Prep School Administration Assistant – Part Time – Required Immediately

Closing date: 24 Jan 2020

Grade 3

FTE Salary: £22,500

Actual Salary: £10,078


We are looking to appoint a self-motivated, well-organised administration assistant with exceptional administrative and communication skills.  

In this role you will provide a varied administrative support service, which will include maintaining an effective filing system, word-processing, photocopying, minute taking, and any other ad hoc administrative duties as requested.

You will also provide cover for the prep school reception as and when required.

An exemplary front of house manner and caring approach are essential, along with an aptitude for Microsoft Office applications and attention to detail.  Previous school experience would be advantageous.  

Why Sydenham High School

Sydenham High School, established in 1887, is an independent day school for girls from 4-18 with approximately 670 pupils. The school is part of The Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the largest independent school group in the UK. It is at the forefront of education for girls and a strong voice in promoting opportunities for young women.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a strong professional development programme. These benefits include:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free school lunches
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

For full details and an application pack please  download the documents below.

Alternatively, please contact or the School Office on 0208 557 7000.


Applications should be received by 12 noon on Friday 24 January 2020 with interviews scheduled to take place immediately. References for shortlisted candidates will be taken before interview.


GDST are committed to the safeguarding of children, and child protection screening will apply to this post.