School Assistant
University of Dundee School of Education and Social Work
United Kingdom

School Assistant



Reference Number         SESW0057

Job Title               School Assistant

College/SASS     School of Education and Social Work

School/Directorate          Education           

Grade   Grade 4 (£19,202 - £22,017)        

Job Category      Clerical 

Closing Date       21 May 2019      




With programmes ranked top in Scotland, the School of Education and Social Work prepares graduates for professional careers that support the social, cultural and physical wellbeing of our citizens and society. Their team of vibrant, dynamic and passionate staff are innovators in teaching and learning and make substantial impact on students entering into professional careers across the globe. Their research informs practice and influences policy which makes significant difference to the world. Be prepared to join a team of highly energised and motivated experts, who educate students on all levels of formal education and on how to develop strong communities.




We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a School Assistant within our Professional Services Team, to provide high quality administrative assistance for the student academic journey.




The post holder should be capable of taking personal responsibility and initiative within the remit of the post and responding appropriately to changing priorities.


Your priorities will include:



    supporting School finance administration; including travel and conference booking;


    providing support to the Programme Director/s in relation to all administration duties within the Programme/s from application through to graduation;


    co-ordinating systems and liaise with students, staff, central services, external examiners and external agencies;


    using the Student Management System to input, grades and modules, produce transcripts, manage and maintain student and programme records.


Who we’re looking for:



    Educated to HND level or equivalent experience

    Knowledge of CODA and PECOS systems or equivalent experience.

    Knowledge Microsoft systems or equivalent experience.

    Sound analytical and problem solving capability.




We are one of the UK’s leading universities – internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Conveniently located on the banks of River Tay, our main city-centre campus is at the heart of Dundee - an up-and-coming, friendly, compact and affordable city with a rich heritage in design and technology. We also have campuses at Ninewells Hospital and in Kirkcaldy which are easily accessible via local transport links.


For further information about this position please contact Mrs Karen Brown, To find out more about School ESW please visit .




The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee one of the top universities in the UK. Family friendly policies, staff support networks for BME and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN and Stonewall, as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

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