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Payroll Administrator - Fixed Term

The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (Aquila)

  • Ref:KCC-F33-22-S
  • Posted:29/11/2021
  • Pay:£19,077.00 - £19,843.00 pro rata
  • Start Date:w/c 10 January 2022
  • App Close Date:08/12/2021 at 23:45
  • Interviews:14 December 2021


This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join Aquila’s friendly & supportive in house Payroll Team at our head office in Folkestone.

We are looking for a highly motivated, positive and efficient individual who has an interest (and/or experience) in Payroll, Pensions and HR and would like to develop their skills and knowledge in this area. It is essential that the successful candidate can demonstrate a high level of confidentiality.

10 hours per week, term time only (38 weeks) to be worked 9.30 a.m. - 2.30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

This is a fixed term position until 22nd July 2022 initially, with a view to being made permanent and increasing hours as required.


Information about the trust

We aim to promote distinctive, inclusive communities of learning that seek to be underpinned by Christian values sourced in the Gospel narrative, enriching the whole educational experience. We aspire to excellence; to secure the best possible outcomes for children and young people, enabling them to fulfil their potential and make a worthwhile contribution to our diverse, dynamic society.

The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust is an established and highly successful Multi-Academy Trust currently consisting of primary schools and expecting to grow over the coming years.

The Trust offers:

• outstanding mentoring and coaching • full induction programme for all new staff • excellent professional development opportunities • an enviable track record of career progression • collaborative working in a supportive team environment

We are committed to ensuring our academies work together, sharing their strengths, to provide a great education for every pupil. We believe learning must be engaging and relevant and develop the whole child. Our academies design their coverage of the curriculum to provide challenging and exciting learning experiences in a caring and nurturing environment which is based on our strong Christian values. Our academies value every individual and celebrate differences through their culture of mutual trust and shared values.

We want to deliver and develop best practice through learning together and engaging with action research with Canterbury Christ Church University. We want our academies to serve their local communities through links with churches, each other and to develop wider networks enabling staff and pupils to flourish. Through developing leadership at all levels we want the pupils in our academies to become happy, successful, well rounded individuals who develop into lifelong learners.

The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Trust Administrator
  • Address:Unit 33,
    Folkestone Enterprise Centre (Basepoint),
    Shearway Business Park,
    CT19 4RH
  • Telephone: 01303 297020
  • Email: thoward@aquilatrust.co.uk



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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).