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Receptionist - Term Time

St Simon Stock Catholic School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5432-47S
  • Posted:27/07/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 4 [£19,389 - £20,493 (pro rata)]
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:26/08/2022 at 23:00
  • Interviews:Week of 5th of September 2022


We wish to appoint a Receptionist for our school. The role starts from September 2022 and it will be to provide an efficient and sensitive administrative service to ensure the smooth running of the front office. Duties will include; reception duties, first aid, answering phone calls, managing deliveries, taking messages, supporting the Reception team and any office tasks assigned by the line manager.

The role will require a commitment to ensure high levels of confidentiality with excellent communication and organisational skills. Previous experience of working in a school environment would be an advantage, although not essential for an outstanding candidate.

The hours are as follows: 

37 hours/week, Mon-Friday, 8 am – 4 pm, 38 weeks + 10 non-pupil days

Benefits of working at St Simon Stock

A supportive and caring working environment for staff and students

Dedicated and bespoke CPD time for all staff

Our Offer: We create an environment where our staff can thrive and enjoy the work that they do which enables our young people to flourish, gain confidence, achieve and be happy. We have a reputation for being a very caring environment and we have a great record for investing in staff training and development.


Application details: 

Closing date for applications: 26th of August, 2022

Interviews to be held on: Week of 5th of September 2022


Safer Recruitment 

St Simon Stock Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.


Information about the school

St Simon Stock Catholic School is a Catholic secondary school located in Maidstone, Kent and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership (KCSP). This multi-academy trust (MAT), established by the Archdiocese of Southwark for Catholic education across Kent, currently comprises of 24 academies (19 primary and 5 secondary schools).

St Simon Stock is an over-subscribed, co-educational, high achieving school with a long tradition of academic success. We have over 1100 students on roll, including over 200 in Sixth Form and a staff of almost 100.

We value all our students equally and welcome the wide variety of cultures and experiences they bring to our school.

By modelling exemplary behaviour towards each other, carrying out service to others in school, at home and in the wider community, students develop a strong work ethic and sense of personal achievement helping them to take their place in the wider world.

We are rated by Ofsted as a Good Provider and in our last denominational inspection we were graded as Outstanding.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Nusrat Wahid - HR Hub
  • Address:Oakwood Park, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0JP
  • Telephone: 01622 754551
  • Email: hr@ssscs.co.uk

Fax: (01622) 691439


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.