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Admin Assistant - Term Time

West Borough Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2653-126S
  • Posted:18/07/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:As soon as possible


Are you a well organised and highly motivated person?

Do you have excellent secretarial and administrative skills?

Can you be flexible and multi-task, whilst maintaining a pleasant and positive attitude?

Then you could be the next Administrative Assistant at West Borough Primary School!

We have a vacancy for an Admin Assistant to be front of house and to provide day to day secretarial and administrative support to our school and office team every day. This is a term-time only plus INSET DAYS position Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4.00pm. (KR3 £19,293 fte, approximate pro rata salary would be £15,766).

The successful candidate must have extensive experience in the use of a wide range of computer software, e.g. spreadsheets, word processing and diary systems; must possess a good telephone manner and be confident and skilled in liaising with parents, governors, staff and pupils. Previous experience of working in an educational environment would be an advantage.

Other necessary qualities include a mature and sensitive manner, excellent interpersonal skills, confidentiality, efficiency, the ability to multi-task and being able to work on your own initiative. 

Please see the attached Job Description/Person Specification for full details and describe in your application how you meet these criteria.

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact Mrs Bovis, the Office Manager, on 01622 726391 to arrange a tour or for further information.

Information about the school

We are a Good school with Outstanding features. We have 16 classes including our maintained Nursery.

A set of Core Values underpin all that we do which ensure high expectations of both learning and behaviour. Our inclusive school is based on a large, well resourced site just outside Maidstone town centre. Our excellent facilities include a library, extensive outdoor learning areas and an ASD Satellite.

Our happy and caring ethos is full of well motivated children, supported by a hardworking and fully committed team of staff and governors.

West Borough Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post will be subject to a DBS check and successful references prior to a start date.

Job Contact Information


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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.