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Student Services Officer - Term Time

Folkestone Academy, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-4020-488S
  • Posted:05/07/2022
  • Pay:AR 04 £18,328 (£15,867 pro rata)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:08/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To Be Confirmed


Folkestone Academy is looking to appoint a Student Services Officer to work as part of the Student Services provision. Please see the job description for the details of the role.

The successful candidate will:

  • Enjoy completing their work in a professional and positive manner, relish solving problems and take pride in helping people
  • Have strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with students, colleagues and stakeholders
  • Demonstrate honesty and integrity
  • Be highly motivated and have a flexible approach towards work and working hours
  • Have knowledge of, and experience of working with, external agencies
  • Be adaptable, with the ability and willingness to work as part of the wider administration team
  • Contribute towards the Academy's and Trust's vision and ethos

In return, we will offer you:

  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of colleagues
  • Enthusiastic students who are proud of their learning environment
  • The opportunity to develop in a supported and structured environment
  • A Trust which takes student and faculty welfare seriously
  • Private healthcare from Benenden Health medical, including a 24/7 prescription GP service, counselling, access to the BUPA hospital network and physiotherapy.  
  • A genuine opportunity to make a difference by being part of the exciting Trust vision.

For our ethos and values, please see our website: www.turnerschools.com

Term time plus two additional weeks, including INSET days.

37 hours per week. (Some flexibility may be available for part-time)


Information about the school

At Folkestone Academy we foster an environment where students value their education and enjoy their learning and feel inspired to develop their true passions. We offer traditional academic subjects alongside creative arts, sports and a vibrant extra-curricular. We want our pupils to find their talents and be the best they can be.

We believe our purpose is to provide the young people we serve with a powerful education. This education will foster ambitious students who have the confidence to succeed academically and to go on to live fulfilled, successful lives.

We believe that a knowledge-led curriculum delivered by research-engaged, dedicated practitioners is the catalyst necessary to achieve this purpose. Essential to this purpose is our shared commitment to our values.

Folkestone Academy is part of Turner Schools, which is committed to giving a powerful education to local families through schools where children thrive and knowledge matters. Turner Schools is committed to ensuring success without selection for our pupils and students by teaching them the core knowledge and life skills they need to thrive in the modern world. Turner Schools is committed to leading schools where children thrive and knowledge matters. Our mission is to set a new standard in non-selective education, empowering our pupils and students with cultural capital. In this way we will contribute to the regeneration of the region; we call this mission ‘sea-change’.

Our schools include: Folkestone Academy; Folkestone Primary; Morehall Primary; Martello Primary; and Turner Free School.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01303 842417


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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).