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School Office Administrator - Term Time

Hadlow Primary School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2132-89S
  • Posted:30/03/2023
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:01.09.23 or sooner
  • App Close Date:11/05/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:24.05.23


Hadlow Primary School are looking for a warm, friendly and reliable member of staff to join our office team. We need a kind face to welcome and assist our families and a dedicated member of staff that provides a great support to the team. The role will involve supporting with attendance, admissions, home-school communication and other secretarial duties. 


The ideal candidate will: 

  • Have great verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have strong and accurate written communication skills. 
  • Be skilled with ICT; including Word, Excel and web-based programs.   
  • Be professional, organised reliable and adaptable.
  • Work effectivley within a team. 
  • Have the ability to work under pressure. 
  • Have experience of working in a school office.


Desirable Experience: 

  • Have prior knoweldge of School Management Systems (SIMS).  
  • Have worked with Parentmail or other school based systems. 
  • Have prior knowledge of HR, personnel and/or finance systems.


The role is part time and hours are negotiable, dependent on the successful applicant. The agreed hours will range between 16-24 hours. 


Hadlow Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children.  Any appointment would be subject to appropriate safeguarding procedures.


If you would like to visit the school, please contact the school office on admin@hadlow.kent.sch.uk

Alternatively, please visit the school website, where you will find a virtual tour. https://www.hadlow.kent.sch.uk/admissions-arrangements/


Information about the school

Hadlow is a friendly and highly successful village school, with a strong ethos based on our school motto: Happiness, Progress, Success.

There are 7 classes with 186 (and increasing) pupils on role. We have a committed and enthusiastic staff who are determined to enable every child to flourish and grow by providing a stable, caring environment in which children are stimulated and challenged to learn. We cater for a wide range of abilities, and all children are supported to build learning resilience to achieve at their highest level. We teach our children to dream big; their opportunities are limitless.

Hadlow is part of the Bourne Partnership; a mutually supportive federation with Shipbourne Primary School.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Nicole Chapman
  • Address:Hadlow Primary School, School Lane, Hadlow, Tonbridge , Kent, TN110EH
  • Telephone: 01732850349
  • Email: headteacher@hadlow.kent.sch.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.