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Receptionist - Term Time

Temple Hill Primary Academy, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2657-260S
  • Posted:21/10/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 4
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:01/12/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Temple Hill Primary Academy is looking to recruit a Receptionist to join their staff. 

The hours are 37 hours per week, working Monday to Friday.  Your working hours Monday to Thursday will be 8.00am until 4.30pm and Friday 8.30am until 4.30pm with an hour unpaid lunch break on these days..  You will be paid Kent Range 4, £19,389 full time equivalent, actual pro rata salary £16,750 based on 37 hours per week, 38 weeks per year plus 5 days. 

In this role, you will be expected to assist as a member of the administrative team in providing efficient, comprehensive administrative support to the school. To act as point of contact for all school enquiries either by telephone, email or face to face and to maintain the smooth and efficient running of the reception area.  You will also be expected to work collaboratively with all staff and parents in order to support pupil wellbeing.  You will also be expected to liaise, with tact and diplomacy with school staff and others outside the school, particularly parents, professional agencies and the local community.

What can we offer?

  • Supportive and inclusive team- your voice is valuable and will be heard
  • Opportunity to develop within the school and the wider Trust
  • Staff wellbeing matters to us- we have plenty of laughter
  • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development 
  • Family friendly/sociable working hours and a work-life balance
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 2 family days 
  • Onsite parking

The Galaxy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

Early applications are encouraged and The Galaxy Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

Information about the school

The Galaxy Trust is now The Golden Thread Alliance. The Golden Thread Alliance is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Culverstone Green Primary School, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Riverview Infant School, Riverview Junior School, Temple Hill Primary Academy, West Hill Primary Academy and Wrotham Road Primary.

Each primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to values of Respect, Equality, Courage, Integrity, Ambition and Kindness. Please visit the individual school website to find out more.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lucy Wisdom
  • Address:St Edmund's Road, Temple Hill, Dartford, Kent, DA1 5ND
  • Telephone: 07444 035771
  • Email: hr@galaxytrust.co.uk


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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.