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Office Administrator - Part-time

Harrietsham CEP School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-3067-82S
  • Posted:05/09/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 4
  • Start Date:As soon as possible after interview
  • App Close Date:16/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:24th September


Come and join a warm and supportive team working alongside enthusiastic children.

We are looking for exceptional candidates to provide clerical and administrative support for our Headteacher, office and teaching team. The successful candidate will work in our busy school office, (9 hours per week over 2 or 3 days) term time (39 weeks).

As the first point of contact for parents and visitors to the school, you will be highly organised with a confident and professional telephone manner. You will be able to relate well to both children and adults, and be flexible to manage the changing priorities where there is no such thing as a typical day! You will have experience of, or be willing to learn, how to use the various school IT systems including SIMS and Office software. You will be part of a small team initially, which will grow as the school expands, so being excited by challenge and change is essential.

We welcome applications from applicants who have had previous experience of working in an administration role within education, however this is not essential for the right candidate who will have:

  • A welcoming and calm personality.
  • A good standard of education
  • Strong organisational skills
  • The ability to communicate in a caring and empathetic manner, both on the telephone and in person
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality.


Visits to the school are warmly encouraged; please contact Mrs Karen Furmidge in the school office (office@harrietsham.kent.sch.uk) to make an appointment.

Harrietsham Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check and references.

This post will commence asap after interview.


Information about the school

Harrietsham Church of England Primary School is a friendly rural village school set in beautiful countryside in the heart of the community. Our children, of which there are currently 222, are polite and love to learn! The school is spacious, light and airy and is a wonderful learning environment. We pride ourselves on the achievements of all our pupils. We are a school which puts children at the heart of everything we do. In September 2018 we started to embark on an exciting journey of expanding the school to a two form entry.We are well resourced and offer a friendly, welcoming school which maintains close links with the church and where everyone works together for the benefit of all pupils. We have supportive parents and an active PTFA. To find out more visit our school website.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Alison Waller-Davies
  • Address:West Street, Harrietsham, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1JZ
  • Telephone: (01622) 859261
  • Email: office@harrietsham.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01622) 859372

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.