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HR & Administration Director - Full-time

Broomhill Bank School (Tunbridge Wells), Royal Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-7002-505S
  • Posted:24/11/2022
  • Pay:KR 12
  • Start Date:As soon as available
  • App Close Date:12/12/2022 at 18:00
  • Interviews:W/C 12 December 2022


This is an exciting opportunity to join our expanding school.

We are looking for a well organised, experienced, self motivated HR and Administration Director. 

You will also support our daily school admin activities and assist in coordinating the admin team across both sites. You should be able to work autonomously and lead and manage more complex admin duties such as: supervision, appraisals, using SIMS and HR platforms. 

We welcome you at any stage of your career, from mainstream or special education as we provide a programme of specialist training for all new members of staff, in addition to our ongoing Continuing Professional Development programme.

Broomhill Bank School is committed to recruiting talented, highly skilled people who:

  • Believe, inspire, achieve and motivate all staff to have a positive outlook
  • Enjoy identifying and resolving admin challenges to improve systems & processes for the school
  • Provide a model of excellence and have enthusiasm in terms of ensuring all administrative tasks are implemented to benefit all
  • Are reflective practitioners with a “can do” approach to administering tasks and who have a passion to raise standards and promote the school to others
  • Are committed to working as part of a dynamic team of professionals both in and out of school and be ambassadors for Broomhill Bank School
  • Have the ability to support all staff to explore and reach their full potential, and become well rounded, well balanced and confident within the workplace
  • Are ambitious, professional and are committed to further personal development

 In return we can offer you:

  • To be part of a resilient and talented body of staff who work tirelessly every day to transform the lives of young people
  • To work in a collaborative and supportive team who remain calm, positive and creative which promotes unity as we resolve emerging challenges together
  • Staff development which is key to our school improvement plan. Expectations are high and there is an array of bespoke support and development opportunities available through our excellent Continuous Professional Development Programme consisting of afterschool training sessions, online learning and academic courses
  • Our staff benefits schemes include: Kent Rewards, Child Care Vouchers and Local Government Pension

If you have the enthusiasm and desire to work as part of an exceptionally supportive staff team in our highly successful special school, we would welcome your application.  

Information about the school

Information about the school

Broomhill Bank School is a highly successful, mixed, special school for students with an EHCP relating to their Communication and Interaction needs. We are based on two sites: Broomhill Bank School (West) is in Rusthall near Tunbridge Wells and Broomhill Bank School (North) is in Hextable near Swanley. Both sites are attractive with lots of space for our students. We also have extensive plans for new buildings which are currently in development.

We are members of the collaborative group of Kent Special Schools KSENT, which consists of 24 special schools across Kent.

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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.