Business Administrator (Cover)

Business Administrator (Cover)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the School’s Central Administration Team covering a range of responsibilities with a focus on the administration, organisation and smooth running of the daily cover system for staff absence, as well as being part of the School’s Exam Team and providing general administrative support to colleagues across the School.

The successful candidate will be comfortable working collaboratively in a vibrant open plan environment and possess excellent organisational and administrative skills with a thorough working knowledge of MS Office. A calm approach, attention to detail, confidentiality and the ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure are essential, as is the ability to communicate and deal confidently with a wide range of people and situations. The post holder will have considerable knowledge of best practice within an administrative setting, be an excellent organiser, able to act on their own initiative to problem-solve and possess outstanding interpersonal skills.

Salary: c£31,500 p.a. FTE (c£27,000 p.a. pro-rata for hours and weeks below), depending on skills and experience

Hours: 40 hours per week x 40 weeks per annum (term time + 6 weeks)

The School’s benefits include:

  • Complimentary lunch during term-time
  • Fees remission for children of staff
  • Use of the School’s Sports Centre (including swimming pool) at designated times
  • Discount membership to Harrow School’s Golf Club
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Commitment to professional development

For further information and to apply please refer to the job description, person specification and application forms at the bottom of the page.


Completed applications should be returned to recruitment.support@johnlyon.org

Please be aware that CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 12:00pm on Monday 8th August 2022.


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.