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Student Services Receptionist - Term Time

Weald of Kent Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-4046-672S
  • Posted:24/06/2022
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:04/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Purpose and responsibilities:

The purpose of the post-holder is to provide administrative and student facing support for the Student Services Department which covers student welfare as well as Special Educational Needs.  To take responsibility for the medical room and be the first point of contact for First Aid across the school.



  • Provide a professional, efficient administrative service, with a ‘right first time mentality’ and minimal errors.
  • Bring about, monitor and evaluate an administrative culture that will bring positive benefits to student learning.
  • Be responsible for your own professional development and accountable through the school’s performance development system.
  • Create, maintain and facilitate effective relationships.


Specific Duties – Receptionist

  • To deliver an effective reception service for the department, dealing with incoming telephone calls, e-mails, faxes, internal and external enquiries from Local Authority Agencies.
  • To provide administrative support and maintain information systems.
  • To provide an effective enquiry service for staff and students within the school.
  • To liaise with school staff regarding families and students as necessary.
  • Be the first point of contact for First Aid; recording, administration, monitoring and procurement.
  • Support in year 6 and 11 transition visits and programme.
  • Oversee the collection of work for students not able to attend normal classroom learning.
  • Liaison with Student representatives on related issues as necessary.
  • Liaison with the school DCPC as necessary.
  • Liaison outside agencies on behalf of the SENCO.
  • Attend meetings as appropriate.
  • Responding to Urgent Assistant alerts including physical, mental and social well-being. 
  • To provide assistance to the SENCO/Assistant SENCO and Director of Inclusion in various tasks as delegated.

Information about the school

Weald of Kent is a selective Girls’ Grammar School for 11-18 year olds with a roll of approximately 1900 students including our co-educational Sixth Form. The school is one of the highest performing schools in the country. We aspire to excel at everything we do. Owing to our continued success we are thrilled to have been given permission by the Secretary of State to expand and mirror what we deliver at our Tonbridge campus in a campus at Sevenoaks, which opened in September 2017. In addition to the exciting new facilities, we have also invested in our Tonbridge campus which now has a state of the art Sports Hall and university style Sixth Form Study Centre with a new science block being built this year. Both campuses are situated in beautiful rural settings with far reaching views across the Garden of England with excellent transport links.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Human Resources
  • Address:Tudeley Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JP
  • Telephone: 01732373500
  • Email: hr@wealdgs.org

Fax: 01732373500


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).