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Headteachers Pa/School Secretary - Term Time

Orchards Academy, Swanley

  • Ref:KCC886-4031-178S
  • Posted:17/05/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 9
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:30/05/2022 at 16:00
  • Interviews:W/C 06/06/22

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Job Title: Headteachers PA/School Secretary

Location Orchards Academy                         Salary/ salary range: Kent scale 9 £30,485 – £34,693 (FTE)

Closing Date: Monday 30th May 2022 we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications.

37 hours per week (41 weeks per year, 2 being in the school holidays)

Interview Date: W/C 6th June 2022                                         Start Date: As soon as possible 

I am delighted to introduce you to Orchards Academy, a secondary school that is at the heart of the local community. At Orchards we aim to provide a caring yet challenging curriculum and environment in which the talents of each student are nurtured and enabled to flourish. Where there is a relentless drive to enable students to achieve their full potential.

Following the recent news that Orchards Academy has been awarded a new build by the Government we are very excited to be recruiting for a Headteachers PA/School Secretary. We are looking for a highly passionate, enthusiastic and committed individual who shares our belief in providing these highest levels of education for all students.

Amongst other things this ideal candidate should demonstrate;

- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage challenging issues with staff,      parents and students

- Excellent planning and organisational skills to include time management

- Able to work as part of a team but also confident in working individually without close supervision demonstrating initiative and proactivity

- Ensuring confidentiality and discretion in all communication with the school community and other stakeholders

- Experience in using or managing SIMS, or a similar database would be advantageous 

Please read the job description for more information about the role and responsibilities.

For any questions or to book an informal conversation about this position please contact Mrs Angela Jones via email to: angela.jones@orchards-tkat.org  or Tel: 01322 616136

NO AGENCIES PLEASE - WE ARE LOOKING TO FILL THIS VACANCY BY DIRECT APPLICATION ONLY

Working for TKAT: Leadership within TKAT schools require passion, understanding, empathy and above all, a genuine love for the profession. Our role is to support you by giving you the flexibility to work how and when you need to; to open up opportunities to develop your career; to take care of your wellbeing at work; to enable you to flourish as an individual and to offer the kind of rewards you can only find from improving the prospects and life chances for literally thousands of children and young people. 

Safeguarding: TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and Barring service check, a Right to Work in the UK check and satisfactory references. 

 

Information about the school

Orchards Academy aims to provide a caring yet challenging curriculum and environment in which the talents of each student are nurtured and enabled to flourish.

As a small school we quickly develop a strong sense of belonging. This strong sense of community allows students to grow personally and academically as they trust and feel supported by a staff body that knows them well. This results in a calm, orderly and purposeful atmosphere where students enjoy their learning, make good progress and feel safe.

We aim to work with students, parents and the wider community to provide a safe, supportive and stimulating learning environment where high expectations and levels of challenge enable our students to achieve academically, socially and emotionally so they can make a positive contribution to society.

Working for TKAT: Leadership within TKAT schools require passion, understanding, empathy and above all, a genuine love for the profession. Our role is to support you by giving you the flexibility to work how and when you need to; to open up opportunities to develop your career; to take care of your wellbeing at work; to enable you to flourish as an individual and to offer the kind of rewards you can only find from improving the prospects and life chances for literally thousands of children and young people.

Equal Opportunities: TKAT is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part time or on a flexible basis.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 661006

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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).