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Administrative Assistant/Receptionist - Term Time

Otford Primary School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-2138-196S
  • Posted:18/05/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/06/2022 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC


The school requires a receptionist/administrator to join our team.  The successful applicant will be the main point of contact for any enquiries to the school and will also manage all internal enquiries and communications from staff and pupils.

The role will require high standards of communication and an ability to multi-task.  You will be part of an extremely supportive and friendly team and will be responsible for managing the communications to and from the school office, as well as a range of other tasks.

The successful applicant will thrive in a busy environment and will have excellent administrative skills.  A sense of humour is a must.  The role will also include some basic finance administration (placing orders, payment of invoices) therefore the successful applicant should have good numerical skills.  

Hours of work are 8:30am to 3:45pm 5 days per week during term time.  

Information about the school

Otford Primary School is located near Sevenoaks, based in the historic village of Otford. We are a two-form entry school, drawing from the village and immediate surrounding areas with committed staff and parents. We like to maximise links within the village and local community.

The School has undergone buildings and facilities development in the last few years. A large sports field and outdoor spaces are used to maximise physical activity and learning outside the classroom as well as weekly Forest School sessions off site. Please refer to our website for more information!

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and views it with paramount importance. It engages with children and staff in policy and practice developments, and proactively encourages feedback. The school requires employees to obtain a Criminal Records disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), including checks against the barred list.

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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).