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Personal Assistant / Secretary - Term Time

Birchington CEP School, Birchington

  • Ref:KCC886-3178-94S
  • Posted:05/10/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 5
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:09/11/2021 at 08:00
  • Interviews:Task date 16.11.2021 & interview date 17.11.2021


WORKING HOURS: 37 hours over 5 days per week

Term time plus 5 INSET days and 3 additional days during the holidays, negotiated with the Headteacher.

Hours: 8.15am – 4.15pm each day

CLOSING DATE: 09.11.2021

TASK DATE: 16.11.2021

INTERVIEW DATE: 17.11.2021





We are looking for a highly organised, efficient, flexible, friendly and reliable Personal Assistant /Secretary to carry out a range of duties for school Leaders as well as general secretarial duties, alongside other office staff.  You will work under the direction of the school Business Manager and carry out both administrative and office procedures. You must be prepared to undertake first aid duties and complete a qualification. You will have a high level of resilience and the ability to multi task. You must have a minimum of Grade C or above (or equivalent) in both GCSE Maths and English and will require excellent IT and interpersonal skills. You will need to possess initiative and a willingness to contribute to the continued improvement of our school. Previous school office experience and first aid experience/certificate would be an advantage.

Birchington CE Primary School offers a happy and highly supportive staff team and superb professional development.

Evidence of your O Level / GCSE / A Level qualifications along with photo identification,

will need to be shown on Day 1 of the interview process.

Birchington CE Primary School offers a happy and highly supportive staff team and superb professional development. Please see our website which holds a wealth of information about our school. Contact the school office on 01843 841046 if you have any questions. 

All applications must be made via the Kent Teach website.

Birchington CE Primary School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA ‘Barred List For Children’. 


Information about the school

Birchington Church of England Primary School is a friendly school on the edge of Thanet and we currently have 472 pupils on role.

Our school has a great range of facilities, including a Sensory room, library, computer suite, MUGA (Multi Use Games Area) and extensive grounds.

We currently hold Healthy Schools Status, ECO Green Flag, School Games Gold, Red Pennant, Active Mark, PMFL Silver Award, Good Diabetes Care in School Award and Arts Mark.

There is a highly professional, supportive and committed staff team who provide a high standard of education and pastoral care for our pupils.

As we are a Church school, we are proud to share we have been awarded a grading of Outstanding in our SIAMS Inspection.

More information available on our school website: www.birchington-primary.com

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01843 846034


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).