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Office Administrator - Maternity

The Brent Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2679-208S
  • Posted:20/05/2022
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:May/June 2022
  • App Close Date:21/05/2022 at 01:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Vacancy: Office Administrator

We are seeking to appoint a suitably skilled and friendly person to the post of Office Administrator at our popular, busy school.

The vacancy is fixed term, to cover maternity leave, for 37 hours per week - 8.00am until 4.30pm. The position is for 39 weeks per year (38 weeks term time, plus 5 INSET days). Part time /job share will be considered.

The office is the centre of communications between pupils and adults, both within and outside our school. The maintenance of an accurate diary system with a proactive approach are crucial. A positive, professional outlook is essential as well as a calm, caring approach and a track record of attention to detail. 

The successful candidate should have had previous experience of working within a school environment. Excellent typing skills, knowledge of relevant computer software and a good level of education, including GCSE English and Maths, are essential. The post requires the ability to be methodical, organised and the ability to prioritise work within a busy environment.

A caring, patient and understanding approach and a good sense of humour are essential. We are seeking to appoint a 'Brent' person: someone who is enthusiastic, flexible, resourceful and full of energy!

We provide quality support and appropriate professional development.

A First Aid qualification would be advantageous.

Visits to the school are definitely encouraged. Please email:  sarah.fordham@brent.kent.sch.uk or call 01322 223 943 for further information, or to arrange a visit.



Information about the school

Information about the school

With a great reputation in the community, The Brent Primary School prides itself on providing the best possible education for the pupils in its care.

The Brent Primary School, part of Cygnus Academies Trust, is situated in Dartford. We are an Outstanding growing 3 Form Entry Primary school that is friendly and welcoming, with supportive staff and children from a variety of backgrounds. We are a caring team with effective structures to support staff in their roles across the school.

We encourage all our staff to be active in their self development and training. We offer many opportunities for staff to develop their career within our mutually supportive team. We are a Growth Mindset school, without limiting pupil or adult learning. We encourage everyone to strive to be the best they can be personally and professionally.

With extensive grounds, which include a swimming pool, running track and wildlife areas; we are committed to an outdoor learning approach. Our creative, topic-based curriculum 'IGNITE' promotes engagement and enjoyment, as well as the knowledge and skills for life-long learning.

Further information about the school is available at: www.brent.kent.sch.uk and information about the Trust is available at www.cygnusacademiestrust.org.uk

If you would like to add your skills and knowledge to Team Brent and join us as we grow and develop, please get in touch.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Sarah Fordham
  • Address:London Road, Dartford, Kent, DA2 6BA
  • Telephone: 01322 223 943
  • Email: office@brent.kent.sch.uk


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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).