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Clerical Assistant - Maternity

Davington Primary School, Faversham

  • Ref:KCC886-2228-60S
  • Posted:17/09/2019
  • Pay:KR3 (£17,365 - £17,411 pro rata)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:26/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/b 30th September 2019


We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our friendly team for 15 hours per week, term time only. The post is to cover maternity leave.

Principal accountability:

  • Undertake a diverse range of clerical duties to assist the Office Manager in the smooth running of the office
  • Type letters, photocopying and filing as requested
  • Liaise and work with the Assistant Headteacher (Inclusion Manager) on a number of administration duties, minute taking, typing minutes, filing and dealing with SEN matters
  • Act as receptionist, answering the door entry system, answering the telephone and transferring calls as appropriate and helping visitors
  • Maintain stocks of school uniform to ensure that there are sufficient items available for parents to purchase and liaise with uniform suppliers, placing orders direct with the supplier
  • Assist with the maintenance and operation of SIMS (Management Information System)
  • Deal with any emergency issues in the absence of office colleagues to ensure the efficient running of the school office is maintained

If you would like more information regarding the position, please do not hesitate in contacting the school office.  I would strongly recommend visiting the school prior to application.

Information about the school

Built in 1882, Davington is a 14 class school set in six acres of beautiful surroundings. We have two fields, a swimming pool and a fantastic Woodland with a classroom, orchard, pond, story telling area and much more. All learning spaces are well resourced.

Through our curriculum, our children are taught to observe, discuss, reflect, create and problem solve to flourish and achieve challenging personal targets using the full potential of our grounds. We celebrate all success at DPS and offer a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities for our children from rugby to flower arranging.

We pride ourselves in ensuring the well being of all pupils and staff, which is reflected in our caring environment. We promote a strong collegiate approach and support CPD at all levels.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01795 537971

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.