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Office Administrator - Term Time

Charing CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3343-96S
  • Posted:25/09/2023
  • Pay:£22,278.24 - £22,507.20 pro rata
  • Start Date:30th October 2023
  • App Close Date:03/10/2023 at 16:00
  • Interviews:Friday 6th October 2023


We are looking to appoint an Office Administrator to join our team. The ideal candidate will be able to ensure a high standard of secretarial and administrative support. You will need strong, proactive organisational and IT skills.  You will also be competent with handling sensitive information and be able to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.  As an experienced administrator you will be able to maintain deadlines and stay on track, following policies and procedures.

The successful applicant will need to be flexible, friendly an efficient and able to work calmly and accurately under pressure, ensuring their role is completed to the right standard. Duties will include a wide variety of administrative and clerical tasks, reception and telephone duties, as well as working positively with staff, children and families.  Previous experience of working in a school would be beneficial.

We can offer a friendly and supportive staff team, wonderful, enthusiastic, respectful and well-behaved children and ongoing professional development.

The role is for 35 hours per week, term time only (38 weeks).  Hours to be worked 8.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Monday to Friday with 1/2 hour lunch break.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

You are welcome to come and visit the school.  Please contact the school office to make an appointment: 01233 712277.

All applications to be made via Kent-Teach.

Information about the school

Charing CE Primary School is a happy, secure, Christian environment situated in the beautiful village of Charing on the A20 between Maidstone and Ashford. The school has approximately 110 pupils ranging in ages from 4-11 years. The school has strong links with the church and the community of Charing, with excellent pastoral care, and is committed to raising standards ensuring that all pupils achieve their full potential. It was graded a good SIAMS in November 2017 and a Good Ofsted in October 2021. We are a member of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (www.aquilatrust.co.uk).

Charing CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, online recruitment checks and overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Thomas Bird (Headteacher)
  • Address:School Road, Charing, Ashford, Kent, TN27 0JN
  • Telephone: (01233) 712277
  • Email: office@charing.kent.sch.uk


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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 Legislation.