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Office Administrator - Part-time

Parkside Community Primary School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2607-158S
  • Posted:23/09/2022
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:December 2022
  • App Close Date:10/10/2022 at 20:00
  • Interviews:19th October 2022


We are seeking to appoint a part-time Office Administrator who is a motivated and enthusiastic individual. The post-holder will be the first point of contact for parents, carers and visitors to the school and should therefore possess a courteous and professional manner. The role involves a range of administrative tasks such as carrying out attendance, admissions and personnel procedures.

The successful candidate should have GCSE Maths and English at Grace C or above (or equivalent) and experience working in an office environment. Previous experience working in a school and knowledge of SIMS is desirable, but not essential. 

This post is for 22.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, Kent Range 5 (£20,595) pro-rata. Working hours will be Monday - Wednesday from 8.00am-4.00pm, including a 30 minute lunch break.

A formal interview will take place as well as a 30 minute task. 

As the safety of our children is paramount to all we do, the successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure.

All applications must go through the Kent Teach website. CVs are not required. Please ensure you give email addresses for referees. 

If applicants have not been contacted by Tuesday 18th October 2022 they have been unsuccessful. 

Information about the school

Parkside Community Primary School is a small, growing, happy school on the outskirts of Canterbury. We have a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures within our school and this greatly enriches and enhances our school community.

Our pupils benefit from small classes and a high level of teaching assistant support in every class. After some testing years, we now have a new leadership team in place and the school is showing greatly improved results. We have been able to make significant improvements to, and investments in, our school site and we have an exciting future ahead.

At Parkside, we value greatly outdoor learning and are working towards improving a range of outdoor learning environments, including our own forest school area which has opened this year, along with a full time Forest School Practitioner. We are also benefitting from the next phase of an upcoming building programme which will ensure our buildings will be of the same high standard as the education we deliver and the newly built MUGA will further improve PE and outdoor learning opportunities.

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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.