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Adminstration Support Plus Reception Cover - Term Time

Riverside Primary, Gillingham

  • Ref:KCC887-3757-18S
  • Posted:23/11/2022
  • Pay:Grade:D2 Salary: £16,625-£19,097pro rata per annum
  • Start Date:as soon as possible
  • App Close Date:09/12/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:not known


We are seeking to appoint an Administrator with reception duties to support the Head of School in the varied administration and clerical work surrounding our children which will include attendance and admissions and to provide cover when required within our busy Reception area.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is personable, professional, discrete and cheerful with excellent communication skills and able to work to tight deadlines
  • has previous experience of working in a busy school office and understands the pressures of the role
  • has a good level of education, with GCSEs (or equivalent) in Maths and English
  • is hardworking and well organised with experience of an office environment.  Microsoft Office skills are essential and knowledge of SIMS.net
  • is willing to undertake a First Aid qualification and other training
  • is a supportive team member and is willing to get involved in school life developing good relationships with parents/carers and their children, teachers and other support staff
  • is able to work on own initiative and be proactive


The successful candidate will be working as part of a team in a busy environment, will need to be flexible, have a sense of humour, a positive attitude and good time management skills.

Information about the school

We are a popular, mainstream community school, which is part of Rainham Mark Education Trust. The school had a good Ofsted Inspection in November 2019, and was recognised as being Outstanding in the areas of Behaviour and Attitudes and Personal Development. The key values held by our school community add to the success and inclusive nature of the school. These values are Curiosity, Happiness, Aspiration, Respect, Articulacy, Community, Teamwork, Equality and Resilience – ‘Character’. The school has two integrated special provisions for a small number of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder or Visual Impairment, who are taught in the mainstream classes with appropriate support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Helen Robson
  • Address:St Edmunds Way, Wakeley Road, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 8ET
  • Telephone: 01634 338700
  • Email: office@riverside.medway.sch.uk
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.