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Trust Cover Coordinator and HR Assistant - Term Time

Turner Schools

  • Ref:KCC-F42-204-S
  • Posted:26/07/2022
  • Pay:AR07 £22,845 (£19,778 pro rata)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:15/08/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week Commencing 15th August


We are looking to appoint a highly reliable, efficient and adaptable Trust Cover Coordinator and HR Assistant. The role will be to coordinate cover for all schools across the Trust, ensuring continuity in teaching and learning and supporting the delivery of learning experiences. 

The successful candidate will:-

  • Have organisational and planning skills to manage time and meet deadlines and objectives;
  • Be able to work under pressure calmly and methodically
  • Have a professional and sensitive approach
  • Have experience of working in an educational environment with children or young people is an advantage
  • Have the ability to have a hands-on and problem solving approach.
  • Have excellent IT skills
  • Have a minimum GCSE English and Maths, grade C or equivalent;
  • Have high standards of communication (written, face to face, telephone)
  • Be computer literate and proficient in use of a variety of software packages;
  • Enjoy working as a team

In return we can offer you:

  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of faculty colleagues
  • A Trust which takes faculty welfare seriously
  • A genuine opportunity to make a difference by being part of the exciting Trust vision.
  • Private healthcare from Benenden Health medical, including a 24/7 prescription GP service, counselling, access to the BUPA hospital network and physiotherapy.

For further information about our mission, vision and values, please see our website www.turnerschools.com 

We reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found.

The working hours will be 7am - 3pm 

Monday - Friday

Term Time + 2 additional weeks (to include INSET Days)

Information about the trust

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) based in Folkestone on the beautiful Kent coast. The Turner Schools family includes five schools in Folkestone:-

• Folkestone Primary • Folkestone Academy • Morehall Primary • Martello Primary • Turner Free School

We provide education through pre-school, primary, secondary and on to sixth form. Each academy is individual and responds to the needs of its local community to provide the best possible opportunity for its young people. We promote high academic standards, while ensuring crucial opportunities for personal and emotional development.

Turner Schools is committed to Transforming children’s futures…Empowering children’s futures…Strengthening communities.

To help us achieve this Turner Staff ‘Walk the Turner Talk’

They will:

• Speak and act with care: always show compassion and respect for children. • Act boldly: be ambitious for yourself and the children and young people we serve. • Learn from adversity: be evaluative, thoughtful and reflective. • Challenge convention: be curious, welcome difference and unfamiliar thinking. • Connect with others: support colleagues, parents and pupils to make a great team. • Use your voice: offer different views and ask questions. • Do what it takes: be relentless in pursuing the best for children. • Ask for support: be open and honest when plans go awry. • Don’t give up: be calm, resilient and measured when managing challenges.

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.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:Academy Lane,
    CT19 5FP
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com



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.