Cover Administrator, Redbridge

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Caterham High SchoolRedbridge
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Start date: Required immediately
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: LBR3 – Pro rata - Salary £15,330 - £15,606
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to recruit a well organised and motivated Cover Administrator.   

The successful applicant will be responsible for managing and overseeing the day to day cover for planned and unplanned absences of teachers and staff.  They will also support with data and administration under the guidance of their Line Manager.   

It is an exciting time to join Caterham High School. We have a new Headteacher and a renewed energy as we strive for excellence in all that we do. There are opportunities to engage fully in the life of the school and bring your expertise and experiences to make a difference to this wonderful community of children, parents and carers, staff and governors. 

Our school serves a richly diverse area, with many ethnic groups and languages represented. We are very much a community school at the heart of a local neighbourhood, and we provide a haven in which our children feel safe, valued and happy. Each child at Caterham High School is important and we do our utmost to ensure that each student is given every opportunity to learn and succeed. Our students are polite and friendly.  

Caterham High School is a friendly and welcoming environment for staff. We have good facilities, strong CPD for staff and good relationships between students and staff. Staff have free access to our gym and other sports facilities, and free parking. 

We warmly welcome an informal visit or a conversation prior to application. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance. If you have not received a response within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted. References will be taken up for shortlisted candidates prior to interview unless you indicate on your application form that you do not wish your current employer to be approached prior to interview. 

For more information and an application pack please see our website or contact Debby Venner, (HR) on 0208 551 4321 or email 

Completed application forms should be returned by e-mail to by Monday 24th February 2020. Interviews will be held week beginning 3rd March 2020 

More about Caterham High School
Address: Caterham Avenue, Clayhall, Ilford, Essex, IG5 0QW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8551 4321