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Part-Time Administrative Assistant - Part-time

Shoreham Village School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-2148-75S
  • Posted:19/05/2023
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:05/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:week of 12th June 2023


Shoreham Village School is seeking to appoint a suitably skilled and friendly person to the post of Office Administration Assistant for 14 hours per week.

The hours are as follows:  Thursdays and Fridays, 8.30 – 4.00pm (with 30 minutes unpaid for lunch).

The position is for 38 weeks per year during the school term.

The role of Office Administration Assistant is a crucial one within our school. The successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking many administrative and organisational tasks and for supporting the headteacher.  

The successful candidate should have previous experience of working within a school environment. Excellent typing skills, knowledge of relevant computer software and a good level of education, including English and Maths, are essential. The post requires the ability to be methodical and organised, prioritising work within a busy environment.  The successful candidate needs to be a team player, but also able to use their initiative and be proactive.

Shoreham Village School is a friendly primary school with well behaved children who are keen and enthusiastic learners. The hard working and dedicated staff are committed to being ambitious for each and every child in the school, whilst supporting the wellbeing of the staff team.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to make an appointment.

At Shoreham Village School we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An Enhanced DBS check will be required prior to the successful applicant commencing employment.

For further information please call the School Office on 01959 522228.

Information about the school

Shoreham Village School is situated in the heart of the Darenth Valley in North West Kent. The school has played an important part within the life of Shoreham Village and the local community since 1841.

The school, graded Good by Ofsted in April 2019,offers a broad range of academic, sporting, musical and social opportunities to its pupils who are taught in mixed age classes by a team of dedicated, professional teaching and support staff.

We are very much a family with a caring ethos, high standards of behaviour and achievement.

The school is located in the village of Shoreham which, by car is only ten minutes from Sevenoaks, ten minutes from the M25 and fifteen minutes from the M20. There is a station in the village, only a ten minute walk from school, and trains to Sevenoaks and London are frequent.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01959) 523252

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 Education.