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Staffing Administrator - Job Share

Bennett Memorial Diocesan School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-5464-94S
  • Posted:28/03/2023
  • Pay:£14,831(based on 24hrs wk/39 wks year FTE £26,466)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:14/04/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 24th April 2023


Staffing Administrator


£14,831 (based on 24 hrs a week, working 39 weeks a year.)  £26,466 FTE


Bennett Memorial Diocesan School in Tunbridge Wells is a large Church of England secondary school with academy status for boys and girls aged 11 to 18 years.


This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral role in ensuring the smooth functioning of the school. The role is broad and includes the organisation of staff attendance and cover, maintaining the school calendar and playing a key role in organising schedules for events. Effective communication with staff, and pre-empting potential problems before they arise are key to this role; providing solutions to unforeseen problems helps to maintain the high standards of the school.


Excellent communication, administrative and interpersonal skills are vital for this post, as you will need to build effective working relationships, work efficiently as part of a busy school, and obtain and present important school information to a wide range of stakeholders. Strong IT skills and keen attention to detail are also required to ensure reporting processes are maintained as effectively as possible. 


The Staffing Administration Office is open from 7.30am to 4.00pm every day during term time.   The postholder will work in a job share, for a minimum of 24 hours per week.  The specific days and times are negotiable to ensure a mutually agreeable job share arrangement.


Should you wish to discuss any aspect of the post before applying, please do not hesitate to contact Sue Woods – School Business Manager by telephone: 01892 521595 or email: woods@bennett.kent.sch.uk 


Closing date: 14th April 2023


Interviews:  w/c 24th April 2023


Start date: As soon as possible


For full details and application form, please visit our website: www.bennettmemorial.co.uk


Completed Application Forms should be sent to recruitment@bennett.kent.sch.uk by the closing date. CV’s will not be accepted.



Bennett Memorial Diocesan School is part of the Tenax Schools Trust.

The Tenax Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and proactively model the school’s values.  All posts are subject to vetting checks and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Information about the school

Situated in Tunbridge Wells, with excellent transport links to London, Bennett is a popular and over-subscribed academy with an enviable record of outstanding academic achievement over many years. A Church of England co-educational school with independent academy status

• 1,850 on roll including 390 in the Sixth Form • Judged Outstanding in every area by Ofsted in 2012
• World Class School Quality Mark reaccreditation in 2021
• Outstanding GCSE and A Level results • Excellent reputation; oversubscribed

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Karolina Seath, HR Manager
  • Address:Culverden Down, Tunbridge Wells , Kent, TN4 9SH
  • Telephone: (01892) 521595
  • Email: recruitment@bennett.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01892) 514424


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.