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Administration Assistant - Maternity

Canterbury Road Primary School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2254-131S
  • Posted:17/01/2022
  • Pay:KR6, pro rata
  • Start Date:21st February 2022 or sooner by arrangement
  • App Close Date:01/02/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:3rd February 2022


We are looking to appoint an excellent Administrative Assistant to join our hardworking team to cover maternity leave. You will be the face of the school, answering ‘phone queries, managing visitors and supporting the leadership team and the smooth running of the school. You are responsible for the management of absence, school meals and trips as well as new entrants to the school and prepare reports and letters. You are responsible for managing the school office for two days a week and work alongside another member of staff on three days.

We are a warm and welcoming school with friendly children and staff and you will join a hardworking and supportive team.

The successful candidate will:
• be highly organised, reliable and able to organise their time and prioritise tasks
• be fully competent in the use of IT packages including Microsoft Office
• have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work well under pressure
• have excellent verbal and written communication skills
• be friendly and approachable with a welcoming and professional manner
• be flexible and positive and able to react to change and need as they arise
• (preferably) have experience of using school administrative and financial systems, including SIMS

Hours: Term time only, 35 hours per week, 8.30am-4.30pm with one hour lunch break daily.


Information about the school

Canterbury Road Primary School is a one form entry primary school close to Sittingbourne town centre and within easy reach of the M2, M20 and train station.

We have interested, funny children who like to learn and love coming to school. Our children make excellent progress and progress and attainment are above national levels at KS2. We have highly skilled staff and a focus on each child achieving their best. We are very well resourced and have committed staff dedicated to our children and their families.

Please contact Zoe King, headteacher for further details.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01795) 423818


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).