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Receptionist/Administration Assistant - Term Time

Bradfields Academy, Chatham

  • Ref:MED887-7042-22S
  • Posted:21/03/2023
  • Pay:NJC D2 [£21,189 - £24,054] +SEN £1,372 pro rata
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:03/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, committed and friendly person to be in this front facing role in our academy, working as part of the admin team in our busy reception.  

You will be dealing with all manner of enquiries in person, via telephone or email and therefore it is essential you have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to remain calm, professional and patient, and above all to have a good sense of humour in order to maintain the smooth and efficient running of our reception area.

It is important the successful candidate has good communication skills, can effectively multi-task, is proficient with Microsoft Office 365 and ideally a working knowledge of SIMs.  You must be able to respect confidential information relating to staff, students and families.

Although the main responsibility of this role is working in reception and associated duties, you will be expected to assist team members in maintaining the running of the office.

This is a term time only post plus 5 Staff Development Days. The hours of work are 8.00 am – 4.00 pm (3.30 pm Fridays) with half hour lunch break, Monday-Friday (37 hours per week)

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced criminal record check via the DBS system (for Children & Vulnerable Adults).

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the school

Bradfields Academy and Forward2Employment are members of Fortis Trust.

The Trust is a purely educational trust intent on improving opportunities for young people at all levels.

Bradfields Academy provides Special Education for students with Learning Difficulties and associated conditions. It is an Outstanding (OFSTED 2022) provision catering for students from 4-19. Students at Bradfields regularly achieve far in excess of expectation.

Forward2Employment offers young people with an EHCP a pathway to employment through Supported Internships. Application for acceptance to this Specialist Post 16 Institution is available to all students with an EHCP regardless of their current provider.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Louise Tombs
  • Address:Bradfields Academy, Churchill Avenue, Chatham, Kent, ME5 0LB
  • Telephone: +441634683990
  • Email: louise.tombs@fortistrust.co.uk


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.