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Administration Assistant - Term Time

The Abbey School, Faversham

  • Ref:KCC886-4242-178S
  • Posted:07/11/2022
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:3 January 2023
  • App Close Date:30/11/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 5 December 2022


37 hours per week 8.30am – 4.30pm, Friday 4pm finish

Kent Range 4: £19,389 to £20,493 (pro rata £16,321 to £17,250)

Term Time Only (190 days)

We are seeking to appoint a friendly, efficient, school administrator/receptionist to act as first port of call for all visitors and callers. Minimum requirements are GCSE English and Maths C Grade or equivalent.

You will need to manage telephone enquiries and provide administration support to the school community, with specific responsibility for oversight of student records, maintaining the school’s Management Information System and supporting with admissions.

The sucessful candidate must have a meticulous eye for detail and be a proactive team member. They will need to have excellent listening, communication, organisational skills, as well as the ability to communicate with school visitors and staff at all levels.


Information about the school

The Abbey School is a mixed secondary school with a thriving population of over 1100 students. We believe that school should be a place where young people can discover and develop their own talents. We have high expectations of all our students which are supported by consistently applied systems, structures, rituals and routines across our learning environment. We are a supportive school community including a positive staff team with high staff morale.

The school is situated in the historic market town of Faversham and is surrounded by many new housing developments that are leading to our rapid growth. We aim to provide the highest quality value-added education and excellent pastoral care for all students.

Job Contact Information

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.