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Receptionist/Clerical Assistant - Part-time

Whitstable Junior School, Whitstable

  • Ref:KCC886-2269-96S
  • Posted:21/07/2022
  • Pay:KR3 (pro rata) 30.25 hours per week.
  • Start Date:31st August 2022 or as near as possible
  • App Close Date:18/08/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:23rd August 2022


We are looking for someone to join our office team. You will be someone who loves to engage with children and adults and will offer a warm, welcoming and positive experience to all who visit our lovely school. 

Your role will be to provide an efficient and sensitive administrative service to ensure the smooth running of the front office

Duties will include; reception duties, answering phone calls, managing deliveries, taking messages, supporting the Headteacher and teachers, reprographics, providing first aid and taking on any office tasks assigned by line managers.

The start date will be 31st August 2022 or as close as possible to this date.

Pay- Kent Range 3- 30.25 hours per week, 38 working weeks, 43 weeks 1 day paid weeks.

This is a temporary position for one year with the possibility of it becoming permanent.

School is now closed for the holidays but our website will give you a good flavour of what we are all about.

Our school is committed to equality as well as safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Information about the school

Being located on the High Street and close to the seafront means we can take pride in being right in the heart of Whitstable, able to access the excellent facilities to enrich our children’s learning and play an important role in our local community.

We are truly an inclusive school and our intake reflects the diverse range of socio economic backgrounds and wide range of academic starting points. We strive for high standards to enable all children to attain their potential and our recent outcomes, especially for disadvantaged children have been impressive.

We do work hard at maintaining high standards in key areas of the curriculum but we also place a very high value on other aspects of schooling including the wide range of opportunities through our focus on the arts, respect for other cultures and faiths, sport and visits to the many places of interest locally.

We have a very strong emphasis on well-being and are especially proud of our Well-Being Team.

We have a great team with everyone working towards our vision to be a school that is considered excellent by all the people and groups that have a part to play in helping us achieve our success.

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