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Recruitment Assistant - Central Business Hub - Full-time

Culverstone Green Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2110-157S
  • Posted:21/09/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 6
  • Start Date:06/11/2023
  • App Close Date:05/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:12/10/2023


Are you an experienced administrator looking for a new challenge? The Golden Thread Alliance is seeking a talented Recruitment Assistant to join our central HR team who are based at Culverstone Green Primary School, Gravesend.

Recruitment Assistant            
Gravesend, Kent, DA13 0RF

  • 37 hours p/w, 52 weeks p/y
  • £23,801 - £25,262 per annum

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK.  No agencies please.

The Recruitment Assistant role:

The successful applicant will provide high-quality recruitment administration services to the schools within The Golden Thread Alliance.

This is a full-time position, working 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, with a starting salary of Kent Range 6, £23,801 - £25,262 full-time equivalent.

Although the central team hub is based at Culverstone Green Primary School, we can offer hybrid working once you are fully trained.

The ideal candidate:

  • Experience of a similar role - experience in education sector or schools is also desirable
  • Proven administration experience
  • Previous experience of recruitment or working in a customer service role
  • Be able to provide a high level of customer service and be able to deal calmly, tactfully and effectively a range of people
  • Would be able to convey information clearly and accurately orally and in writing to a range of people
  • Have the ability to work in an organised and methodical manner
  • To take personal responsibility for organising day to day workload
  • To work effectively and supportively as a member of the central team
  • Be able to use own initiative to solve problems and respond proactively to unexpected situations
  • Committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children and young people; willing to undergo Enhanced DBS Disclosure


In return for your hard work and dedication, we are able to offer you a range of benefits, including:

  • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development
  • Family friendly/sociable working hours and a work-life balance
  • 27 days annual leave entitlement
  • 2 family days, which is in addition to annual leave entitlement
  • Access to Local Government Pension scheme
  • Eyecare vouchers through Specsavers
  • Hybrid working – once fully trained

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” and you will be able to submit an application form.

Two references are also required prior to commencement of employment.

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Golden Thread Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

Information about the school

The Golden Thread Alliance is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Culverstone Green Primary School, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Temple Hill Primary Academy, West Hill Primary Academy, and Wrotham Road Primary School. Each Primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to The Golden Thread Alliance values.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lucy Wisdom
  • Address:Culverstone Green, Wrotham Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA13 0RF
  • Telephone: 07444 035771
  • Email: HR@golden-thread.org


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.