Senior Teaching School Coordinator / PA, Croydon

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Harris FederationCroydon

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Start date: Immediate Start
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £35,000 - £38,000 per annum + Harris Benefits
Contract term: Permanent

Passionate about making a difference? Think Harris.

We are currently looking to appoint a talented and highly organised Senior Administrator to join the Harris Federation Teaching School. The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day administration of leadership and apprenticeship programmes across all our academies. 

Your opportunity 

You will liaise with internal and external teams and ensure our leadership and apprenticeship provision is compliant and within statutory guidance in all areas of apprenticeship administration and ESFA funding. Reporting to the Head of the Teaching School, you will be responsible for the day-to-day administration process for ours leadership programmes and apprenticeships, working with academies, training providers and learners. The role will also involve liaison and communication with central team departments, academy HR, and external agencies.  

  • Training and conference organisation, administration and communication 
  • Record-keeping for trainees, host Academies, mentors and potential applicants 
  • Liaising with all stakeholders and all external parties including university links, training providers
  • HR processes for enrolling and support learners 
  • Liaising with the Federation and stakeholders as required 

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 47 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.  

What we are looking for 

  • At least two years’ experience in administration with some experience of event management. 
  • Excellent organisational and prioritising skills 
  • Ability to work under pressure, adhere to tight deadlines and demonstrate a good work ethic.   

Please download the job pack for a full job description. 

About the Teaching School Alliance 

The Harris Federation Teaching School Alliance is the professional development centre for the Harris Federation, providing high-quality training to schools and academies in and around London. Two Harris academies have been awarded Teaching School status, Harris City Academy Crystal Palace and Harris Academy Chafford Hundred to form the Alliance. 

Both Teaching Schools work collaboratively with the rest of the Federation academies to deliver the Teaching School offer, making up the Harris Federation Teaching School Alliance. We are keen to work with more schools to share tried and tested practices, designate Specialist Leaders of Education and offer high-quality training opportunities to teachers. 

Harris Benefits 

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.  

The 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.  


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.

More about Harris Federation
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: 4th Floor, Norfolk House, Wellesley Road, Croydon, CR0 1LH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 253 7777
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The Harris Federation is a not-for-profit educational charity with almost 25 years of education experience in and around London. Our primary, secondary, all-through and sixth form academies have an international reputation for delivering a step chang...