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Admin Assistant - Part-time

Wrotham Road Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2666-232S
  • Posted:20/01/2023
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:February 2023
  • App Close Date:03/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:WB 6th February 2023


We are looking to appoint a highly effective Admin Assistant to work in our amazing school.

TThe position is permanent, Monday to Wednesday, 8.30am-4.30pm (21 hours per week), term time only plus one week in the holidays (39 weeks per year). Kent Range 3, £19,293 full time equivalent, actual pro rata salary £9460 based on 21 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, both verbally and on paper. They must be reliable and enjoy all aspects of organisational and administrative work. He/she should be enthusiastic, organised, pro-active and a multi-tasker who is able to provide a wide range of administrative support to the school as a whole.

The ideal candidate will be confident in using a range of admin software including the Office 365 platform and be familiar with or be willing to be trained on the school’s information management system (Arbor).

Due to the scope of the role, the ability to prioritise and remain flexible whilst maintaining excellent service standards is absolutely essential.

 The successful candidate will:

  • have experience of customer service or reception duties, preferably within an education setting
  • have excellent verbal communication skills
  • be able to work independently and within a team
  • have the ability to work under pressure in a busy environment
  • have excellent communication and administrative skills
  • be confident in the use of IT with a good working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel.

We can offer you:

  • An effective induction 
  • Support with training and development, mentoring and coaching
  • Work in a school that is dedicated to ensuring positive personal and academic outcomes for all of our pupils.
  • Discounted Breakfast Club, if your child/ren attend any Golden Thread Alliance school.
  • 2 well-being days to take in term-time.

The Golden Thread Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

Two references are also required prior to commencement of employment.

Early applications are encouraged and The Golden Thread Alliance reserves the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

Information about the school

Wrotham Road Primary is a large multi-cultural school in the heart of Gravesend. The school is popular and successful and in October 2022 received a "Good" in our Ofsted inspection. We believe that our school is a happy, supportive, learning environment where we endeavour to provide the best education we can. We create an atmosphere that is vibrant and organised which enhances, stimulates and motivates all who work in it.

The Galaxy Trust is now the Golden Thread Alliance. The Golden Thread Alliance is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Culverstone Green Primary School, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Riverview Infant School, Riverview Junior School, Temple Hill Primary Academy, West Hill Primary Academy and Wrotham Road Primary.

Each primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to values of Respect, Equality, Courage, Integrity, Ambition and Kindness. Please visit the individual school website to find out more.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Hayley Clive
  • Address:Wrotham Rd, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0QF
  • Telephone: 01322 269145
  • Email: HR@galaxytrust.co.uk


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.