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Administrative Assistant - Full-time

Woodchurch CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3145-96S
  • Posted:10/01/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:21/01/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Admin Assistant at Woodchurch Primary School. This role is critical to the smooth running of the school.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, both verbally and on paper. They must be reliable and enjoy all aspects of organisational and administrative work. He/She should be enthusiastic, organised, pro-active and a multi-tasker who is able to provide a wide range of administrative support to the school as a whole.

The ideal candidate will be confident in using a range of admin software including the Google platform and be familiar with or be willing to be trained on the school’s information management system (SIMS).

Due to the scope of the role, the ability to prioritise and remain flexible whilst maintaining excellent service standards is absolutely essential.

Please read the person specification and job description for full details of the role.

Hours: 8:15am-3:30pm

5 days a week (term time only). 

Experience of Office administration or working in a school would be advantageous.

A visit to the school prior to application is essential. Please contact us to schedule a visit via email using office@woodchurch.kent.sch.uk.

Should an strong application be recieved before the deadline, we reserve the right to interview prior to closing date. 

For more information about our school please visit our school website, www.woodchurch.kent.sch.uk

All applications must be made via Kent-Teach using the KCC application form.

Woodchurch Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.




Information about the school

Woodchurch Church of England Primary School has 163 children on roll and is situated in the heart of the Kent countryside in the village of Woodchurch, 6 miles from Ashford and 4 miles from Tenterden. We are a school at the heart of the community, that puts children at the heart of everything we do. Our site consists of a mixture of Victorian and modern buildings.

Woodchurch CE Primary School plays a central role within a close-knit village community. We enjoy a well-established relationship with the wider parish. We are proud of our inclusive, Christian ethos and benefit from strong, mutually supportive links with the local community, church and parents.

As a school we value each individual child and strive to provide a stimulating, learning experience for all our children. We are committed to ensuring that each child achieves their very best whilst in our care.

Our confident and engaging children are key to the welcoming family atmosphere you will find here at our amazing school. Our parents care about their children’s education, and we have a very active parent and friends association. You will be supported by a great Governing Body. We have strong links with our collaboration, Tenterden Rural Alliance made up other schools, including primary and secondary schools.

To find out more about us visit our fantastic school website.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Kelly Burlton and Mrs Jen Dawes
  • Address:Bethersden Road, Ashford, Kent, TN26 3QJ
  • Telephone: (01233) 860232
  • Email: office@woodchurch.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01233) 860804


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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.