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Head Of Academy Administration - Full-time

The Ebbsfleet Academy, Swanscombe

  • Ref:KCC886-4001-195S
  • Posted:22/07/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 9, (£28,925 - £32,917 pa),
  • Start Date:1 September 2019 or sooner
  • App Close Date:02/08/2019 at 10:00
  • Interviews:tbc


The Ebbsfleet Academy are offering a rare opportunity to join their committed support staff as Head of Academy Administration.   We are a growing 11 – 18 academy with a highly talented team dedicated to the success of every child, every day. The successful candidate will lead the administration team and provide support to the leadership team contributing to the smooth running of the school. 

This role is full time, all year round, and the salary for this post is Kent Range 9, (£28,925 - £32,917 pa), DOE, plus an additional responsibility payment of £2,000 as the lead co-ordinator of educational visits.          

The purpose of this role is to deploy, direct and coach the administrative support team, ensuring that deadlines are met and that all documents are of a high quality and in house style.  You will support the leadership team including the provision of PA services to the Principal of The Ebbsfleet Academy. You will be involved in organising events, school admissions, educational visits and be the key link between the Academy and the Brook Learning Trust liaising with the central trust team around recruitment, marketing and governance.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of managing a team of administrators and will have a robust knowledge of the particular demands imposed on an administrative team in an education setting.  They will have managed projects or events, for example open evenings, to successful outcomes and will be able to adapt their working style to suit a variety of stakeholders.  A working knowledge of academic software and processes, such as SIMs and excellent excel skills would be a distinct advantage.

In return you will benefit from an excellent package including:

Competitive salary plus additional responsibility allowance

Generous holiday entitlement

LGPS pension scheme

Access to continuous professional development

Employee assistance programme

Coaching and mentoring

Childcare vouchers and reduced gym membership

Free on-site parking

Further information about the role, along with an application form, job description and person specification can be found on our website: www.brooklearningtrust.org.uk/vacancies .

To arrange a school visit, telephone the HR Department on 01580 712754 x 331/332/333

For more information about The Ebbsfleet Academy:  www.theebbsfleetacademy.kent.sch.uk

Application Information

Only applications made using Brook Learning Trust application forms will be considered.  Please use your application to demonstrate how your skills and experience match those detailed in the job description. 

Completed application forms should be sent to careers@brooklearningtrust.org.uk by 10am on 2 August 2019.

Date for interviews: tbc.

Information about the school

The Brook Learning Trust

The Brook Learning Trust is proud to have three schools in our family of academies: The High Weald Academy based in Cranbrook, The Hayesbrook School in Tonbridge, and the Ebsfleet Academy in Swanscombe.

As a Trust, we bring together our unique academies in our belief in the power of education to change lives and communities.

It is our steadfast purpose to challenge and defy the barriers that constrain the educational progress of any child. We set high aims for aspiration and secure collective responsibility for all our children’s achievements. Our work is underpinned by the values of Integrity, Respect, Courage, Optimism, Excellence and Accountability.

A strong focus on teaching and learning as well as high standards and expectations has led the Brook Learning Trust to become recognised as one of the strongest multi-academy trusts in the county. Learning and growing with us, children in our academies make great progress. The Brook Learning Trust, working with The Ebbsfleet Academy, brings energy, passion and expertise to the education of our children.

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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.