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Admin Assistant - Full-time/Part-time

Nexus Foundation Special School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-7051-538S
  • Posted:13/03/2024
  • Pay:Kent Range 4 (FTE £23,338 - £23,921)
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:30/04/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Admin Assistant

Term Time: Max 37 hours per week Term Time  - 08:00 - 16:00 Monday to Thursday and 08:00 - 15:30 Friday - start and finish times can be flexible with the exception of Wednesdays.

We are looking for a positive and pro-active professional to join our admin team to support the wonderful students at Nexus. 

Previous experience working in a similar role within a school environment is desirable, but not essential. We welcome applications from people with transferrable skills and a desire to work in a school.

Purpose of the Job:

  • To provide an efficient administration and reception service to support the smooth operation of the school and its satellite provision.
  • To support the receptionist and cover the reception in the receptionist’s absence.
  • Supporting the pupil administration team with adhoc duties as and when required.
  • Supporting the business administration team with adhoc duties as and when required.


Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should there be a high number of suitable candidates. To avoid disappointment, we recommend applying as soon as possible. 


Please note

  • In line with KCSIE 2023 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, Nexus reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and to share any pertinent information found concerning a candidate’s suitability to work with children with the Headteacher
  • Nexus School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safer recruitment process, all offers of employment are conditional on receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks, including references, Occupational Health, DBS clearance and barred listing checks. 
  • We reserve the right to close vacancies early, therefore, if interested please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.


Information about the school

Nexus : the school where excellence meets opportunity.

Nexus is an ambitious school for children and young people aged 2-19 with profound, severe and complex needs, many of whom have a diagnosis of autism.

With currently 280+ pupils on roll, we continue to expand our provision and pupil numbers providing wonderful opportunities for our teaching and learning with a wide range of staff development routes.

Nexus invests in employing the best staff and in training them to achieve. We strive to engage staff who are self-motivated, professional and ambitious.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Karen Collard - Personnel
  • Address:Upper Haysden Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 8AA
  • Telephone: 01732 771384
  • Email: personnel@nexusschool.org.uk


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 Education.