Vacancies Database and Administrative Assistant Closing Date: 2024-06-02
Job Type(s):
  • Permanent and Full Time

Full time
For August 2024

The Godolphin and Latymer School is one of the country’s leading independent day schools for girls, located on a six acre site in Hammersmith, London.  The School’s facilities are excellent, making it an exciting place to learn and work.  The students at Godolphin and Latymer receive unrivalled academic and pastoral support and outstanding examination results are achieved.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and meticulous Database and Administrative Assistant, with outstanding data entry and administrative skills to join the Development Office.  The post-holder will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the Development Office’s Raiser’s Edge database, providing high quality data entry, analysis and reporting, as well as administrative support in areas such gift processing, financial administration, diary management, legacy administration, and financial reporting, using the fundraising database.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience of data management, and/or strong administrative skills and the ability to use and build on those transferable skills in order to carry out this role.  Experience of having used Raiser’s Edge or a comparable fundraising data management system would be ideal, however, full training in the functionality of the Raiser’s Edge database will be provided for the right candidate early on in their employment.

Previous experience in the education or charitable sectors would be advantageous.

The working hours are 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

The post offers 28 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays and two weeks at Christmas when the School is closed.  All annual leave must be taken in school holidays.

The salary will be commensurate with the post and will depend upon qualifications and experience.

For further information about our school and this role, please visit Fully completed application forms should be returned to as soon as possible.  Please note that applications must be made on the school’s application form.  CVs alone will not be accepted.

The closing date for applications is noon on 2 June 2024. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Interviews will be arranged on receipt of successful application. We reserve the right to close the advert once the successful applicant has been found.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  The School may carry out online searches on shortlisted applicants and all applicants will be required to provide details of their online profile, including social media accounts, as part of their application.

All staff working in the School during the school day will have some contact with children and will therefore be in regulated activity.  In this role you are unlikely to be working with children directly but will regularly interact with pupils who may seek your assistance or otherwise interact with you when moving around the school.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  The School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions on a self-declaration form in advance of attending an interview (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.”

The Charity called The Godolphin and Latymer School (charity registration number 312699) is administered by The Godolphin and Latymer School Foundation, a charitable company limited by guarantee (Company number 3598439).

THE GODOLPHIN AND LATYMER SCHOOL, Iffley Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 0PG.

HMC/GSA 800 girls, 11-18 (220 in the Sixth Form).