Student Support Officer (FE & HE) & Academy Administrator

Salary: GBP Subject to experience £23,000 (pro rata) £16,430 Actual

Application Deadline: February 17, 2020 9:00 am


Job Details

Student Support Officer (FE & HE) & Academy Administrator

Permanent 25 Hours Per Week Salary: subject to experience 

A varied and exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional candidate to join our Academy. We teach young aspiring circus and physical theatre students to hone their skills and knowledge. This is an existing post, which requires an enthusiastic and committed individual to be responsible for all support services across both further and higher education courses and also contribute to the management of efficient administration of the Academy courses.

The post holder will be the main point of contact for students requiring support and will provide effective advice, guidance and signposting for a range of issues, relating to student finance, welfare, mental and physical health, personal problems, housing, educational support, and student progression. This may include inviting external speakers and organisations into the Academy to make presentations to groups of students and teachers to address problems and issues as needs arise.

The successful candidate will have exceptional communication and organisational skills, along with the ability to work effectively whilst dealing with multiple priorities. The ability to develop strong working relationships with a diverse range of students, partners and associated organisations is a must.

Attendance at some outreach events, including travelling to multiple sites, schools and colleges, and occasional weekend and evening work may be required to fulfil the requirements of the post.

This appointment will be subject Disclosure and Barring Service checks.

For an informal discussion about the expectations of this role, please contact Sarah Pigott, Courses Manager on 0117 947 7288 or email

To apply, please download an application form and job description including essential/desirable criteria from

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified people. However, as Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) and disabled people are currently under-represented, the board would particularly welcome applications from BAME and disabled applicants. All appointments will be made on merit.

Circomedia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Closing date for applications: 9am on the 17 February 2020

Interviews will be held at Circomedia, Kingswood, Bristol on Monday 2 March 2020



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Job Posting title: Student Support Officer (FE & HE) & Academy Administrator
Closing Date: 2020-02-17T09:00:00+00:00