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School Receptionist - Full-time

Invicta Grammar School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4058-564S
  • Posted:05/02/2024
  • Pay:Viat Grade 4 Point 18-21 £21,504-£22,404 (actual)
  • Start Date:May 2024
  • App Close Date:29/02/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:ASAP



Required for May 2024, Invicta Grammar School wishes to appoint a Receptionist who will be the first point of contact when staff, students and visitors arrive at the school.  You will provide a high-profile, positive and welcoming front of house presence for the school.

The successful applicant will be required to work 37 hours per week, term time (190 days + 3 weeks - see the Person Specification for further details regarding hours) from 8.00am-4.00pm Monday – Thursday and 8.00am – 3.30pm on a Friday.

Further details regarding this post can be found within the job description.   Salary will be according to experience but will be paid on VIAT Grade 4 Point 18-21 £21,504-£22,404 (actual). 

The successful candidate will be friendly, professional and possess the qualities to be the ‘face of the school’.  You will deal with communication over the telephone, via email and face-to-face with students, parents, staff and other stakeholders.

This is a pivotal role within the school and we invite applications from candidates who believe they would thrive in this environment.

If you are interested in this role, please download the application form from our website - Application Forms - Invicta Grammar School (viat.org.uk) - and send your completed application to Mrs Fitzgerald, Headteacher’s PA:  n.fitzgerald@invicta.viat.org.uk

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the students.

Closing date for applications:  Thursday 29 February 2024.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   All Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. 

A copy of our school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Information about the school

Invicta Grammar School is a popular and high-achieving selective secondary school for girls, which welcomes boys into the Sixth Form. With over 1600 students on roll, including nearly 400 in the Sixth Form, the school is widely recognised as a beacon of excellence, innovation and collaboration.

Set within the Valley Invicta Academies Trust (VIAT) main campus, based in Maidstone, the school has enviable indoor and outdoor facilities, including a state-of-the-art Sports Hall.

The school has an innovative curriculum, which emphasises the development of the ‘whole’ student and which inspires, challenges and prepares students for life. There are many personal development opportunities and there is particular passion for the Arts, Music and Sport.

The team at Invicta are specialists in their subjects and keen to collaborate with colleagues across the school and, more widely, the Trust (VIAT).

Invicta is proud to have achieved the International School Award and the Wellbeing Award for Schools.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 678584


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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.