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School Administrator - Full-time

Belle Vue School, Cranbrook

  • Ref:KCC886-6161-120S
  • Posted:20/09/2023
  • Pay:In the range of KR5
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:29/09/2023 at 18:00
  • Interviews:29th September 2023


We are seeking a professional, calm and well organised school administrator to work at our outstanding school in Cranbrook.   You will be a good communicator and have good ICT skills particularly in the use of MS Word and Excel. You will engage with a wide range of stakeholders including parents/carers and social workers often handling sensitive information, and you will be able to act with confidentiality and integrity. You will often be the first point of contact in the school through welcoming visitors and ensuring school safeguarding procedures are adhered to, answering telephone calls, emails or written correspondence and will be able to prioritise and manage these contacts in a timely manner.

This is a fast-moving, dynamic environment and a can-do attitude is essential. You will be responsible for pupil admission, SCR, attendance reporting and other school administrative systems. A good knowledge of HR procedures would be useful. You will be required to work closely with the school leadership team and experience of working with senior managers would be beneficial.

In return, the right candidate will join a fantastic team who are committed to improving the life chances for children, irrespective of any obstacles presented.

Previous administration experience and attention to detail is essential The role is 8.00am to 4pm but with some potential fleixibilty around start and finish times.  It can be term time or as a full time role.  Salary dependent upon skills and experience.

Job Type: Permanent

Information about the school

Both Belle Vue School and Cornfields are smaller than average-sized special schools which operate a nurture-based ethos and are registered to admit 60 and 50 pupils respectfully. The schools serves pupils aged 7-19 who have a range of primary diagnosis including autism, social, emotional and mental health difficulties and cognition and learning difficulties.

Our pupils are wonderfully individual, each one with strengths and areas for improvement. Our schools are calm, quiet and orderly settings where pupils can be supported to develop academically and emotionally.

Ofsted inspected both of the schools separately and judged them both to be Outstanding in all areas.

Our vision is that every child should go to an inspiring and life changing school, have the best teaching and benefit from all services working in partnership with each other to ensure their future life chances are improved.

At the core of our schools is a drive to improve life chances of children. We will go above and beyond, set high expectations and improve outcomes by working together with others.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Grace Nicholls
  • Address:Jockey Lane, Cranbrook, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 3JN
  • Telephone: 01580 854641
  • Email: Info@bellevue.kent.sch.uk
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.