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Administrative Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

St Nicholas' School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-7063-69S
  • Posted:26/03/2019
  • Pay:KR3 £17,365.00
  • Start Date:May 2019
  • App Close Date:29/03/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:5 April 2019


We are seeking to appoint an administrative assistant to help in a busy office based at St Nicholas School.  This is a term time only position and hours of work will be 8.30 am - 2.30 pm.

Applicants must be computer literate (Microsoft Word and Excel).  Experience of SIMs would be an advantage but not essential.  You will have Maths and English GCSE grade C or above or a recognised equivalent.

 Ideally you will have:

  • Previous experience working in an office
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills 
  • A good sense of humour

The successful candidate will be joining a friendly and supportive team of staff.  If you would like to visit the school this can be arranged by contacting Vicki Richardson on 01227 464316 or email vicki.r@st-nicholas.kent.sch.uk.

St Nicholas School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA barred list for children.

Information about the school

St Nicholas School is an SEN school with 267 pupils on role aged 4-19 years. We are a friendly and caring school situated in the historic city of Canterbury. St Nicholas operates on a number of sites and works closely with partner schools and Canterbury College to provide a wide range of opportunities for all its pupils. St Nicholas is also the base for the Outreach team of teachers who support children with special needs in mainstream schools.

The staff are professional, enthusiastic, dedicated and strive to provide all pupils with the best possible education.

St Nicholas works closely with parents and carers to ensure the needs of all pupils are met. Pupils at St Nicholas achieve well and make good progress. We have some excellent specialist resources and facilities and we are very proud of our school community.

Job Contact Information

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.