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School Communications Officer - Term Time

Dartford Bridge Community Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2117-159S
  • Posted:14/01/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Feb 2022
  • App Close Date:28/01/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:2 February 2022

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School Communications Officer

Dartford Bridge Community Primary School is seeking to appoint a suitably skilled, friendly and enthusiastic person to the post of Communications Officer in our school office.  We are a friendly school with a supportive team of staff who will ensure that you are able to achieve within your role.

The office is the centre of communications between pupils and adults, both within and outside our school. We are looking for someone to join our office team to improve our communication both internally and externally within our community.  A professional outlook is essential as well as a calm, caring approach and a track record of attention to detail. 

Previous experience of working within a school environment is desirable. Excellent typing skills, knowledge of relevant computer software and a good level of education, including GCSE English and Maths, are essential. The post requires the ability to be methodical, organised and the ability to prioritise work within a busy environment.

You will be working Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 8.30am – 11.30am term time only. Salary will be Kent Range 3 (£18,425 FTE). 

Key Details:

  • 9 hours per week – 8.30am – 11.30am on Mon, Wed and Thur
  • Pro rated salary - £3,756 (FTE £18,425)
  • Term time only (38 weeks worked)
  • Permanent contract
  • Closing date for the advert: 28th January 2022 at 12.00pm
  • Date for interviews: January 2022

Start Date: Jan/Feb 2022

Dartford Bridge Community Primary School is committed to the safeguarding of all its pupils, you will therefore be subject to an enhanced disclosure process, along with two written reference requests, one from you most recent employer.

Information about the school

Learning innovation and Ubuntu are two elements that are vital to Dartford Bridge Community Primary School. Our curriculum ensures learning is engaging, exciting and relevant to the needs of our children in the multicultural and diverse DBCPS community. We are very proud to be part of Cygnus Academies Trust.

Following our opening in an award-winning new building in 2009 we are now at capacity being a two-form school from EYFS to Year 6. We also have a Nursery with capacity for 52 children. We are located on The Bridge community campus and more information about the local area can be found here: www.thebridgedartford.co.uk

Our Ubuntu philosophy is a very important part of who we are and what we believe in as a school and wider community. The school council, governors and parents are very involved in the continuing development of our school and working together to continually develop all aspects of our school and community life.

Please visit our website to see some of the exciting adventures that our staff and children embark on including; residential trips, street dance, art, drama, music and sports. These are just some of the exciting extra-curricular opportunities we provide and encourage our children to participate in.

Staff and pupils are proud to be a part of the local community and we believe you would see this clearly from any school visit. Join our exciting school that is rapidly improving and be part of the achievement of our pupils and staff.

Furthermore, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children - the successful candidate will be subject to two written references and an enhanced DBS check. Please contact the school on 01322 470678 if you require further information.

We hope that you will take the time to find out a little more about us and look forward to meeting you soon.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Sarah Smith
  • Address:Dartford Bridge Community Primary School, Birdwood Avenue, Dartford, Kent, DA1 5GB
  • Telephone: 01322470678
  • Email: sarah.smith@dbcps.kent.sch.uk

Documents

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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).