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Part Time Receptionist - Part-time

Maplesden Noakes School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5401-346S
  • Posted:19/09/2023
  • Pay:Range 4
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:04/10/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be advised


The Maplesden Noakes School is seeking to employ a part-time receptionist for 22.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time only.  The successful candidate must be prepared to take sole responsibility for the smooth running of the reception area. As you will be responsible for answering the telephone and directing calls, an excellent telephone manner is essential.  In addition, you will meet and greet visitors, pupils, staff and parents. Previous reception experience preferred.

Working hours:  11.45am – 4.15pm term time only

Further details are available to view on the attached job description.

Salary:  £20,142.00 - £20,606.00 per annum – full time equivalent. Please note that the school operates a review of salaries in September of each year and as such, the salary range may be subject to an increase in September 2023, although precise details have not currently been agreed.

The school ensures that there is the right work-home balance to support the wellbeing of all staff. We are dedicated to providing outstanding training and development.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach by the closing date of Wednesday 4th October 2023 (9 am).  This date may be brought forward in the event that a suitable candidate is found earlier.  Early applications are therefore recommended.


Maplesden Noakes School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.

Information about the school

Maplesden Noakes is an 11-18 co-educational non-selective school. The school has an excellent reputation, is popular with parents and regularly over-subscribed. Having been recently accredited as a High-Performance Learning World Class School, we believe that all of our pupils have the potential to achieve the very highest standards of performance no matter what their background or previous achievement.

Maplesden Noakes is situated on the west side of Maidstone approximately 40 miles south-east of London. The school benefits from having strong links with the local business community.

Passionate about the wellbeing of staff, the school supports good physical health and mental wellbeing. With a staff Wellbeing Policy now in place, this highlights the importance placed on a good work/life balance. Our wellbeing committee are regularly thinking of new ways to support all staff in this area with wellbeing afternoons, flexible working and financial wellbeing high on the agenda.

We believe passionately in equity and diversity. Our school is committed to embracing the lived experience of people of every race, sexuality and gender. We believe strongly in giving everyone the opportunities they deserve, no matter what social barriers may have held them back in the past.

We are committed to the professional development of all staff and offer excellent CPD, whether in house or by external providers. All teaching staff have a laptop for use at school and home.

The governing body has recently amended the school admission policy to ensure that staff who have been employed by the school for two or more years and/or are recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage, receive preference in terms of admission to the school for their child(ren).

We look forward to receiving your application.

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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 Education.