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Kelmscott is an equal opportunities employer. To view our Equal Opportunity Policy (.doc) and Prevention of Illegal Working document, click on the buttons at the top of this page. 

Kelmscott School is a highly ambitious school in the heart of East London. Waltham Forest (London Borough of Culture 2019) reaps the benefits of the character, diversity and cultures within our borough, the things we have in common and the things that make us different. Our school motto is ‘Putting Learning First’ something that we hold dear. We hope this language gives you a good indication of what we value as a school. Teachers at our school are happy and as a result, we have low staff turnover. Staff wellbeing and work-life balance is a priority for us as we believe that our staff, work at their best when they are also able to commit fully to their family and personal lives. Behaviour of students at Kelmscott is exemplary. Our behaviour systems are designed to allow teachers to teach and our students to learn. Our classrooms are ‘disruption free’ something we would be happy to show you.


Ofsted has recently inspected the school and graded us as a good school. We are pleased that the inspection team were able to witness two very typically exciting and inspiring days here.


Our vision of teaching and learning at Kelmscott School is to ensure it provides the best possible opportunity for students of all abilities and backgrounds to reach their fullest potential.


Our school is on an exciting journey which we would love for you to be part of. We have what we believe to be a number of unique selling points that all our visitors experience first-hand when they come to our school. To get a flavour of these USPs, do have a look at our Twitter @KelmscottSchool.


As well as a supportive and friendly environment, Kelmscott offers a range of interesting employee benefits including:


  • Regular staff breakfast

  • Reduced gym membership at Walthamstow Leisure Centre

  • No staff meeting either side of a school holiday

  • Increased usage of live marking to manage teacher's workload

Data & Administration Officer
Required as soon as possible

Salary details:

Scale NJC SO2 point 26

Actual Salary - £34,316
Term Time Only + last two weeks of August, 36 hours per week

The Governors of Kelmscott School are seeking to appoint an experienced Data & Administration Officer to join our thriving support team. The ideal candidate will have proven administration and data management/analysis experience, preferably within a busy organisation. The successful candidate must be able demonstrate excellent IT skills, including a high proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and a management information system (SIMS), along with the ability to work proactively and prioritise effectively to meet deadlines. Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing assessment data collection & entry

  • Producing regular reporting for students, parents and for SLT

  • Co-ordinating statutory returns including the Student Census

  • Assisting the School Business Leader with policy management and record keeping 

Closing date: 17th November at noon

Interviews date: Week commencing 20th November


Please note that if you do not receive a response within two weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted. An early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the vacancy if sufficient suitable applications are received.


For an application pack and further details, please click the links below:


All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address:

Akin Nidai – Assistant School Business Leader:

Kelmscott School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure, Child Protection screening and checks with past employers.  References will be taken up prior to interviews. Section 8 of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 requires all employers in the United Kingdom to make basic document checks on every person they intend to employ.

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