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School Receptionist /Office Administrator 3 or 4 Days a Week - Part-time

Sissinghurst (VA) Church of England Primary School, Sissinghurst

  • Ref:KCC886-3309-129S
  • Posted:26/05/2023
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:01/09/2023
  • App Close Date:29/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:06/07/2023


Sissinghurst VA Primary School is a small Church of England Primary School, set in the heart of a lovely Kentish village. Our community is welcoming and supportive. We are very excited to be developing the administrative team at our  village school.

We are looking for a personable, postive and enthusiastic indivdual to work in this front of house position. The right candidate will need to be able to demonstrate that they can model our school values as they work with parents, children and visitors to our school. They will need to be able to liaise effectively with the School Business Manager, staff and Headteacher. This role requires the ability to efficently manage an office and the successful candiate will have excellent interpersonal skills.


We can offer you:

  • A fantastic school full of wonderful children who will make everyday a pleasure!
  • A really hard working and supportive staff team. 
  • Supportive families and a thriving community
  • Effective and tailored professional development opportunities to support you in your professional journey.


 Please contact sbm@sissinghurst.kent.sch.uk if you have any questions about this role or our school.

The successful candidate may need to be available for a handover at the end of July 2023 but not expected to start in post until the 1st of September.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

Information about the school

We are a small, friendly and popular school with a caring Christian ethos. We have strong links with our local Church and community. Our supportive Governing Body and active friends/parents association play a key role in our school.

Our school is committed to the safeguarding and well being of all pupils. All applicants will be subject to safer recruitment procedures including an enhanced DBS check, confidential health check and satisfactory references.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs S Branson School Business Manager
  • Address:Common Road, Sissinghurst, Kent, TN17 2BH
  • Telephone: (01580) 713895
  • Email: sbm@sissinghurst.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 Education.