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PA to Head Teacher Administration - Term Time

Tunbury Primary School, Walderslade

  • Ref:KCC886-2530-191S
  • Posted:11/01/2018
  • Pay:Kent Range 5
  • Start Date:Mar 2018
  • App Close Date:02/02/2018 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Friday 9th February 2018



Fixed term contract for one year (initially) 

SALARY SCALE KR5 pro-rata actual pay £15,043 - £16,546

(full time equivalent £17,827 - £19,608)

37 hours per week (39 weeks per year – term time only plus 5 INSET days). Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm and Thursday 9.00am to 4.30pm with ½ hour lunch break each day.

Probationary period of six months.

Required to start immediately or as soon as possible.


This is an interesting and challenging role in which you will be responsible for working closely with the Head Teacher and Senior Leadership team of the school.

The primary responsibility of this role is to provide P.A. duties to the Head Teacher including day to day administration, audio typing, dictation, diary management, attendance at high level meetings, production of minutes and reports and other ad hoc duties. The position requires a highly presentable, organised, accurate, discreet, approachable and dedicated individual who has the ability to multi task and work under pressure. As a first point of contact, a good telephone manner, pleasing personality with good communication skills and smart appearance are essential.

Candidates must show a mature, patient and diplomatic aptitude with a strong sense of confidentiality and loyalty. The ability to manage time and workload efficiently is essential as is a good working knowledge of MS Office.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school by prior appointment. Please contact the Head Teacher Miss E McIntosh at headteacher@tunbury.kent.sch.uk to arrange an appointment.

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.   References will be requested for shortlisted candidates and prior to interview.


Information about the school

Tunbury School is a popular three form entry primary school set in spacious grounds within the leafy suburbs of Walderslade. Our children are happy, well motivated, eager and very able to learn. Staff are welcoming and professional. School judged GOOD by Ofsted.

Tunbury Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.