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Administrative Assistant with Responsibility for Cover and Data - Term Time

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5400-364S
  • Posted:20/02/2024
  • Pay:Actual salary £20,167 - £21,171pa
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/03/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:Shortly after closing



Job Title   Administrative Assistant with responsibility for Cover & Data.       


Grade 4 £21,772- £22,856 FTE
Actual salary £20,167 - £21,171pa


37 hours per week, (Monday to Friday 7:00am-3:00pm/8:00am–4:00pm) Term Time plus 4 weeks (5 inset days + 15 additional days to be agreed with line manager)

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls was founded in 1958, our school has been helping girls to secure outstanding academic results and providing a well-rounded experience for over half a century.  The school encourages a happy and harmonious community which respects the individual and celebrates the rich diversity of backgrounds and heritage of students and staff. 

We are looking to appoint an Admin Assistant to work as part of the School Office team providing a first class administration service to the school, with particular focus on:

  • Support with the internal data systems and analyse the school performance data, producing reports for a range of audiences including Local Governors, Trustees, and Directors
  • Supporting the Senior Team by acting as their PA and first point of contact for all aspects of administrative support.
  •  To be an integral member of the main office and ensure that planned/unplanned absence of teaching staff is arranged and ensure all lessons are covered for the day with internal/external staff.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  •  excellent communication skills
  • the ability to work under pressure in a busy environment
  • a confident, friendly and professional manner and who can communicate effectively with visitors, colleagues, governors, parents and pupils.
  • good time management.
  • excellent IT skills and are confident using spreadsheets and accurate at work processing.
  • ability to work well as part of a hardworking team but can also work independently on their own initiative.
  • experience in office procedures and ideally school systems within a secondary school setting.

 Please read the attached job description and person specification for more information on this role.

Career with Endeavour MAT - what we can offer you:

As well as offering you a competitive salary with pay progression opportunities, you will also be working in a brand-new purpose-built setting with great facilities and with a team of talented, engaged and motivated colleagues. Our common values of respect, integrity, determination, equality of opportunity and self-management help instil a strong work ethic among staff and students alike and our supportive culture provides what many of our existing staff describe as a ‘family feel’ within our Trust.

Application Process:

The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 10th March 2024, with interviews expected to take place shortly afterwards. 
Early applications are encouraged as eligible candidates may be invited to the interview stage on a rolling basis and we may appoint before the stated closing date.

Information about the school

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls is an Outstanding school with a strong track record of achievement. Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour Mindset programme.

We are part of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, and we pride ourselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning.

Our WG6, is a joint Sixth Form working with Wilmington Grammar School for Boys.

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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.