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Office Manager - Full-time

The Norton Knatchbull School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-4528-201S
  • Posted:28/06/2022
  • Pay:Currently being benchmarked - envisaged KR7
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:08/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Office Manager

Required for immediate start


This is a permanent full time post, term time plus INSET days plus 15 days in the school holidays, (to be confirmed).  This role is currently being evaluated but envisaged to be paid on Kent Range 7 £23,264 - £26,336.


  • Responsible for the administration of the school office, school reception, reprographics and school office systems;
  • Responsible for managing the booking of external lettings;
  • Responsible for the efficient deployment of a team of administrators;
  • See Job Description for full details.


The school’s General Office team consists of two Administrative Assistants and Main Receptionist. An experienced, supportive and incredibly busy team they play a fundamental role in the smooth running of the school.


For an application form, and job description, visit our school website at www.nks.kent.sch.uk   Please send completed applications to Mrs E Blunt, PA to the Headteacher, either by post or by emailing eblunt@nks.kent.sch.uk   


In the supporting letter of application, candidates should outline how they meet the specific role elements of the person specification and their vision for what success would look like in the first year in role.


Deadline for applications: Friday 8th July 2022 at midday.  We reserve the right to interview prior to this date depending on applications received.


NKS is committed to the Continuing Professional Development of all our staff.  We support our employees in career development and respect initiative and ambition.  As such we are committed to using Performance Management; formal and informal training; coaching and mentoring; and peer support to ensure the progression of our staff.  In return we expect commitment and a desire to improve and excel from our colleagues.


All new recruits to our team will be further supported by a comprehensive Induction Programme and a Mentor.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.


Only candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted. 

Information about the school

The Norton Knatchbull School is a popular and highly regarded selective school for boys aged 11-18 which admits a growing number of girls into its sixth form. Having proudly served the local community of Ashford in Kent since the 17th century, they combine traditional values with a forward-looking and vibrant learning environment where young people are nurtured to become considerate, confident and well-rounded individuals.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Emma Blunt
  • Address:Hythe Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0QJ
  • Telephone: 01233 620045
  • Email: eblunt@nks.kent.sch.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).