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Administrative Officer - Term Time

Blean Primary School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2258-190S
  • Posted:26/05/2023
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:01/09/2023
  • App Close Date:12/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Part-time Administrative Officer

KR4 £21389 (£12540 pro rata)

 (25.00 hours per week 8.15am to 13.30pm Term Time 39 + 1 week per annum)

We are looking to recruit a friendly, enthusiastic and highly committed Administrative Officer to join our office team.

The role will include the following duties:

  • Being the first point of contact both face to face and on the telephone for the school's stakeholders
  • Managing the school's admissions
  • Using the school's system to make orders
  • Communicate effectively with the wider school staff to support with the smooth running of the school
  • Manage the school's communication with parents including the school website
  • General Administrative duties

We are seeking someone that:

  • Enjoys working as a member of a team
  • Is open, friendly and likes working with children
  • Has strong IT skills and is a quick learner
  • Understands the need for confidentiality 
  • Has high standards of communication (written, face to face, telephone), with an excellent eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Is able to prioritise and manage their own workload so that deadlines are met
  • Experience of using SIMS and FMS (would be an advantage)
  • Is able to follow school policies and procedures

The recruitment process will include a written exercise and formal interview.

 We are committed to Safer Recruitment.  All appointments are subject to the relevant recruitment checks.


Information about the school

We are a popular, creative and imaginative school set on the outskirts of Canterbury on a spacious site. Ofsted judged us as ‘Outstanding’ in our recent Inspection (March 2022); with leadership described as exceptional.

"The headteacher has an unwavering determination to provide the very best learning experiences for all pupils. This is shared by all leaders and staff and accomplished with much skill and passion. Leadership is exceptional. It is inspiring and highly motivating for staff and pupils. There is a remarkable sense of teamwork amongst staff, in a supportive atmosphere. Leaders have excellent knowledge and expertise, which is often called upon by other schools in the local authority and beyond" (Ofsted March 2022)

We are an inclusive school and all our children, including those with Special Educational Needs and children who are less advantaged, make excellent progress and achieve.

We have a strong track record of collaborative working with the EduCant group of schools and in providing high quality professional development through our Learning and Development Centre.

If you feel you have the skills and knowledge to support us in the next phase of the school’s development and would like to know more about our school, visit our school website on www.bleanprimary.org.uk

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Ian Rowden
  • Address:Whitstable Road, Blean, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 9ED
  • Telephone: (01227) 471254
  • Email: office@blean.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01227) 787247


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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.