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Office Administrator - Term Time

Kennington CE Academy, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2052-144S
  • Posted:13/11/2022
  • Pay:£19,428.00 - £19,640.00 pro rata
  • Start Date:3rd January 2023
  • App Close Date:30/11/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Friday 5th December 2022


We are seeking to appoint an Administrative Assistant to join our warm and welcoming school team. The successful candidate will provide administration, reception and general support in our busy school office. The post involves a range of tasks including dealing with visitors and parents, providing support to staff, attending to queries and a range of general administration duties.  

The successful candidate will:

  • Have strong interpersonal skills
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Be organised, adaptable and able to use own initiative
  • Be a proficient user of Microsoft Office/365
  • Be a strong team member who can work co-operatively to improve outcomes for children.
  • Be an individual who is keen to learn and able to take direction
  • Be familiar with Bromcom, although this is not essential
  • Be kind, caring and committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and families and the school’s Christian ethos.

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


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:Rosalie King
  • Address:Upper Vicarage Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 9AG
  • Telephone: 01233 623744
  • Email: rking@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.