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Admissions Officer/Administrator - Term Time

Dartford Science and Technology College, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-4026-218S
  • Posted:14/02/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 6: £20,222 FTE (Actual Salary £13,300)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:27/02/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:tbc


27.5 hours per week 10.30am - 4.30pm.

Term time plus 3 weeks (41 working weeks per year).  Please see job pack for more information on this.

Initially on a one year contract (with a view to this becoming permanent).

As the first point of contact for potential new students and their parents/carers, we are looking for an Admissions Officer/Administrator who is friendly, polite and professional with excellent communication and presentation skills.

This role requires a high level of administration and IT skills.  You will be able to prioritise your own workload and will understand how crucial accuracy and attention to detail are even when working to a deadline.  At certain times of the year this role requires additional hours to be worked and so you need to be flexible and adaptable.

Experience of responsibility for the admissions process in a secondary school will be highly advantageous, experience of school procedures and/or of working with secondary age children will be an advantage.

Key skills and experience required

  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy with an appreciation of their importance in this role.
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly in Excel and Word. Skills should include the ability to sort and manipulate data in Excel and mail merge letters into Word. 
  • Experience of using SIMS or a similar database is highly desirable.
  • A good level of English and the ability to proofread your own work and that of others.
  • Excellent administration and presentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A flexible approach to duties undertaken and working hours.
  • The ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
  • The ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively.
  • An appreciation of the necessity to maintain complete confidentiality at all times.
  • Experience of the admissions process in a secondary school would be an advantage, however we are happy to provide training on the admissions process for a candidate who is able to demonstrate the skills listed above.


Information about the school

Why work at Dartford Science and Technology College?

DSTC is a small, non-selective secondary school for girls in Dartford. We are family-centred with high aspirations and pride ourselves on having small average class sizes and excellent pastoral care. This is a place where "pupils achieve well and thrive" and "all groups of pupils achieve well" (Ofsted March 2017). Ofsted graded the school Good overall and Good in each category and noted that "there is a positive climate for learning throughout the school".

Lessons at DSTC have a calm and purposeful atmosphere with the students showing a genuine interest in learning. Our teachers tell us they enjoy being able to teach and enable the students to learn with very little disruption.

We are a Co-operative Trust school and are committed to supporting our workforce to be the best they can be. We can offer accelerated professional development with a personalised approach to developing all staff through coaching, mentoring and both internal and external training. Our new staff will have unparalleled opportunities to learn and bring excellent practice to bear in raising achievement for the students of DSTC.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 222445


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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.