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Part Time Administrative Assistant - Goldwyn Folkestone - Term Time

Goldwyn School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-7041-299S
  • Posted:17/10/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:17/10/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Required as soon as possible

This position is based at Goldwyn School, Parkfield Road, Folkestone, Kent CT19 5BY

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and committed part time Administrative Assistant to join our Folkestone team acting as first point of contact for students, parents/carers, visitors and other stakeholders.  The role is an exciting and diverse one dealing with a wide range of queries and supporting the office with wider administrative tasks.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise a diverse workload to meet deadlines.  Solid  administrative and keyboard skills including the ability to type and input data with both speed and accuracy are essential.  Previous experience working with in a school setting would be a benefit but is not essential.

This post is for 20 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time only plus 5 staff development days) and is offered on Kent Range 3 £19,293 pro rata (actual salary £9010 per annum).

For an informal chat about this position, please contact Sarah Miller: sarah.miller@goldwyn.kent.sch.uk  

Closing Date:     21 October 2022

Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. Goldwyn School reserves the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process and early applications are encouraged.

Goldwyn School is committed to the highest standards in safeguarding procedures and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

References may be taken up before interview and the successful applicant will undertake an enhanced DBS check

Information about the school

Goldwyn is a pioneering school that provides an exciting, high achieving and creative curriculum for students who have social, emotional and health needs. Every child at Goldwyn is unique and it is our mission to design a learning pathway that reflects high aspirations as well as encouraging their inherent talents through music, art, languages, technology, science, sport, vocational education and much more. The Goldwyn leaders and all our staff are inspirational and committed to providing a happy, secure and stimulating school in which students enjoy their learning. We provide an education which develops the whole child academically, socially and emotionally. We focus our energies on ensuring that all children aim for excellence in their work and are able to achieve the very best that they can.

Goldwyn School is a KCC Foundation Special School for children and young people with an EHCP for SEMH needs from age 11 to 18. Students who are admitted to the school have complex and wide ranging difficulties and come from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds and a wide geographical area.

Goldwyn School is an Outstanding School for students with SEMH needs, and consists of: • Goldwyn Ashford in Great Chart, Ashford (TN23 3BT) • Goldwyn Folkestone in Parkfield Road, Folkestone (CT19 5BY) • Goldwyn Sixth Form in Leacon Road, Ashford, Kent (TN23 4FB) • Goldwyn Plus in Beaver Lane, Ashford (TN23 5NX) (our alternative curriculum programme)

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01233 662177


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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.