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Administrative Assistant Administration - Maternity

Turner Schools Family

  • Ref:KCC-F42-82-S
  • Posted:28/01/2019
  • Pay:AR 03
  • Start Date:Apr 2019
  • App Close Date:12/02/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 25th February 2019

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Turner Schools is looking to appoint a highly reliable, efficient and adaptable Administration Assistant to join our busy school at the heart of the community for a period of maternity cover.

The position is 37 hours per week, term time only + 2 additional weeks (including INSET days)

You will often be the first point of contact for our parents, children and visitors and we therefore expect the successful candidate to:-

  • Have HEART
  • Be passionate about supporting our children and the community
  • Have the ability to make our pupils feel valued and safe
  • Enjoy working as a team
  • Offer enthusiasm and energy to the role
  • Have excellent IT skills
  • Have the ability to communicate well (written, face to face, telephone)
  • Be able to organise and prioritise your workload
  • Have exceptional knowledge of SIMS
  • Have experience in updating websites and Facebook
  • Have previous school experience

If you are interested in joining the team and would like to visit our school, please contact the school office on (01303) 842400

Salary: AR03

Start Date: April 2019


Information about the trust

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) based in Folkestone on the beautiful Kent coast.

Turner Schools is committed to ensuring success without selection for our pupils and students by teaching them the core knowledge and life skills they need to thrive in the modern world. Turner Schools is committed to leading schools where children thrive and knowledge matters.

Our mission is to set a new standard in non-selective education, empowering our pupils and students with cultural capital. In this way we will contribute to the regeneration of the region; we call this mission sea-change.

Following Aristotle's philosophy, we believe that educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. Accordingly, we have encapsulated the Trust's ethos and values in the acronym HEART meaning we have:

H: High Expectations - of yourself, of others, including in terms of aspiration for the community and children we serve, conduct and standards in the widest sense

E: Enthusiasm - in attitude and to nurture it in others be they pupils/students/scholars, parents or colleagues; an

A: Academic subject-based curriculum - tried and tested subjects delivered in coherent sequence

R: Reading for all - achieving chronological reading age as well as love of this enabling and vital skill; and

T: Teamwork - recognising that together we can achieve more than we can alone.

Our HEART model gives stakeholders, staff, pupils and parents a common language.

Our schools include:

Folkestone All Age Academy; Morehall Primary; Martello Primary; and Turner Free School.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:4 Westbrook House ,
    58-60 Shorncliffe Road,
    CT20 2NQ
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com


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.