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Inclusion Administrative Assistant - Part-time

Garlinge Primary School and Nursery, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-3917-181S
  • Posted:20/11/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 4
  • Start Date:January 2020
  • App Close Date:08/12/2019 at 23:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 12 December


We are a large primary school with approximately 800 pupils.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and efficient Administrative Assistant to join our busy and friendly Inclusion Team. 

The main responsibility of the Inclusion Administrative Assistant will be to provide administrative and organisational support primarily to the FLO, Safeguarding Officer and Deputy Headteacher to increase parental engagement and provide a safe environment for our pupils.

The position is for 20 hours per week, 12.00pm to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday, 39 weeks per year (term time only plus 5 INSET days). The pay scale is set at Kent Range 4 (£17,498 for a full-time position) which equates to approximately £8,007 per annum pro rata for this role.

We require a good standard of general education and GCSE qualifications (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics at Grade C or above.  Verification of qualifications declared on the application form will be required before employment can commence so please do not declare any qualifications unless you can produce the original certificate.

There will be a thirty minute formal interview with a Deputy Headteacher and the Business Manager and a thirty minute in-tray exercise. Prior to interview there will also be a thirty minute tour of the school with the Safeguarding Officer.

CVs will not be accepted so please complete the application form in full.

Garlinge Primary School and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.

If applicants have not been contacted by Wednesday 11 December they have been unsuccessful.

Information about the school

Garlinge Primary School and Nursery continues to be a ‘Good’ school as recognised in our latest Ofsted inspection (March 2018). The inspection found that staff ‘have an unwavering commitment and determination to provide the best possible experiences for all pupils in a happy, calm and aspirational environment’.

We are a large four form entry school to the west of Margate with approximately 800 pupils. We aim to provide a caring, exciting and inclusive learning environment where every child and family really matters with a focus on raising standards alongside the development of the whole child. The school’s values are Perseverance, Aspiration, Respect and Teamwork and all children are familiar with these. The recent Ofsted visit noted that the values ‘pervade every aspect of the school’s work’, and we are proud that is the case.

We are a school with specialist provision for Physically Disabled pupils and provide a link class with Foreland Fields School.

We are a part of an established Cooperative Trust (Thanet Endeavour Learning Trust), working with Bromstone Primary School and St Mildred’s Primary Infant School. We work closely within our trust to improve all aspects of our practice, including CPD and support for NQTs. We are also proud to be part of a Federation between our school and Parkside Community Primary School in Canterbury.

Our large site comprises of a KS2 and a KS1 building, three large playgrounds and a school field and we continue to invest heavily in our outdoor learning environment which includes an inclusive play area and sports courts.

We inspire, respect and celebrate achievement and diversity.

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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.