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Office Administrator - Full-time

Woodchurch CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3145-110S
  • Posted:14/05/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:26/05/2022 at 16:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking for an efficient and highly effective Office Assistant to join our team. The successful applicant should be experienced, enthusiastic and hardworking.

They will be the first point of contact for our parents and visitors so we therefore expect the successful candidate to:-

  • Have the ability to make our pupils feel valued and safe
  • Maintain a welcoming environment for parent, pupils and visitors
  • Have high standards of communication (written, face to face, telephone)
  • Be passionate about supporting our children and the community
  • Be able to organise, multi-task and prioritise your workload
  • Have knowledge of SIMS and/or Google Suite- although training will be provided.
  • Enjoy working as a team
  • Have a positive approach to working with children and a commitment to our safeguarding procedures. 
  • Offer enthusiasm and energy to the role

This is a varied role which involves receptionist duties alongside other administrative tasks, as well as supporting in other areas around the school. No two days are the same! 

Due to the scope of the role, the ability to prioritise and remain flexible whilst maintaining excellent service standards is absolutely essential.

Please read the person specification and job description for full details of the role.

Hours: 8:15am-3:30pm

5 days a week (term time only). 

As this role is term time only, the pay is based on the full-time equivalent of KR3, which is pro-rata to £14,202.21

Experience of Office administration or working in a school would be advantageous. Previous applicants need not apply. 

A visit to the school prior to application is essential. Please contact us to schedule a visit via email using office@woodchurch.kent.sch.uk.

Should an strong application be recieved before the deadline, we reserve the right to interview prior to closing date. 

For more information about our school please visit our school website, www.woodchurch.kent.sch.uk

All applications must be made via Kent-Teach using the KCC application form.

Woodchurch Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

Information about the school

Woodchurch Church of England Primary School has 163 children on roll and is situated in the heart of the Kent countryside in the village of Woodchurch, 6 miles from Ashford and 4 miles from Tenterden. We are a school at the heart of the community, that puts children at the heart of everything we do. Our site consists of a mixture of Victorian and modern buildings.

Woodchurch CE Primary School plays a central role within a close knit village community. We enjoy a well-established relationship with the wider parish. We are proud of our inclusive, Christian ethos and benefit from strong, mutually supportive links with the local community, church and parents.

As a school we value each individual child and strive to provide a stimulating, learning experience for all our children. We are committed to ensuring that each child achieves their very best whilst in our care.

Our confident and engaging children are key to the welcoming family atmosphere you will find here at our amazing school. Our parents care about their children’s education and we have a very active parent and friends association. You will be supported by a great Governing Body. We have strong links with our collaboration, Tenterden Rural Alliance made up other schools, including primary, secondary and special schools.

To find out more about us visit our fantastic school website.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Kelly Burlton and Mrs Jen Dawes
  • Address:Bethersden Road, Ashford, Kent, TN26 3QJ
  • Telephone: (01233) 860232
  • Email: office@woodchurch.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01233) 860804


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).