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Office Manager - Part-time

Penshurst CEP School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-3314-125S
  • Posted:18/05/2023
  • Pay:KR5 - KR7 dependent upon experience
  • Start Date: 1 September 2023
  • App Close Date:08/06/2023 at 15:00
  • Interviews:in the week beginning 12th June 2023


Penshurst CE Primary School is looking to appoint an Office Manager to manage our busy school office and provide support to the Headteacher and Governing Body.

The successful applicant will be well organised, proactive and resilient. They will have school office experience as well as working with the public and dealing with confidential issues.

Daily hours will be 8.00 a.m. – 4.30 p.m. 4 days per week, this could be negotiable for the right candidate, 40 term time working weeks this includes 5 Staff Development Days and an additional week during the summer break per year. 

Penshurst Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

At Penshurst CE Primary School we pride ourselves in being a caring environment for the whole school community; we support all members of the community to flourish and enjoy their time in school. 


Information about the school

We are a small village church school, at the heart of our community, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We have around 80 pupils taught in four classes: Foundation, Year 1 and Year 2, Year 3 and Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6.

The school plays a very active role in the local and wider community and provides many opportunities for children to develop their talents and interests, whether this be in the sporting competitions we take part in or in our wide range of extra-curricular clubs.

Our staff team is small, friendly and mutually supportive, which we believe is a real strength of our school. Our Christian values are important to us and are at the heart of all we strive to achieve. We encourage all members of the school community to walk in the shoes of others; - demonstrating our understanding of the needs of others as well as promoting kindness at every opportunity.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Sue Elliott
  • Address:High Street, Penshurst, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 8BX
  • Telephone: (01892) 870446
  • Email: office@penshurst.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01892) 870446


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.