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Personal Assistant to the Senior Leadership Team - Part-time

Nexus Foundation Special School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-7051-359S
  • Posted:21/07/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 5 (£20,595 - £21,693 - Pro-rata'd)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:02/09/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Personal Assistant to Senior Leadership Team

25 hours per week

39 weeks per year (Term Time  plus 5 staff development days)

Kent Range 5 (£20,595 - £21,693; actual salary £12,021 - £12,662)

Previous experience working in a similar role and school environment is desirable but not essential. 

The PA to SLT is a core member of the school office. Their primary role is to provide admin support to the Senior Leadership Team within set deadlines, be responsible for responding to a wide range of enquiries via our school inboxes, support the general administration in the school office and provide first aid to pupils when needed.

The school is a very busy environment, with no two days being the same; the post holder must have excellent written and spoken communication skills, be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines while ensuring work remains accurate.

The postholder will interact with every level of the school community, from pupils and staff to parents and governors, therefore they must be articulate and presentable.

Additionally, the post holder will answer phone calls, welcome visitors at reception and assist with the daily routines of the school office.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Information about the school

Nexus : the school where excellence meets opportunity.

Nexus is an ambitious school for children and young people aged 2-19 with profound, severe and complex needs, many of whom have a diagnosis of autism.

With currently 250+ pupils on roll, we continue to expand our provision and pupil numbers providing wonderful opportunities for our teaching and learning with a wide range of staff development routes.

Nexus invests in employing the best staff and in training them to achieve. We strive to engage staff who are self-motivated, professional and ambitious.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Julie Green - Assistant School Business Manager
  • Address:Upper Haysden Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 8AA
  • Telephone: 01732 771384
  • Email: personnel@nexusschool.org.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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.