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Senior Administration Officer - Full-time

Culverstone Green Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2110-95S
  • Posted:21/07/2021
  • Pay:KR 5
  • Start Date:Sept 2021 or as close as possible
  • App Close Date:23/08/2021 at 10:00
  • Interviews:w/b 25th August 2021


Culverstone Green Primary School is a member of The Pathway Academy Trust and benefits from collaborative working and support from its partner schools and the Trust’s Central Team.

We are seeking an experienced, well organised and enthusiastic Senior Administration Officer to join Culverstone Green Primary School. The successful candidate will work calmly amidst a busy environment whilst priding themselves on making an excellent first impression to school visitors. You will believe first impressions and a positive experience create long-lasting relationships with parents and that the school office plays a pivotal role to the school’s success. You will be able to deal calmly with matters face-to-face, over the phone and via email.

The successful candidate will be a great team player, who is able to work well within a small admin team. It is likely the successful candidate will have previous experience of working in an educational environment. You will be flexible in your approach, able to work effectively adjusting to the daily demands of a busy school office while still delivering a first-rate customer service experience. You will be able to process and manage information accurately under pressure whilst still maintaining high standards of performance levels. An understanding of relevant child protection policies which keep children safe in a school setting would be beneficial but is not essential as full training would be provided.

You should have strong Microsoft Office skills and be able to work accurately. Experience of using Arbor or other school software and administration systems would be an advantage. Previous experience of working in a school environment is desirable but not essential. 

 What we can offer you:

A salary based on Kent Range 5 (£19,723 FTE).

This will be pro-rated down to an actual salary of £16,964.44. 

  • A permanent contract for 37 hours a week (8.00am – 4.00pm Mon. 8:00am to 4:30pm Tues - Fri), Term Time Only + Inset days. (approx. times)
  • A friendly and welcoming working environment.
  • Support and guidance from The Pathway Academy Trust’s experienced Central Team.
  • Appropriate professional development and training will be available to address any skills gaps for the successful candidate. 

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity that you have been looking for, we would love to hear from you.

Culverstone Green Primary School is committed to safeguarding, all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview so early application is encouraged. We reserve the right to close the advert when we are in receipt of sufficient applications and without notice.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Information about the school

We are a popular, rural village school with 7 classes and a nursery. CGPS formed part of the Pathway Academy Trust in October 2015. TPAT currently has five schools: Meopham Community Academy, Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Wrotham Road and Culverstone Green. This provides opportunities for career progression allowing us to keep the very best staff within the Trust.

We have a brand new school building and school grounds that are beautifully rural and spacious. The children have a school council and their view point is very important to us. We have a supportive Local Governing Body and an active PTA. We are an innovative and creative school with a positive, friendly and motivated staff team. We are committed to CPD. We even have our own school dog! Come and see for yourself!

Please do have a look at our Facebook page and school website.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Adrian Watson
  • Address:Wrotham Road, Culverstone Green, Meopham, Gravesend, Kent, DA13 0RF
  • Telephone: (01732) 822568
  • Email: tharana.wahed@cgps.kent.sch.uk


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.