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Administrative Assistant - 35Hrs Per Week - Term Time

St Mark's CEP School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-3052-169S
  • Posted:28/09/2022
  • Pay:KR4 £19,389 Full Time Equivalent
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:07/10/2022 at 08:00
  • Interviews:ASAP depending on the applicant.


St Mark's primary school is a 'Good' school located at the edge of Tunbridge Wells. We are seeking to appoint an Administraive Assistant.

Start date ASAP

Term time only plus 2 weeks

Grade – KR4 (pro-rata 40 weeks per year)

Salary - dependent on experience (KR4 Range £19,389-£20,493 to be pro rata'd)

Hours - 8.30 am to 4.00pm (1/2 hour lunch) Flexibility offered for the right candidate.

The office team is comprised of two administrative assistants and the School Business Manager working together as a team to ensure the smooth running of the school office. The three members of staff are expected to be able to offer the flexibility to cover each others roles as and when necessary so you must enjoy working in a team. Training will be given on the job, and there will also be opportunities to go to external training courses.

Office staff administer first aid, so if you do not have a qualification then training will be provided.

Ideally you will have:

  • A good working knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Good Numeracy and Literacy skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and telephone manner
  • Good communication skills

St Mark's is a supportive, nurturing and caring school that is passionate about making a difference to the lives of our young learners.

At St Mark's we put high quality relationships between adults and children at the heart of everything we do. We encourage everyone to have high expectations of themselves and each other so that we can develop a reflective, independent learning environment.

The successful candidate will be joining a very friendly and supportive team of staff and governors working with well behaved children. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01892 525402, or email admin@st-marks.kent.sch.uk

St Mark's CE 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.

The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS and will be subject to qualification, reference and health checks.


Information about the school

St Marks CE Primary is a two form entry school set in large grounds on the outskirts of Tunbridge Wells. Class sizes vary from 20 - 30 pupils, with a maximum of 30 children permitted in each class.

An extensive building and refurbishment programme was completed in July 2015, providing superb new facilities for the children.

We were rated Good by Ofsted in July 2022, and we have strong links with our local church St Marks, Broadwater. The school has a strong Christian ethos and in December 2019 we had our SIAMS inspection and were judged as Good.

Our vision of 'Aspire, Believe, Succeed' underpins everything we do.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01892 532409


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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.