Admin Manager

  • Bedford
  • Competitive salary
  • Contract

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  • Term: Part-time Temp Contract (12 months)
  • Days: 3 days per week
  • Salary: £27-28k pa pro-rata
  • Location: Bedford

Simply Education, part of The MCG Group, is a recruitment specialist providing permanent and temporary teaching staff to local schools, nurseries & other educational settings across the UK. 

We are looking for an Interim Candidate Administration Manager, working three days a week (currently Mon, Wed and Fri), to support and effectively manage all members of our Candidate Compliance Department. 

It is the Administration Manager’s role to ensure all necessary checks are completed by the team, so that all Simply Education teachers are fully compliant in accordance with safeguarding children guidance. This role also ensures that all Simply Education employees are informed of any important legislative and/or regulatory changes, alongside the support and governance of Group Compliance Business Partners. 

Summary of main responsibilities: 

  • Ensuring the department provides a streamlined candidate experience throughout the compliance process, whilst maintaining regular candidate contact  
  • Effectively managing the candidate compliance department, both in the UK and South Africa 
  • Accurate recording of candidate and client information on company databases  
  • Overseeing, managing, and tracking documentation relating to continued suitability of candidates  
  • Managing candidate documentation in a proficient manner  
  • Monitoring outstanding documents and ensuring compliance requirements are chased efficiently  
  • Daily communication with managers and consultants to update and action plan their pipeline 
  • Monitoring and reporting on figures, targets, and performance  
  • Responding to requests and queries in a timely fashion 


To be successful in this role, you will need strong admin and team management experience, excellent IT skills (including office 365), the ability to work autonomously and flexibly and superb time management, organisation and planning skills. 

In return, we will provide you with excellent training and working environment, support to settle into the role, a competitive salary, and the opportunity to attend our fabulous reward and appreciation events (including our coveted annual UK awards night and summer conference trip).  

Search #WeAreMCG on LinkedIn to get an idea of our Group’s culture – we like to think we are a fun, hardworking and inclusive Group of people with #BeGREAT values. 

If you would like to work for a Top 100 ‘Best Company to work for 2021’ in the UK, please get in touch (and the current post-holder is happy to have an informal chat and answer any questions). 

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