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MEI CPD Administrator

Post Title:                     MEI CPD Administrator

Location:                      Trowbridge

Line Manager:             CPD Support Team Leader

Rate of Pay:                Up to £18,750

Contract:                    This post is offered on a fixed 12 month contract to begin mid April 2017

Hours:                        Full-time, 37.5 hrs per week

Ref:                             MEI/06

Application:                  Please apply by email to [email protected] Include a CV as well as cover letter detailing
                                   your reasons for applying.

Closing Date:                Applications must be received by Monday 27 February.

Interview Date:              Wednesday 15 March

Special Conditions:        This post may involve occasional time away to take part in conferences.


About this role

MEI is an independent UK curriculum development body and a membership organisation for teachers. It provides a professional development programme to enhance teachers' skills; provides tuition to students and raises awareness of mathematics among students, schools and colleges. MEI also manages the Further Mathematics Support Programme (FMSP), a government-funded programme that provides universal access to students who wish to study AS/A level Further Mathematics.

This role involves coordinating MEI's work relating to the professional development of teachers and FMSP student competitions.

Job description

As part of an administration team based at our central office, you will play a vital role in MEI's operation, supporting the effective administration of MEI and FMSP courses and competitions for teachers and students. Your work will involve a variety of tasks including liaison with people within and external to MEI.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Booking venues and accommodation
  • Promoting CPD courses by ensuring that up-to-date details of CPD courses are displayed on the MEI website; by issuing direct mailings via email and post.
  • Responding to requests for information.
  • Recording bookings and payments.
  • Issuing information and resources to course delegates.
  • Issuing information and resources to course delegates.
  • Collating feedback from those who have attended courses and competitions.
  • Supporting the administration of MEI's annual conference for teachers.
  • Liaising with teachers, course presenters and tutors, and managers within MEI and FMSP.
  • Other work of a similar nature, as required.

Person Specification

  • Previous experience of general administration would be an advantage.
  • IT literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent organisation and interpersonal skills.
  • The confidence and ability to work flexibly and on your own initiative.
  • The desire and commitment to provide excellent service.
  • Able to provide effective support and advice by e-mail and telephone, with a good standard of English and a confident and courteous manner.
  • Able to work well as part of a team and willing to support others with a wide range of tasks.
  • Self-motivated. Quick to learn and willing to develop new skills.
  • Willing and able to undertake occasional visits to other locations.
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage, as would experience of working in an educational setting and an interest in mathematics and/or education.