Administrative Assistant, Croydon, London

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Harris Professional Skills Sixth FormCroydon, London

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3 (Outer London): £21,429-£22,083 FTE
Contract term: Permanent

 We are seeking to appoint an Administrative Assistant to join the team at our new academy. 

What we are looking for:

  • Experience of administrative work in a busy educational environment
  • A commitment to high standards and attention to details
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office and excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • The ability to organise, prioritise and meet deadlines

Your role: 

You will be responsible for providing an effective and efficient clerical support and day to day administrative support to the PA/Academy Administrator, Head of Academy and from time to time to the wider team. This will include some HR support.

As an employee with the Harris Federation, you will receive a generous benefits package, including performance and loyalty bonus, pension scheme (LGPS), Harris wellbeing cash plan and additional Harris benefits.

About Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form

Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form is opening in a brand new and easily accessible state of the art campus in South Norwood in September 2018. Providing an outstanding vocational education, the sixth form will prepare students for skills based work or transition to university for students in Croydon and surrounding boroughs. Integral to this new academy will be an alternative provision centre, Harris Aspire, made up of both key stage 3 and key stage 4 pupils. Aspire will take a welfare driven, pastoral approach to supporting students in reframing attitudes to education, without sacrificing educational progress and attainment. Utilising a rich curriculum which blends both academic and vocational subjects, teachers and a range of therapeutic professionals will work as one team to break down barriers to education whilst supporting the intellectual, emotional and social development of the pupils in our care.

Why work at Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form?

  • The opportunity to be part of a brand new academy for young people in Croydon and the surrounding areas
  • State-of-the-art facilities for each course, with modern classrooms and learning suites
  • Excellent prospects for personal and professional development as the academy grows
  • Generous Harris rewards and benefits.

For a full job description and person specification, please download the Candidate Information Pack. 

For more information, or to arrange a visit or a confidential discussion with the Principal, please contact the academy on 020 8253 7777 or info@harrisps6f.org.uk.

The Harris Federation offers exceptional opportunities for personal and professional development. No matter what stage you are at or what job you do, we will support and develop your skills, with our Teaching School delivering outstanding courses for staff at every level.

As part of Harris, you will have the opportunity to progress within a close regional network, with regular opportunities for promotion available both within the academy and across the Federation.

We have a highly experienced team of leaders, including executive principals, mentors and subject specialists, all committed to supporting your career and developing your skills.

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Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.



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Phase: Further Education
Address: 11 Oliver Grove, Croydon, London, SE25 6ED, United Kingdom

Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form is opening in September 2018 and will provide an outstanding vocational education and preparation for skills based work or transition to university for students in Croydon and those from surrounding boroughs. Thi...