The Orpheus Centre is an independent specialist College in Godstone, Surrey. We focus on developing independence skills through performing and visual arts and make dramatic improvements to young disabled adults’ lives. 

Set up by musician and songwriter Sir Richard Stilgoe, Orpheus offers learning, supported housing and personal care all on the same site in Godstone, Surrey.  We showcase what Orpheus students can offer in the workplace and we challenge the barriers to employment faced by some disabled people.

We are currently seeking a self-motivated, skilled and experienced MIS Administrator. This role will ensure that systems and processes are efficiently aligned and continually improved to enable effective business results.  This will include the provision of timely data and statistics across a range of external stakeholders, managers, and staff within the organisation.  They will need to be highly organised, computer literate, efficient and motivated; able to take the initiative when required and support all members of staff who require data held within the MIS systems(s) or other related applications. 

This role is vital to ensuring the success of our young people and the organisation, and supporting the provision of an effective and efficient MIS system.

21 hours per week / 52 weeks per year 
(hours may be altered on occasions according to the needs of the curriculum and organisation)

Salary: £14,283.84 (FTE £23,806.40)

Excellent benefits include (but not limited to) 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, enhanced pension contribution, free staff lunches, Employment Assistant Program (EAP) and training and development opportunities.

Essential qualifications, knowledge and experience:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs A-C or equivalent including English language
  • Educated to at least level 3
  • Experience of system developments, implementations, maintenance, data collection, data management, analysis and reporting 
  • Experience using a student records system in education, ideally within the Further Education sector
  • Experience of working with systems, data and processes, particularly in a post 16 education settings
  • Technically adept
  • An understanding of effective utilisation of resources
  • Willingness to maintain and update personal specialist skills and knowledge through engaging with appropriate CPD activities and training
  • An experienced organiser who has high standards
  • Excellent IT and administrative skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Analytical and report writing skills
  • Innovative and creative
  • Ability to create internal learning and development plan and resources
  • Sense of humour
  • Flexibility to work with a range of stakeholders
  • Ability to work well in a team and foster good relationships within a multi-disciplinary workforce

Orpheus is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all service users. As part of our safer recruitment process and in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, online searches will form part of this process. We are committed to the promotion of equal opportunities.

This post is classed as having a high degree of contact with vulnerable adults and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. It is therefore subject to an Enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure Barring Service.

In order to be considered you must be eligible to work in the UK

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The Orpheus Centre is proud to be a disability confident employer.

We have made a positive commitment to employing disabled people. Reasonable adjustments will be made to the recruitment procedure as required in consultation with the applicant to ensure no-one is disadvantaged because of their disability. If a disabled person is selected for a position, reasonable adjustments will be made to the workplace, including premises and equipment, work duties and practices or policies, as appropriate. All disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role as set out in the role profile and person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are:

  • Challenging attitudes towards disability
  • Increasing understanding of disability
  • Removing barriers to disabled people and those with long-term health conditions
  • Ensuring that disabled people have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspiration


Applications will be reviewed as we receive them and if a suitable candidate is identified, we reserve the right to close our advert sooner.

No agencies please.