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Receptionist & Administrator - Term Time

Aylesford School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5410-494S
  • Posted:01/08/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 4
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:26/08/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:wc 29 August 2022


Receptionist & Administrator 

Kent Range 4

37 hours per week Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm - Term Time only plus staff inset days

Required for September 2022

Aylesford School is on a journey to becoming "Outstanding" and needs talented and dedicated staff who are committed to supporting our community of students, teachers and parents.

We are seeking a professional, enthusiastic team member in order to provide a high standard of reception and administration service for visitors, students, teachers and parents. 

This is a varied and interesting role in which you will carry out all types of school administration including; 

  • Welcoming visitors respectfully, politely and professionally
  • Respond to internal and external calls promptly, delegating call efficiently
  • Maintain a high standard of service at all times to internal and external key stakeholders 
  • Communicate calmly and effectively with staff, students, parents and external parties
  • Deal with incoming and outgoing post
  • Write letters, parent communications and collate information
  • General office administration at the discretion of the Office Manager 

The ideal candidate will be a calm, confident, positive, experienced receptionist/administrator, with good IT skills and knowledge of Word, Excel, Microsoft. We require a good communicator both verbal and written who also has the ability to multi-task and manage their workload effectively.   

Information about the school

Aylesford School is an inclusive school where every child, regardless of ability and background can fulfil their dreams and aspirations. We achieved a Good Ofsted result, however, we are working on becoming an "outstanding" school going forward.

We aim to continue providing students with a high quality academic and ‘Character Education’, which develops confident young people who are successful learners and who will go on to contribute positively to society.

Our support staff play a vital role in enabling our teachers to deliver our high quality academia, therefore the post holder needs to be confident and enthusiastic in the want to help the school achieve 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.