Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Senior Administrator/Pa - Maternity

Turner Schools Family

  • Ref:KCC-F42-108-S
  • Posted:06/12/2019
  • Pay:AR 05/06 -(£16,127 - £20,073 pro rata) dep on exp
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:13/12/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To Be Confirmed

Schools this job is for


Join Team Turner – Morehall Primary and Martello Primary are looking to appoint a highly reliable, efficient and adaptable Senior Administrator/PA to join our busy school and to help promote and support our vision and direction of making our schools a place where children thrive and knowledge matters.

The position is term time only plus inset days and 2 weeks, 5 days a week, 8:00 - 4:00pm with flexibility to accommodate meetings

You will be the first point of contact for our parents, children and visitors and we therefore expect the successful candidate to:-

  • Have HEART
  • Be passionate about supporting our children and the community
  • Have the ability to make our pupils feel valued and safe
  • Enjoy working as a team
  • Offer enthusiasm, energy and positivity to the role
  • Have excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and be open to developing this further
  • Be an expert minute-taker
  • Have the ability to communicate well (written, face to face and telephone)
  • Be able to organise and prioritise your workload
  • Have exceptional knowledge of SIMS or be open to developing this
  • Have experience in updating websites, Facebook and generating text for these other forms of communication
  • Work confidentially, dealing with a broad spectrum of personnel related matters
  • Support the organisation and delivery of trips


In return, Turner Schools will offer:-

  • A dedicated staff team and supportive governors
  • A commitment to professional development and support for future career progression
  • Enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, including checks against the barred list. Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Pay: AR5 - AR6  £18,225 - £22,543(£16,127 - £20,073 pro rata) dependent on experience

Fixed term- Maternity Cover

Start Date: January 2020 or before

Closing Date for applications: Noon 13th December 2019

Interviews: To Be Confirmed

We reserve the right to remove the advert if a suitable candidate is found before the close dates.

If you are interested in joining Team Turner and would like to come and visit our school, please contact Caroline Dominguez on 01303 842433 or e-mail: dominguezc@turnerschools.com

Information about the trust

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) based in Folkestone on the beautiful Kent coast.

Turner Schools is committed to ensuring success without selection for our pupils and students by teaching them the core knowledge and life skills they need to thrive in the modern world. Turner Schools is committed to leading schools where children thrive and knowledge matters.

Our mission is to set a new standard in non-selective education, empowering our pupils and students with cultural capital. In this way we will contribute to the regeneration of the region; we call this mission sea-change.

Following Aristotle's philosophy, we believe that educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. Accordingly, we have encapsulated the Trust's ethos and values in the acronym HEART meaning we have:

H: High Expectations - of yourself, of others, including in terms of aspiration for the community and children we serve, conduct and standards in the widest sense

E: Enthusiasm - in attitude and to nurture it in others be they pupils/students/scholars, parents or colleagues; an

A: Academic subject-based curriculum - tried and tested subjects delivered in coherent sequence

R: Reading for all - achieving chronological reading age as well as love of this enabling and vital skill; and

T: Teamwork - recognising that together we can achieve more than we can alone.

Our HEART model gives stakeholders, staff, pupils and parents a common language.

Our schools include:

Folkestone All Age Academy; Morehall Primary; Martello Primary; and Turner Free School.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:4 Westbrook House ,
    58-60 Shorncliffe Road,
    CT20 2NQ
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.