Teaching Office Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
April 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,742-£29,605
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: The fund
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Teaching Office Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and positive individual to join the teaching team in the Department of Zoology as a Temporary Teaching Office Assistant. You will make an important contribution to the effective administration and delivery of undergraduate education in the Department.

The Department of Zoology is one of the largest research and teaching departments in the University, with a final-year undergraduate class of about 90. The Department teaches on 10 courses within the undergraduate Natural Sciences Tripos and currently trains approximately 90 graduate students.

The role will include various tasks associated with providing day-to-day delivery of all administrative processes and functions related to undergraduate and graduate teaching. You will organise the four residential undergraduate field courses, be a point of contact for student and academic staff queries within the Department and assist the Teaching Manager. You may also be required to provide additional support to the Postgraduate Administrator, particularly during the postgraduate admissions period. You will be a great team player with excellent communication, organisational and great time management skills. You should have an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Previous experience in a responsible administrative role would be desirable.

What can we offer you:

  • Competitive rates of pay with automatic service-related pay progression and annual cost-of-living increases;
  • Generous annual leave allowance;
  • Generous maternity, adoption, and shared parental leave entitlements, and other family-friendly schemes (e.g., workplace nurseries);
  • An auto-enrolment pension scheme, with a generous employer contribution;
  • Travel benefits and retail discounts at over 2,000 local and national stores;
  • Schemes to support relocation/provision of accommodation.
  • If you have the skills, experience, and personality to succeed in this role, we would be delighted to hear from you.

    Informal conversations are welcomed. Please email Francesca Anthony [email protected] to learn more about this role.

    For more details, please refer to the Further Information below.

    Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for twelve months.

    Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

    Flexible working requests will be considered.

    We particularly welcome applications from candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our University.

    Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

    If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Anastasia Nezhentseva.

    Email: [email protected] Telephone: (0)1223 330117

    Please quote reference PF40995 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Further information
  • Further Particulars - Temporary Teaching Office Assistant - part-time - PF40995
  • Department/Location

    Department of Zoology


    £25,742-£29,605 pro rata




    Assistant staff


    21 March 2024

    Closing date

    7 April 2024

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