Office Administrator
Horsmonden Primary Academy

Job reference: 003744

Location: Horsmonden Primary Academy

Closing date: 09/08/2021

Salary: Actual salary £15,802 per annum (FTE £18,476)

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Administration

Hours per week: 37.5 hours, Term Time + 1 week inset

Start Date: September 2021

About the role: Horsmonden Primary Academy has an exciting opportunity to appoint an Office Administrator to join and enhance the work of the administration team at our school, from September 2021. This is an exciting and rare chance to join a school and play a pivotal role in its success and development, laying the path for future years. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a busy area, and will be confident in providing a professional, welcoming, efficient service, ensuring the smooth running of the school office including all office systems, procedures and processes. The candidate will be able to work flexibly under pressure, use their initiative and prioritise their workload. 

This is a permanent role offering an actual salary £15,802 per annum (FTE £18,476), based on 37.5 hours per week and Term Time + 1 week of inset.​​​​​​​

The ideal candidate would need to have the following:

  • Good general standard of education
  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Level 2 in Maths and English

Working at Horsmonden Primary Academy: Working at Horsmonden Primary Academy: Horsmonden Primary Academy is a vibrant school, very much at the heart of its community. Our children are happy, enthusiastic and keen to learn and take part in everything. We teach a wide, balanced curriculum, founded on children’s ambitions and aspirations. Our school is set in a beautiful village location, and our site has been developed creatively to provide wonderful outdoor learning opportunities. We have a talented and happy staff who all work positively together, and we are very lucky to have the support of committed governors and wonderfully supportive parents.

We believe that all children deserve a great education through inspirational teaching and a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities. For further information about Horsmonden Primary Academy, click here.

Being a part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2020, our Trust will comprise 28 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 15 primaries and 2 special) educating over 16,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. We also have one further secondary academy in the development phase, due to open in September 2021. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training providers and a large teaching school. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Diversity at our core: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.

All roles within the Trust are subject to an Enhanced DBS check in addition to other pre-employment checks. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19: Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring will continue for all Leigh Academies Trust vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months. This is for all senior, teaching and support staff appointments. Applications will still be reviewed and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities will vary. If you have any queries or concerns, please get in touch with the LAT Talent Team -
Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.


The closing date for this job has now passed.