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Office Administrator - Part-time

Knockhall Primary School, Greenhithe

  • Ref:KCC886-2092-118S
  • Posted:12/08/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 5 (£20,595 - £21,693)
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:01/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 8th September 2022


Role:                Office Administrator
Contract:          Permanent
Hours/weeks:    37 hours/ 39 weeks (term time plus 1)
Salary:             Kent Range 5 £20,595 to £21,693 full time. Pro rota £17,793-£18,741)
Start date:        September 2022

The main purpose of the role is to carry out all administrative functions of the school office to assist with the smooth running and success of the school. Your role is to be the first point of contact for all school enquiries and represent the school in a professional and efficient manner.  For our Office Administrators, no day is ever the same and you will have a variety of exciting and important tasks that contribute to the successful running of the school as part of a happy and supportive school team.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate: 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) and the ability to provide a welcoming first point of contact service for visitors, staff, and pupils.
  • Have the ability to work within a busy environment dealing with a variety of duties and tight deadlines and to ensure priorities are organised efficiently.
  • Have a keen eye for detail ensuring accuracy in all areas of work.
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality and the ability to deal with issues of a very sensitive nature.
  • Have patience and a sense of humour.
  • Demonstrate tact, discretion, and consummate professionalism at all times.
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook.

Our offer:

Woodland Academy Trust seek to appoint colleagues who share in our values and mission to ignite the spark and reveal the champion. We recognise that in order to offer the best outcomes for our children, our staff teams need the opportunity to be the very best they can be too.  We do this by ensuring we have in place for all staff: 

  • Continuous professional learning focusing on core areas;
  • Working collaboratively with agencies around us and offering formal training opportunities, bespoke and targeted professional development as well as in-house, bespoke training from our many experts and coaching and mentoring;
  • Embedding initiatives to support with reducing teacher workload;
  • A strong supportive ethos with dedicated line management structures and clear communication channels; 
  • Well-being assistance and support including a dedicated employee assistance helpline and occupational health;
  • Opportunities to take part in exciting initiatives and projects that help shape the way our children will learn in the future;
  • Wide range of family friendly policies in place for staff;
  • Recognising national terms and conditions for staff; 
  • Teachers and Local Government pension schemes;
  • Cycle to work schemes.


 Application Deadline: 1st September 2022

Interviews:                   from 8th September 2022

Information about the school

Knockhall Primary School is an energetic primary school at the heart of the community in Greenhithe. It has recently had a brand new build for the Early Years and Foundation stage children in addition to a recent extension for key stage 2.

We want to capture the minds of our learners by creating an inspirational curriculum that adults enjoy delivering. We always strive to improve on our outcomes to ensure or children get the very best from their time with us. More than anything however, we do this as peers, supporting each other along the way with a focus on our core purpose.

At Knockhall, we are never satisfied with anything but the best for our children and we have them at the heart of everything we do. We foster a positive and caring ethos where every child can be happy, safe and able to learn well. We do our utmost to ensure each child excels through our school values.

Embedding these values into everything we do enables our pupils to go on and have successful life experiences. We are excited to hear from leaders to share in our passion for offering children excellent education with incredible opportunities for learning and who will work hard to ensure our pupils time with the school is the best it can be.

Knockhall Primary is proud to be part of the Woodland Academy Trust.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs C Stredder
  • Address:Eynsford Road, Greenhithe, Kent, DA9 9RF
  • Telephone: 01322 382053
  • Email: sbmkhp@watschools.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.