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Administrative Assistant - Part-time

Danecourt School, Gillingham

  • Ref:MED887-7031-59S
  • Posted:21/11/2022
  • Pay:D2 point 4-11
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:02/12/2022 at 14:00
  • Interviews:8th December 2022


Working Hours: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year 

Start Date: January 2023

Salary: D2 points 4 - 11 - £16,477 - £18-927 per annum

Closing Date: 2nd December 2022

Interview Date: 8th December 2022


Danecourt has an exiting opportunity for an Administrator Assistant. We are looking for a committed, calm, professional and thoroughly organised person to join our friendly admin team and provide administrative and organisational services for our school. You will be required to provide administration duties along with exceptional customer services skills. You need to be motivated and be able to problem solve as unforeseen/new challenges often crop up and need to be dealt with promptly and competently.

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

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

Information about the school

Danecourt Special School is part of the Maritime Multi-Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of schools in Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway . Our schools transform through collaboration and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with life skills. We are a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The children who attend Danecourt have a wide breadth of needs including complex learning difficulties and autism.

At Danecourt our mission is support all pupils to become “STARS” -

S - Self reliant T - Team Players A - Aspirational R - Resilient S - Successful

This is facilitated through pupils receiving a personalised curriculum that is tailored to meet their individual specific needs. The highly trained staff team maintain high expectations of what each individual pupil is able to achieve, striving to ensure that they all reach their maximum potential; celebrating difference and encouraging curiosity and creativity. Staff work collaboratively with families/carers and a range of other agencies in order to meet the pupils' needs and as a result, pupils make strong progress academically, emotionally and socially. Pupil achievement is hugely valued and celebrated in a manner that is meaningful and appropriate for each pupil.

If you are interested in becoming a part of the Danecourt community and working with us, telephone the school and make an appointment to come and meet some of the pupils and staff and to experience for yourself the quality of education given to all of our children and the unique atmosphere throughout our school.

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.