Student Placement Administrator - The Deaf Academy

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • £23,280 per annum

We are committed to enabling all our students to excel educationally, come and help us achieve it.

The Deaf Academy provides specialist education and care tailored to the individual needs of Deaf young people. The sense of belonging to an inspiring bilingual community transforms students as they develop language skills and journey towards independence and fulfilling their potential.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Student Placement Administrator to work in our busy Education Administration Team. The role is varied and would suit someone who can manage a busy workload along side showing great organisational skills. The ideal candidate should have experience with attending meetings, minute taking and distributing reports in limited timeframes. 

This post is fixed term to cover maternity leave for 9 - 12 months.

If you think you have what it takes, we would love to hear from you.

Key responsibilities: 
• Facilitate all enquires to the Academy for prospective students.
• Arranging all visits to site and assessments.
• Undertake all administration involved in the student recruitment.
• Arrange all annual reviews for students, whilst attending and servicing accordingly.
• Deal with any queries relating to student funding in a timely manner.
• Liaise with external professionals, parents and teachers.
• Ensure accuracy of Education & Health Care Plans and the information is held correctly.
• Provide system administrator support for the SIMS system (student data).
• Provide any other administration support to the wider team.
• Cover Reception desk where required.
• Maintain accurate and appropriate paper & electronic records as required.
• Ensure that strict confidentiality is maintained in relation to the Academy’s work.

What we will offer: 
• 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time hours).
• A CPD program geared to your specific training needs.
• Sponsorship to achieve qualifications in British Sign Language up to Level 3. 
• Group Personal Pension including 8% employer contribution.
• Life Assurance up x3 of actual salary.
• Free on-site parking.
• The opportunity to join a committed team of professionals working together to secure high achievement for all our students.
• Opportunity to work in a new purpose-built campus located within a very close proximity to the beach.
• Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
• Cycle to work scheme
• Support with travel expenses via a season ticket loan scheme for public transport usage.
• Refer a friend scheme – earn up to £500

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults; as such an enhanced DBS disclosure is required. 

The Academy is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all its students and staff.

Our vision is a brighter future for Deaf young people. If you feel you could be part of this story, we would like to hear from you.

For a job application pack: please visit the Academy’s website Welcome to the Deaf Academy or email the HR Department at 
Please apply by 12 noon on the closing date.

Registered Charity No.1124523

Interview Date: Monday 17th October 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationEast DevonDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX8 2AU

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupAdministrative, Secretarial & Office Support

  • Salary Details

    £23,280 per annum

  • Job TermFixed
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required