Administrator - Croydon, South East London

Ref: 5474Thursday 23 May 2024

School Receptionist / School Administrator – SEND School – Croydon – ASAP Start

£13-£15 per hour PAYE

Full-time school receptionist/school administrator positions available

Working hours? (7:45 am - 2:45 pm) Mon - Friday 

A large and reputable special needs school in Croydon seeks office school administrators, including school receptionists and school finance assistants.

The successful school administrator or receptionist candidate will work in a busy, fast-paced school environment. They must be warm and welcoming while presenting a professional image for the school. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, customer-focused, organised, and have excellent communication skills. They will need to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the school/environment while maintaining a calm manner.

The successful candidate will undertake basic admin tasks, such as assisting with the running of reception, taking and responding to telephone calls and emails, supporting school admissions, and a range of other varied admin tasks at the management’s discretion with the school's needs.

The school can offer the following:

  • A caring and supportive school community that is culturally diverse and inclusive
  • Dedicated staff committed to achieving high standards
  • A supportive, warm and welcoming ethos


  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional qualifications in office administration are a plus.
  • Proven experience as a receptionist, administrative assistant, or similar role.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organisational and multitasking abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Here at Parker Smith, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and references will be requested before the interview.

Interested in hearing more about this Senior school administrator role?

If you want to hear more about the School Receptionist role, please get in touch! You can apply by responding to this advert, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV to us.

Unfortunately, if you are not contacted within 5 working days, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV, and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this.

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