Senior Administrator

Senior Administrator - Temporary Post

  •   Croydon
  • £27,500 + Cash Plan + Pension Scheme + Additional Benefits
  • Date Posted ‐ 23 / 02 / 2022
  • Job Reference ‐ ST051


  • Overseeing the point of contact function for the central office Leadership college team, dealing with telephone calls and inbox queries.
  • Overseeing the maintenance and accuracy of all databases and evaluation records.
  • Liaising with Teaching School Hub Academies to ensure information is shared.
  • Overseeing the preparation of information to respond to queries from stakeholders and suppliers including DfE and ESFA.
  • Overseeing and maintaining the website ensuring that content is current, accurate and well presented. Images are changed regularly and out of date information is removed promptly.
  • Organising team diary and central calendar to be shared with colleagues ensuring that the calendar is kept up to date and event clashes are avoided.
  • Leading the administration and organisation for centrally run CPD, liaising with Academies to book training rooms, catering and refreshments.
  • Overseeing communications with participants undertaking training, confirming training times, venues and homework expectations ahead of training sessions.
  • Supporting financial systems and processes, tracking trainee details, recording programme costs and sending information to finance so that invoices can be generated. Sharing invoices with schools and tracking payments.
  • Producing clear and comprehensive communications to promote training opportunities e.g The e-newsletter.
  • Supervise the work of HLC Administrator(s) line managed by Head of HLC
  • Train and develop administrative staff as appropriate
  • Creating materials for events, documents, tasks sheets including printing / photocopying.
  • Ability to accurately provide regular updates on Leadership College activity.
  • Organise meetings / schedules, take notes and circulate meeting information.
  • Follow up on actions from participants / events.
  • Supporting the implementation of College process and procedures.
  • Maintain responsibility for an efficient filing system both electronically and manually, this may include audio and document preparation.
  • Proof reading and collate information for the production of marketing materials. 



  • General keyboarding skills are required along with a working knowledge of PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook
  • A high level of attention to detail is required
  • Good interpersonal skills evidenced
  • At least two years’ experience in administration with some experience of Apprenticeship administration reporting to ESFA
  • Excellent organisational and prioritising skills. Ability to use own initiative with a flexible and accommodating attitude
  • Proactive individual with excellent time keeping skills
  • Some experience in or exposure to the education sector. Competent with ICT and general keyboarding and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Publisher and Outlook
  • Experience using mail-merge functions in Microsoft Office. Data management skills (e.g. exporting data, creating/maintaining databases in Excel)
  • Experience using social media platforms, especially Twitter. Highly organised and proactive, with a willingness to work as part of a team, and autonomously
  • Communication skills and ability to conduct business in a professional manner at all times
  • Ability to work under pressure, adhere to tight deadlines and demonstrate a good work ethic
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Skills and understanding to be discreet, diplomatic and versatile



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Posted By: Simon Tregellas

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