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Administrator and Personal Assistant- 

Quality First Education Trust

(closing date 18th October 2021)

We are currently looking for an administrator to work within our central team, incorporating support to the CEO as well as a range of administrative support tasks. This is an exciting and busy time for us and we need strong administrative support to help us be as efficient and effective as possible.

The role will primarily be based at our Belleville Primary School sites (Webb’s Road SW11 6PR and Meteor Street SW11 5NZ) but will involve occasional working at our other schools.

We are looking for candidates with strong interpersonal skills, who work well with others and are sensitive and discreet, and have good IT and communication skills, with excellent written English.

Experience of working in an administrative role is desirable.

An information pack can be accessed on the Richmond and Wandsworth jobsite

Email your completed Q1E Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form to Please title your email “Q1E Admin Role”. We cannot accept CVs. Closing date: 18 October 2021 (at noon). 

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Senior Administrator and HR Officer-

Belleville Primary School

(Closing date 18th October 2021)

We are currently looking for an experienced administrator to support the senior leadership team as well as a range of HR/personnel duties for Belleville Primary School, with day-to-day oversight of the administration of school recruitment, human resources and payroll duties.  

We are looking for candidates who have strong interpersonal skills, work well with others, are sensitive and discreet, have strong IT skills and a good standard of literacy and numeracy, and are flexible, adaptable and willing to learn and develop. An HR/personnel background is not essential, although we are very interested in applicants who hold or are working towards an HR qualification. Experience of working within a school is desirable, and we are very interested in applicants with some prior experience of school management systems such as SIMs.

For full details please see our information pack on the Richmond and Wandsworth jobsite

Your completed Q1E Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form should be emailed to We cannot accept CVs. Please title your email “Belleville HR admin role”.

Closing date 18 October 2021 (at noon) with interviews on 21 October 2021.

Join our team


"I had more support in my first term at Q1E than I did in my first 4 years of teaching!" Q1E teacher

"The support has really helped to make my first year in teaching positive, helping me to build on my subject knowledge and shape my teaching style." New Q1E teacher 

"Support in class feels like a collaborative effort. Feedback is always extremely useful. Each week I am excited to implement the things we have discussed." Q1E teacher 

"Induction was fantastically organised and made me feel at ease about starting" Q1E NQT

"Staff across the four schools work together to plan their teaching. This sharing of expertise and resources is of much benefit to pupils and keeps staff workload manageable." Ofsted

The Quality First Education Trust regularly seeks excellent people to join our strong and highly motivated team. 

Recruiting, retaining and developing excellent staff is at the core of what we do. Staff have an entitlement to professional development and support at every stage, with a well-planned CPD curriculum. We offer excellent career opportunities, within schools and across our trust, with a range of first and middle leadership roles to enable staff to progress.

We have four diverse primary schools across south London:

Article ImageThe Alton School, a one form entry school next to Richmond Park, which also has a small Resource Base for children with learning difficulties


Article ImageBelleville Primary School, a popular outstanding school in Clapham Junction, with four to five forms per year group across two sites


Article ImageBelleville Wix Academy, a growing school near Clapham Common which shares its site with a French school and offers a bilingual stream


Article ImageChurchfields Primary School, a two form entry school with large grounds in Beckenham, which also has a specialist unit for children with severe and complex needs.


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What we offer:

Article ImageOur schools are supportive, forward looking and well resourced. We are able to offer excellent opportunities within and across our schools, which represent a diverse range of contexts, settings and communities. We have a Teaching School, a Maths Hub and a central support team, providing school staff with outstanding professional development as well as the chance to get involved with outreach work. To support our aspirational and inspirational curriculum we provide teachers with fully developed units and lesson plans, to which they add their own awe and wonder. We welcome applications from both new and experienced teachers.

Early Career Teacher support:

We have trained over 450 Early Career Teachers in the past eight years. If you’re a new teacher, you’ll be well looked after! You’ll receive three weeks’ paid training in July, before starting in September. This will be followed by 14 full days of focused induction sessions in your first two years (in addition to high quality school and trust INSET), a tailored development plan, in-school mentoring, and advice and support from our Q1E central team.
This is an exciting time for us and we want the best people to join us as we grow. We believe that “the quality of an education system cannot exceed the quality of its teachers.” If you are an ambitious practitioner with the drive to make a significant difference to the lives of the children we serve, we hope to hear from you.

Article ImagePlease download our brochure to find out more about working in the trust.

Visit us: Contact us at to arrange to visit any of our schools and discuss the role before you apply.  

Closing date: To find the best teachers, we keep recruitment open all year and staff may join us at different times. We consider applications on receipt, so early response is encouraged. 


Apply for a teaching role:

Teacher recruitment is managed centrally for our trust, so you only have to complete your Q1E application form once. To find the best people, we keep recruitment open all year round.

Please download the associated documents below. Completed applications should be emailed to  CVs are not accepted.

All posts in Q1E schools are subject to an enhanced DBS with barred list check. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

Download the Q1E- welcome letter

Download the Q1E - main scale teacher job description and person specification  

Download the Q1E application form

Download the Equal opportunities form

Download the Application guidance notes

You may also wish to check the vacancy pages of each of our schools if you are interested in teaching, leadership or support staff roles at Belleville Primary School, Belleville Wix Academy, The Alton Primary School or