We are currently looking to appoint an Assistant Administrator to support our Sixth Form Central Team based in East Croydon.
As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With a multitude of progression routes and outstanding CPD for support staff, expect to be supported throughout your career whether in our central team or in one of our 49 academies. Your ambitions are ample to the growing success of our academies, maintaining this means putting your ambitions first with a strong career progressive culture. Join us in our mission to positively contribute to cultivating an exceptional learning environment for all our students.
The Assistant Administrator will assist the PA to the Federation Sixth Form Principal by undertaking a range of administrative and general tasks and will provide comprehensive and confidential support to the Principal’s PA. The role involves working with a wide range of contacts within the Federation. It is important that the post holder conducts the business of the Principal’s office in a professional manner and conveys a positive image of the Federation at all times.
What we are looking for
- At least two years’ experience in administration.
- Excellent organisational and prioritising skills
- Ability to work under pressure, adhere to tight deadlines and demonstrate a good work ethic.
About Harris Sixth Form
Planting the seed of ambition, aspiration and work ethic starts with producing an environment capable of nurturing this. At Harris Sixth Form, we are committed to shaping our young people to be the best of themselves as possible, equipping them with the necessary tools for the world of today.
Harris Sixth Form caters to almost 2,000 students, making us one of the largest Sixth Forms in London. With 10 base campuses, students to attend a more fully-formed learning environnment across sites with a wealth of facilities available to them. With support from partnerships, Harris Sixth Form is able to deliver sixth formers meaningful opportunities and access to facilities, contacts, experiences and advice that are simply not found on this scale anywhere else. Working to create a more dynamic, fulfilling Sixth Form experience for students across London, we provide a range of vocational, A-level and BTEC courses to accomodate the potential and ambition of each of our students.
Why work for Harris Federation
Harris Federation stands as the leading large Multi Academy Trust for both primary and secondary education in Greater London. Holding a reputation for bringing transformative approaches to education, we hold a unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.
Paramount to what we do is closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers. Social mobility has always been a core mission of the Harris Federation. Within this, we have continuously transformed standards in schools that had, in some cases, failed for generations before joining the Harris Federation. We are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education in order to nurture their individual potential.
Every child in London deserves the best possible education. Join us in creating spaces of learning where children everywhere are nurtured for their potential and given the tools necessary to shape their own future.
As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:
- The opportunity to develop and grow your career within the Federation.
- Performance and loyalty bonus
- Pension scheme (LGPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
- Bicycle Purchase and ICT loans
Click here for a full list of Harris benefits.
Applications will be reviewed as and when received and we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.
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. Harris Federation is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education. Click here to view our full equality and diversity statement.