunities employer. We would be grateful if you could complete the recruitment monitoring form and return it together with your application: (Word version) (PDF version)
Three vacancies in the College Nursery:
Wolfson College wishes to appoint three new members of staff to join our busy Nursery team:
- Nursery Nurse (Level 3, full time permanent, salary: £15,146)
- Nursery Nurse (unqualified, full time 10 months maternity cover, salary depending on qualifications)
- Apprentice Nursery Nurse (full time, 12 months contract initially, salary: £5,678)
Level 3 Nursery Nurse (permanent position)
This is a permanent full time position responsible for a group of Key children. Main tasks of the job will include being in charge of the day to day care and key group times, developing and implementing child focused activities, and completing and keeping up to date Learning journeys for the key children and their EYFS tracking sheets.
The successful candidate will have a level 3 qualification in childcare and at least two years’ experience in a busy nursery. They will have a working knowledge of the EYFS, child development and they will enjoy planning fun activities for the children with the team. Enthusiasm, self-motivation and being a good team player with strong planning and organisational skills are essential.
Nursery Nurse (maternity cover)
This is a temporary 10 months position to cover absence due to maternity leave. It is envisaged that main tasks and responsibilities of this job will be similar as for the permanent position. The job will be modified to suit the job holder’s qualifications and experience.
Apprentice Nursery Nurse (12 months’ initially)
This is a rewarding and challenging position and a valuable experience for someone who would like to pursue a career in childcare.
The post-holder will provide help and support to our team with the day to day routine hygiene and care duties whilst following the Nursery’s policies and procedures. The post-holder will be required to train towards a vocational qualification.
Ideal candidates should be friendly and of a perceptive and responsive nature. They should be genuinely interested in the development of children. They should also be patient, self-motivated and enthusiastic.
The closing date for all applications is Thursday 19th March 2015.
All positions will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks (previously CRB checks) and satisfactory health check and references.
Wolfson College is an equal opportunities employer. We would be grateful if you could complete the recruitment monitoring form and return it together with your application: