To be responsible for all financial management and student registration. To assist the Centre Manager and the senior  team in all aspects of office administration at the designated summer school.

The role of Office Manager is directly concerned with the welfare and administration of overseas junior students, their money and important documents. This requires the post-holder to take overall responsibility for the financial and administrative management of the course and manage a small office subject to high-volume and high-pressured workloads.

Hours of work/contract type:
Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a six day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the business. This position involves working on weekends and other unsocial hours.

From £370 to £430 per week

Person Specification:
Educated to A level standard or equivalent
Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel
A good understanding of child welfare
Very good level of spoken and written English (CEFR  B2 minimum, e.g. FCE/IELTS 5-6.5)

NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) or equivalent in a relevant discipline
Educated to degree level standard
First aid / lifeguarding qualification
Driving license

At least 1 years’ experience in a an office environment
Experience working with young people

Summer School experience
Experience working with banks

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Meticulous and thorough approach to work
Effective people management skills
‘Can do’ approach to work
Strong time management skills
Excellent communication skills and a team mentality
Ability to work under pressure and be adaptable

Knowledge of a foreign language
Computer literate with experience using Microsoft Office365

Personal Attributes
Some knowledge of foreign cultures
Responsible approach to working with juniors
Interests in foreign and local cultures
Satisfactory DBS disclosure or equivalent (police check)

Winchester, Brighton, Tavistock


About LAL UK Summer Schools

Following a brilliant summer in 2017, we are looking ahead to 2018 and welcoming applications from highly experienced and professional applicants to take on a variety of roles at one of our five summer schools. Each of our summer schools is unique bringing with them their own set of challenges and opportunities for skilled and committed managers.