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Vacancy: Administrator

Location: Riddlesdown Collegiate  

Start Date: September 2024

Term Time Only

P6 £24,298 – P10 £26150 (pro rata term time plus 2 weeks £21,765 - £23,233)

Closing Date: 17th July 2024


Riddlesdown Collegiate is looking for an enthusiastic and committed Administrator to join our team.

Riddlesdown Collegiate is a fantastic place to work and learn. We are part of The Collegiate Trust whose vision of an exceptional education for all accurately describes the ambitions we hold for our students. They are bright, well-motivated and a pleasure to work with, whilst our staff are talented, hard-working and ambitious for themselves and others.

What does the role involve?

Our Administrative Team is an essential part of the Collegiate that provides outstanding services to both the teaching staff and student body. Administrative and support staff are appointed to assist the teachers and the students in the Collegiate. The priority for such staff is to free teachers from routine tasks so that they are able to concentrate on the quality of their teaching. This administrative position would have the specific responsibilities of supporting with School Trips and managing Reprographics.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Administrator to join our team of highly motivated professionals who are working collaboratively to raise standards and expectations at all levels throughout the Student Support Team.

Additionally, the job description and person specification shown in the application pack will give you a good indication of who we are looking for, including the skills and experience that would make for our ideal candidate.

Riddlesdown Collegiate

Riddlesdown Collegiate is an outstanding (Ofsted, March 2023) school at the heart of our community. We are a unique school with a ‘small schools’ model, meaning we are able to reap the benefits our scale brings, through investing in our people and resources, but students describe our ‘small schools’ Collegiate system as making them feel part of a ‘family.’ We are a warm, friendly, and ambitious school which aims to develop students’ character, nurturing their talents, as well as striving to reach the highest academic standards. Creating the right environment for teachers to thrive is at the very heart of our strategy and we invite you to explore our school and this role further. 

The Collegiate Trust

The Collegiate Trust is a family of 8 schools, primary and secondary, located in the Croydon and Crawley areas, educating children and young people from 3-19 years of age with a clear vision to deliver exceptional education for all.

The Central Team is mainly based at Riddlesdown Collegiate, a large, outstanding (OFSTED, March 2023) secondary school in Croydon with a longstanding reputation for high standards and an exceptional education.

Benefits of Working with The Collegiate Trust

We care about our staff’s health and wellbeing and offer an number of benefits that can be found in more on our website at Benefits of Working with TCT | The Collegiate Trust (  We continually strive to improve our employee experience, ensuring staff wellbeing is at the forefront of our decision making.  We offer generous holiday and salary opportunities, and are dedicated to ensuring professional development opportunities for all our staff.

How to Apply

For more information on what you will be doing, who we are looking for, the school and the Trust, please see download the Applicant Information Pack 

To apply, please use the Application form on the TES website 

The Collegiate Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

The Collegiate Trust is committed to equality, inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates. We are committed to providing a mutually supportive working environment where every individual is respected, valued and included.