Cherry Garden School

41 Bellenden Road, London SE15 5BB

020 7237 4050

Headteacher – Teresa Neary

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Current vacancies

Senior Administration Officer for special needs school in Peckham

Salary: Hay 7 scale
Contract: Full time
Contract term: Permanent
Start date: January 2021 or earlier

Required for January 2021 or sooner, Senior Administration Officer 36 hours per week – Monday to Friday, for 41 weeks per annum.

Cherry Garden is an outstanding community special school that meets the needs of children (2-11 years) with severe and complex needs including autism. We are a committed and motivated staff team who are constantly striving for ways to improve outcomes for all children. We are now settled into a new state of the art building with amazing facilities.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a senior administrator who is:

  • Positive, efficient and flexible.
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Able to demonstrate excellent communication skills.

Previous school experience is not essential. Please read the job description and personnel specification for the key criteria. The successful candidate will be based in the school office and will be committed to providing a high-quality service.

All Southwark schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check and have the right to work in the UK.

An application pack can be downloaded or may be requested from the School Administration Manager at Applications should be submitted to this email address or posted to The School Administration Manager, Cherry Garden School, 41 Bellenden Road, London SE15 5BB.


Closing Date: Friday, 9 October 2020
Interview Date: Monday, 19 October 2020