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There are no teaching vacancies and four support staff vacancies at present.

We are a highly respected independent co-educational day and boarding school with 920 pupils aged from 3-18 located in South Croydon. Last year saw our best ever A-Level results and a significant increase in our top GCSE grades. We have ambitious plans to grow our pupil numbers whilst remaining committed to a mixed ability intake and the delivery of a total education, and we provide strong pastoral care for every pupil alongside a comprehensive co-curricular and enrichment programme. Our pupils, parents and staff experience a warm and friendly environment and our aim is to build on this to become the family school of choice in South London.

Junior School Secretary
Salary: c£18,220
Closing date:  Wednesday 4th February at 12noon


We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic secretary and administrator to support the smooth running of the Junior School office by effectively dealing with enquiries from staff, pupils, parents and visitors to the school.

You should have previous administrative and secretarial experience in a professional environment, ideally in an education setting. You will have excellent interpersonal, customer-care and organisational skills, and be highly proficient in Microsoft Office packages with fast accurate typing skills. Previous experience in using design and print programmes such as Publisher or In-Design to produce publicity material such as newsletters, leaflets, posters and programmes is desirable but training will be given.

Files for download:
Junior School Secretary Information Pack - click here
Junior School Secretary Advert - click here
Job application form (Word) - Click here
Job Application form (pdf) - Click here
Criminal Declaration form - click here

PA to The Headmaster, Mr C Hutchinson
Closing date for application: Monday 2nd February at 10am
Interview:  Week commencing 9th February
Salary:  c£30,000 depending on experience (more for an exceptional candidate)

We are now seeking an outstanding, hard-working and energetic Personal Assistant to the Headmaster, who will play a pivotal role in supporting our aim of outstanding academic success for all our pupils.
You should have previous high level executive and secretarial experience in a professional environment at a senior level, ideally in an education setting. You will have excellent interpersonal, customer-care and organisational skills, be able to effectively promote the School externally, and be pro-active, able to make suggestions for change. You will be highly proficient in Microsoft Office packages with fast accurate typing skills and be flexible in your approach to your working hours.

Please send a detailed statement with your completed application form and criminal declaration form, outlining how your qualifications, experience, skills and knowledge match the requirements in the job description and person specification to hr@royalrussell.co.uk.

Files for download:
PA to Headmaster Information Pack - click here
PA to Headmaster Job Advert - click here
Job application form (Word) - Click here
Job Application form (pdf) - Click here
Criminal Declaration form - click here

Senior School Administrator
Closing date for application: Monday 2nd February at 10am
Salary: c£17,000 depending on experience (more for an exceptional candidate)

We are now seeking an experienced administrator who will take responsibility for prompt and effective communication of School information to our pupils and staff through the development, production and uploading of high quality, creatively written documents for internal and external publication.
You should have previous administrative experience using Microsoft Office at a high level, have fast and accurate typing skills and ideally have knowledge of and experience in using Publisher and In-Design to create professionally finished publications. You will have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, and good creative writing and design skills. This post is required during term dates but some flexibility of working hours will be required to cover results days.

Candidates are required to submit a completed application form together with a supporting letter outlining the extent to which they can demonstrate their ability to do the job and meet the criteria indicated in the person specification.

Please send your completed application form and criminal declaration form to hr@royalrussell.co.uk

Files for download:
Senior School Administrator Information Pack - click here
Senior School Administrator Advert - click here
Job application form (Word) - Click here
Job Application form (pdf) - Click here
Criminal Declaration form - click here


Senior Chef

Closing date for application:  Monday 2nd February at 10.00am
Salary: £20,500-£26,200 depending on qualifications and experience

We are seeking a qualified and experienced Senior Chef who will provide high quality catering meals for our pupils and staff. The department caters for up to 130 boarders seven days a week, and provides lunch for up to 1200 pupils and staff five times a week, as well a variety of School functions. You should have a real passion for cooking high quality, innovative, healthy food, be qualified to NVQ level 2 or 3 (Hospitality and Catering or Cooking for Catering) or equivalent, have experience of preparing, cooking and presenting food in a similar, high volume environment, as well as supervising other Chefs.

You should be a team player, hardworking, reliable, organised and motivated to deliver high quality service. As the role is highly customer facing, you should have great communication and customer service skills, and the ability to maintain a polite, friendly and positive attitude at all times. You should be able to use your own initiative to ensure that your daily tasks are completed to the highest standards.

It would be beneficial if you had previous experience in a high-volume catering environment but a strong work ethic, a can-do attitude, and a willingness to pitch in are most important. The staffing rota is planned half-termly in advance so you will work on a shift pattern of 5 days per week on a rota according to the kitchen opening hours of 6.30 am to 8.30 pm out of 7 days per week.

If you are interested in joining us please send a detailed statement with your completed application form and criminal declaration form outlining how your qualifications, experience, skills and knowledge match the requirements in the job description and person specification and send completed applications to hr@royalrussell.co.uk.

Files for download:
Senior Chef job description - Click here
Senior Chef job advert - Click here
Job application form (Word) - Click here
Job Application form (pdf) - Click here
Criminal Declaration form - click here

These exciting opportunities are coupled with some excellent benefits which include free car parking, lunch (when the kitchen is in operation), a pension scheme, as well as the use of on-site tennis courts and swimming pool. Staff are also entitled to a 50% discount on School fees (pro-rata for part time staff).

You can also contact the school on 020 8657 4433 for further information.







Registered Name: Russell School Trust, registered in England and Wales number 1163246
Registered Office: Coombe Lane, Croydon, Surrey, CR9 5BX. Registered Charity number 271907