Headteacher's P.A/HR - Full-time

The Norton Knatchbull School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-4528-155S
  • Posted:24/06/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 8
  • Start Date:1st September 2020
  • App Close Date:10/07/2020 at 16:00
  • Interviews:as soon as possible




This is a permanent position, term time plus 2 weeks, (INSET days plus 5 days in the school holidays by arrangement with the HT) on Kent Range 8 - £25,490 pro rata (£22,068).  The successful candidate will act as confidential Personal Assistant to the Headteacher and assist the School Business Manager with HR and recruitment processes.  She/he needs a good level of education to at least GCSE standard or equivalent.  A minimum of 5 years’ experience within an office environment, preferably within school administration is essential.  There will be a Support Staff Review carried out next year which this role will fall under the aegis of.

For a job description and an application form, visit our school website at www.nks.kent.sch.uk  Please send completed application form and application letter of no more than 2 sides of A4, to Mrs. S. Butcher, P.A. to the Headteacher, by email sbutcher@nks.kent.sch.uk  

Deadline for applications: 4 p.m. Friday 10th July 2020. We reserve the right to interview prior to this date depending on applications received. The selection process will involve an interview, depending on Government guidance in relation to Covid-19 this may be carried out virtually.

NKS is committed to the Continuing Professional Development of all our staff. We support our employees in career development and respect initiative and ambition. As such we are committed to using Performance Management; formal and informal training; coaching and mentoring; and peer support to ensure the progression of our staff. In return we expect commitment and a desire to improve and excel from our colleagues.

All new recruits to our team will be further supported by a comprehensive Induction Programme and a Mentor.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Only candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted

Information about the school

The Norton Knatchbull has a rich and long history. Set up over 350 years ago as Ashford Grammar School by Sir Norton Knatchbull. 7 FE grammar school with girls in 6th form. Students well motivated, pleasant and able. Kent Grammar Schools admit the top 25% of the ability range. Relationships with KCC and all local schools is exceptionally good. Ashford is an expanding market and railway town, unemployment very low, housing in Ashford reasonably priced.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01233) 633668


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