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Office Administrator - Term Time

Kennington CE Academy, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2052-143S
  • Posted:14/09/2022
  • Pay:£20,740.00 - £22,322.00 pro rata
  • Start Date:1 December 2022
  • App Close Date:05/10/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 13th October 2022


We are seeking to appoint a friendly and welcoming Office Administrator to join our supportive staff team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for helping the Office Manager to support the smooth running of the school. The role will involve a range of administrative functions and training can be offered to the right candidate. Please see the Job Description for more information.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a hard-working, efficient and pro-active team member
  • Have effective interpersonal skills and the ability to develop positive working relationships will staff, parents, children and visitors
  • Have excellent organisation skills and ability to manage own time
  • Have good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Have understanding of the importance of confidentiality and safeguarding
  • Be willing to uphold the school’s Christian Vision and Values
  • Be willing to lead and administer First Aid (training will be provided)
  • Some school administrative experience and knowledge of Bromcom would be advantageous.

31.5 hours per week, 8.30 a.m. to 2.45 p.m., term time only.

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

All applications to be made via Kent-Teach.

Information about the school

Kennington CE Academy is 3 form entry (12 classes) for Key stage 2 of 360 pupils, situated in North Ashford and serving a mixed community of children who are enthusiastic about learning and their school.

We have strong relationships with our feeder Infant school, Downs View and The Towers, our nearest high school. Our church school status has led us to develop close links with the local parish church. We are sponsored by Aquila, the Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (www.aquilatrust.co.uk)

Kennington CE Academy is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Please visit our website at www.kenningtonacademy.co.uk for further information.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lynn Seal
  • Address:Upper Vicarage Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 9AG
  • Telephone: (01233) 623744
  • Email: office@kennington.school


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.