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SCITT Administration Assistant - Term Time

Bennett Memorial Diocesan School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-5464-31S
  • Posted:22/03/2021
  • Pay:KR4 £6,710 pro-rata (FTE £18,129)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:19/04/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:tbc


Location              Culverden Down, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9SH             

Salary                   KR4 £6,710 pro-rata (FTE £18,129)

Contract Type    Term Time plus 2 weeks to be worked flexibly by agreement during school holidays

Hours                    16 hours per week to be mutually agreed.  Some flexibility is also required. As Teach Kent & Sussex SCITT grows there is potential for this role to be developed further, or additional hours added.

Start date            26th April 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

To work under the direction of the SCITT Administration Manager to provide administrative support to the Teach Kent & Sussex team.  The role involves administrative processes including arranging interviews and supporting recruitment activities and testing.  Supporting other administrative recruitment processes, onboarding, induction, absence and professional development through to leavers and graduation of the programme.  Maintenance of spreadsheets, databases, websites and personnel files in an accurate and timely manner is key for this role.

In addition, you would serve as a point of contact for the SCITT handling written and telephone enquiries from potential applicants, external agencies and other stakeholders, for example, liaising with speakers and external providers for professional development sessions. 

Photocopying, filing and Issuing communications to trainees, mentors, partner schools, etc. as directed will also be required.

You would be expected to support at least two evening recruitment events during the course of the academic year.

We are looking for someone to join our small friendly team who has excellent written and verbal communication skills who values attention to detail, accuracy and can work efficiently.  The capacity to work independently and as part of a team is key; identifying and building relationships to achieve the best outcomes for the Teach Kent & Sussex team.  A good working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook is preferred and ideally Access.

If you believe you have the high level of professionalism consistent with the values of the Tenax Schools Trust and have previous experience of working in an administrative role or strong transferable skills, we would like to hear from you.

How to apply:                   Application forms can be found on https://jobs.tenaxschoolstrust.co.uk/

Please complete and return applications via email to recruitment@bennett.kent.sch.uk  – CVs will not be accepted.

 Job Application Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 19th April 2021

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure check

Information about the school

Bennett Memorial Diocesan School is a school with rare qualities. We are an expanding Church of England School, which is academically highly successful. We also set great store by the development of character and values, and in particular, our Christian values run through all we do. We are a happy, tolerant, and inclusive school, yet unshakably clear about our distinctive character and ethos.

We believe in the potential of every young person, academically and personally. Our faith in our students means that we aspire for excellence in all spheres. At Bennett, young people develop confidence in themselves and that confidence breeds success.

Bennett is a vibrant community which fosters values and personal qualities in students. Courage and resilience, determination and perseverance, service to others, courtesy and consideration are put into practice in and out of lessons every day. Bennett students not only excel academically but have a vast range of opportunities beyond lessons, including in music and sport, travel and adventurous activities.

This is a growing school, with a current role in excess of 1,740 students, 376 of which are in our Sixth Form.

• Judged Outstanding in every area by Ofsted in 2012
• Outstanding GCSE and A Level results • Excellent reputation; oversubscribed

Our staff share our commitment to high standards, both in and beyond lessons, and benefit from our status as a centre for School Centred Initial Teacher Training, and a school which co-leads the Altius Teaching School Alliance. These partnerships facilitate access to high quality CPD and career development opportunities.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a satisfactory pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01892) 514424

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.