Languages Faculty Administrator, South Croydon

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Whitgift SchoolSouth Croydon
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £26,207.00-28,479.00 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience), £20,663.20-22,454.60 per annum (pro rata to term-time only)
Contract term: Permanent

Whitgift is a leading independent day and boarding school for boys, with approximately 106 boarding pupils and flexi boarding pupils. It is set in an attractive 48-acre parkland site in South Croydon enjoying excellent links to London, Surrey and the south coast.

We are seeking to appoint a Languages Faculty Administrator to work full-time (40 hours per week) during term-time only within a thriving and busy Languages Faculty. The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and an interest in foreign cultures. The post would suite a hard-working, reliable and enthusiastic person with a good sense of humour and the ability to work well under pressure and adapt to changing circumstances. Therefore a flexible, pro-active and self-motivated team-player with proven administrative and IT skills including Word, Excel and database is desired. This position is available from March 2018.

In return we offer a generous salary and benefits package including a money purchase pension scheme (plus Life Assurance Cover), Employee Discount Club, discounted school fees for the Foundation Schools, discounted off-peak membership at our on-site gym (Nuffield Health), membership of a healthcare plan, a range of family-friendly benefits and season ticket loan.

We welcome applications from all sectors of our community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

For further information, please visit the school's website: and select the white 'documents available' button at the top left of the advertisement, and the green 'apply' button on the top right for the online application form.  For any queries, please telephone Human Resources Department on 020 8688 9222 or e-mail .

Applications will be reviewed on a daily basis and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received so we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

Closing date: Midnight on Thursday 22 February 2018. Interviews: W/c 26 February or 5 March 2018.

Whitgift School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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