Administration Assistant, Croydon

Closing date:

Meridian High SchoolCroydon
Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Please see advert
Contract term: Fixed Term

Salary: GLF G5 £21,169 - £23,800 Pro Rata £19,433 - £21,849

Location: Meridian High School, Fairchildes Avenue, New Addington, Croydon, CR0 0AH 

Contract: Full-time – 36 hours per week , 42 weeks a year, fixed term contract (one year)

Start date: ASAP


We are looking for an Administrative Assistant to provide an efficient and effective administrative and finance support as a member of our school's office team. The successful candidate will promote a professional and friendly point of call to all parents and visitors to our school.


Please see a list below of the key accountabilities:

·         Raising purchase orders

·         Goods receipting

·         School Uniform Shop

·         Managing lettings: site visits for hirer, agreeing charges, sending booking forms, T&C’s, policies, checking availability, dealing with complaints, communications, debt collection

·         Producing best value paperwork

·         Recording supply teacher costs and checking invoices

·         Administering trip paperwork

·         Administration of parent pay and other online payment platforms

·         Credit card management

·         Chasing debts (hirers)

·         Reception cover (30 mins per day)

·         Duties: Lunch duty – twice a week


Although this is a brief overview of what the successful candidate will be expected to do, for a full list of the accountabilities and more information on the role, please click on the job description. 

We would strongly recommend that you let us arrange a visit for you to visit the school to see for yourself why this is such a special opportunity. We would welcome any potential applicants to book a tour in with the Headteacher via his P.A., Debbie Longhurst, at d.longhurst@meridianhigh.london​


GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF reserves the right to invite candidates for interview prior to the closing date. We would therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible. Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.



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Address: Fairchildes Avenue, New Addington, Croydon, CR0 0AH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 3943 1328