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School Office Manager (With/Without Finance Role) - Term Time

Brabourne CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3136-49S
  • Posted:13/01/2022
  • Pay:Kent range 5-7 Pro rata
  • Start Date:March 2022
  • App Close Date:25/01/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC January 2022


Our school office manager is retiring and we are looking for someone with school office experience to ‘step’ into the role.

This is a wonderful Church of England Primary school, with 4 classes and a pupil roll of 105, situated just outside Ashford in the lovely village of Brabourne.

The position is for 37 hours pw starting at 8am each day.

Ideally, the right candidate would have experience of SIMs (pupil management information system) and FMS (finance system).  However, training is available for the finance system or this could be out-sourced to Schools Finance.  The post would be for 37 hours pw (term time + 1 or 2 weeks, dependent on whether finance was included in the package).

Pay would be according to experience and additional Finance responsibility, up to KR7 (£26075 pro rata).

The successful applicant should be experienced, enthusiastic and hardworking. They will be the face of Brabourne CEP School and should ensure a welcoming, professional reception to all children, parents, carers, staff and visitors. Excellent customer service and communication skills are essential.

Candidates will need to be positive, highly confidential with all matters, have a professional attitude, be well organised, highly flexible and have excellent inter-personal skills. They will be the first point of call for all visitors to the school office as well as for any incoming calls. They will also be responsible for helping manage the day-to-day running of the school.

For details of the requirements of the post, and the person we are looking for, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

We strongly recommend a visit to the school, or an informal discussion over the phone, to explore the role further and meet the Headteacher.

Brabourne CEP School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including, safeguarding, an enhanced DBS check, references and the right to work in the UK.




Information about the school

Our small village school is located between Ashford and Folkestone with stunning views of the Kent Downs. We have a total number of pupils of 105 children divided into four classes. We have high standards; dedicated staff; supportive parent community and most important of all, children who love coming to school.

We educate, encourage and inspire our children to develop a love of learning for now and forever. We provide stimulating and challenging experiences; teaching them Christian values and meeting their individual needs in our small, nurturing environment. (Our mission statement)

“You are passionately committed to ensuring that every pupil has something they can be proud of and fantastic in. This vision drives the ethos of the school and creates a happy, harmonious place where pupils thrive”. Ofsted 2018

Click on the following website to find out more about Brabourne CEP School:


Job Contact Information

Fax: 01303 813276


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).