Administrative Assistant – Fixed-Term Contract

A fixed term opportunity has arisen within the School Office at Dollar Academy for an Administrative Assistant.

Dollar Academy is an independent, coeducational school founded in 1818, with a roll of some 1,350 pupils, of whom around 100 are boarders accommodated in one boys’ and two girls’ boarding houses. Academic standards are high and the school has a reputation for excellence in all fields. The Academy is situated in about 50 acres of grounds, amidst delightful scenery, in the small town of Dollar at the foot of the Ochil Hills, twelve miles east of Stirling, and provides a most attractive working environment.

Reporting to the School Office Manager the successful candidate will join a highly professional and supportive team in a department that is crucial to the success and smooth running of the Academy.

Duties are varied and alongside the general admin duties expected within a busy school office may include areas such as reception, dedicated admin support to various departments, school communications and reprographics.

This post requires a hard-working individual who is dedicated, diligent and flexible with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office and ideally iSAMS. The ability to relate to a wide variety of people during the course of the day and handle changing needs and priorities whilst meeting deadlines in an accurate and effective manner is essential.

The Academy’s Support Staff Application Form must be completed and is available to download by visiting our website. Completed application forms should be mailed to: The Human Resources Department, Dollar Academy, Mylne Avenue, Dollar, FK14 7DU, Clackmannanshire OR emailed to before 5pm on Friday 5 April 2024.

CVs and covering letters are optional. We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

All appointments at Dollar Academy are subject to satisfactory clearance through the Disclosure Scotland Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme. The successful candidate will be asked to make a formal application, the cost of which will be covered by the Academy.