Office Administrator

Coombe Wood SchoolSouth Croydon

Career Opportunity in thriving, friendly office

Term Time only - 36 hours per week

A new opening has arisen for a highly organised and efficient administrator, proficient at dealing with people and capable of working without supervision. If you thrive in a busy environment, work a calm demeanour, this vital role offers a variety of duties where you are responsible for administrative work, some student service tasks, with some student data input and management. You will be joining a small, dedicated and friendly team.

This varied role may include some reception work, where the ability to interact appropriately with parents and visitors is important, administrative and practical support for student medical care, parents' evenings and other special events.

If you are a dedicated worker and an enthusiastic team player ready to join us on this journey, please access further details of the duties which are listed in the Job Description in the Candidate Pack available for download on   

The school is growing significantly each year and recently settled in its new £35M building based in its extensive 30-acre parkland site. This role will be refined and more specialised as the school grows towards capacity including welcoming our first sixth formers in 2021. 


Our ethos derives from the theoretical and practical nature of sport with TEAMWORK, RESPECT, ENJOYMENT, DISCIPLINE and SPORTSMANSHIP as its core values. All staff are expected to demonstrate and support these in their everyday work. Coombe Wood School teaching and non-teaching staff will work closely together across many different areas of the school to ensure the best possible learning experiences for our students.

Coombe Wood School is part of Folio Education Trust: . This is a local collaboration of schools, with future possibilities of shared training or working at more than one school, so by becoming part of the team at Coombe Wood School, your career will experience wider benefits.


This is a new secondary fully-inclusive co-educational school, serving the communities of South and Central Croydon, established to meet an urgent rising local demand. Based in a new state-of-the-art £35M building opposite Lloyd Park in South Croydon, including amazing sports facilities available to staff. There are excellent Tramlink services to and from East Croydon station (just 5 minutes’ journey-time away) and it is a short walk from several bus routes. 

Benefits include:

• Chance to join a friendly and supportive team. 

• 7 INSET days per year, CPD and well-being feature clearly in our SDP

• Heavily oversubscribed, catchment includes many aspirational, supportive families.

• Outstanding brand new £35 million buildings opened January 2021.

• Free access to new sports amenities for staff.

• Employer pension scheme through LGPS.

Application Procedure

Please download the candidate pack and application form or visit  There are virtual tours and faculty talks signp osted on our website.  For enquires about this role please contact 

Please email your completed applications to    in compliance with safer recruitment guidelines CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 9am Tuesday 8th June 2021

Interviews: Week commencing 14th June

Folio Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The recruitment process will include an enhanced DBS check, medical screening, confirmation of right to work in the UK and all other pre-employment checks in line with safer recruitment requirements.

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Equal Opportunities

At Folio Education Trust we believe that all individuals are of equal value and we are committed to equal opportunities for all. All people who work and study in the school have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, class, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation and religion or belief.

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