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Receptionist & Administrator Administration - Full-time

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-4045-261S
  • Posted:13/07/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range KR4
  • Start Date:asap
  • App Close Date:28/08/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:asap


We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Receptionist/Administrator to be the first point of contact for all visitors to the school, along with answering and re-directing incoming calls, and general administrative support. You will be joining our well-respected and lively support staff team. This role is based at our Sevenoaks site.


Overall Responsibility  

  • To work within the School Office Team, based in the Main Reception, providing an efficient and professional school reception service. 
  • To be the first point of contact for all visitors, signing them in and out in accordance with school policy and safeguarding procedures.
  • To assist in maintaining the safety and security of the school site by managing entry and exit through the automated gates.
  • To assist with Sixth Form admissions process and queries.
  • To use school systems for parent and stakeholder communication.
  • To contribute to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare and personal care of children and young people with regard to the area child protection procedures.


The main site for TWGSB is in Tunbridge Wells. However, you may be required to work at other sites connected to TWGSB. 

  • Contract: Permanent, full-time, term time only plus INSET days (39 weeks per year)
  • Hours: 37 hours per week (08:15–16:30)
  • Salary: Kent Range KR4 (full-time equivalent £19,389, actual salary for hours worked £16,750.63 per annum*)
  • *additional days paid on claim                  
  • Responsible to: School Office Manager

Information about the school

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys is an expanding and rapidly improving selective grammar school. It is undergoing a period of transformational change benefitting from a multi-million pound investment in Tunbridge Wells and a brand new building at our Sevenoaks campus, which opened in September 2021.

Staff will benefit from a positive working environment, with strong support for professional development and specialist teaching rooms. We aim for high standards and the pursuit of academic excellence, helping every student to reach their full potential through the development of skills, concepts and knowledge, within the framework of a caring community. Relationships between staff and students are based on trust, mutual respect and a determination to succeed.

Please note that we will only accept CV’s if they are accompanied by an application form, which can be found on our website: https://www.twgsb.org.uk/187/vacancies We shall review applications as we receive them.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys offers Initial Teacher Training (ITT) and other subject specialist training.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Clare Peck
  • Address:Tunbridge Wells Grammar School For Boys, St Johns Road, Tunbridge Wells , Kent, TN4 9XB
  • Telephone: 01892 529551
  • Email: cpeck@twgsboys.kent.sch.uk


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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.