Academic Administrator

Job Description

Job location: Edinburgh Centre

Role: Administration | Customer Service

Position: Full time

Closes in: 11 days (Monday 29 August 2022)

Job details:

The College of Animal Welfare is the UK’s largest veterinary nursing training providers, amongst other programmes. Here at the college, we inspire our students to accomplish their ambitions and reach their full potential to make their dream careers of working with animals and joining a profession, become reality!

Here at the college we are committed to nurturing innovation to allow us to continue to commit to driving forwards and expanding the horizons of Veterinary Nursing and animal welfare. We are excited to share that we are expanding our Administration team and seeking an additional full time Academic Administrator at our Edinburgh Centre!


The key purpose of the role will cover the following areas:

  • Quality Assurance Administration
  • Academic Administration
  • Health and Safety
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Information, Advice and Guidance

The role will include administration of the College programmes, leading on student recruitment and Quality Assurance administration. The successful candidate should be well organised with the ability to multi-task, the ability to communicate on all levels and have excellent IT skills.

Why join us?

Due to the nature of the organisation, successful candidates would be joining a company that encourages personal development and nurtures ambition.

You will receive an annual holiday allowance of 25 days per year (with 8 additional days for bank holidays), and the option to ‘buy or sell’ additional holiday and a paid birthday day off! You will also be able to join our Group Pension Scheme and have access to our Employee Assistance Programme. We offer reimbursement of authorised expenses for work-related activities (e.g. train travel/London allowance) and hotel accommodation pre-booked and paid for, when overnight stays may be required.

Other Staff Benefits:

  • Sick pay on an increasing scale up to 12 days per rolling 12 months
  • We offer reimbursement of authorised work-related expenses including professional registration fees.
  • Required travel to Centres (other than your contractual place of work), train travel and hotel accommodation pre-booked and paid for, will be reimbursed.
  • Death in Service equivalent to 4 x your annual salary
  • Jury service – payment for lost days reimbursed

For further details including salary and hours or to request an application pack please contact Rachel Batten, Human Resources Administrator on our jobs email below.

The College of Animal Welfare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All successful applicants will undertake a DBS Check.

Download: Job Description

Applications and Enquiries

To apply for any of the vacancies please download the job application form and send it to HR via email or post.

Application form: Electronic version (Word) | Printable version (PDF)


Post: The College of Animal Wefare, Headland House, Chord Business Park, London Road, Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire PE29 2BQ

If you would like an informal chat about working with us, please call HR on 01480 422060.

The College of Animal Welfare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All successful applicants will undertake a Disclosure DBS Check. The College undertakes not to discriminate unlawfully either directly or indirectly against a job applicant or one of its own employees. The College is committed to equal opportunities: appointments are open to members of the community on an equal basis.

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