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Admin Support Assistant

Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week 
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 40 weeks per year plus 5.8 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: 9 months

Closing date : 12:00 noon on Friday 02 September 2022
Interview date : Thursday 07 September 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Hankham Primary School, Hankham Road, Pevensey, East Sussex, BN24 5AY
Phone: 01323 763265
Email: finance@hankham.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: hankhamschool.co.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

Hankham Primary School is a delightful, traditional village school located in Pevensey, East Sussex. We have a close-knit and supportive staffing team, and we cater for up to 150 pupils.

We have an exciting opportunity for a fixed-term Administrative Support Assistant to join our busy and vibrant school as part of our office team from 1st October 2022. This will be to cover a period of maternity leave, initially for 9 months but possibly extending to 12 months.

We are looking for a self motivated individual with strong computer skills, particularly Word, Excel and Powerpoint. You will need to be friendly and approachable, able to communicate well with pupils, parents and other professionals who visit the school. You will be the primary contact for incoming telephone calls and emails.

You will need to be accurate with a keen eye for details as you will be responsible for maintaining the pupil information database (SIMS) and recording attendance. You will also be the primary first aider for pupils, and responsible for ensuring the first aid supplies are kept stocked.

Previous experience of working in a school, or being a first aider would be an advantage, but full training will be given.

For more information please see the job desciption and person specification. If you have any queries about the role please contact Amanda Drakeley, School Business Manager on finance@hankham.e-sussex.sch.uk.

Additional Information


Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.


  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/191234/26217

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Pevensey

  • Salary
  • £19,264 to £19,650 pro-rata

  • Closing date
  • 2 September 2022

  • Organisation
  • Hankham Primary School

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education