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Receptionist & Administrator Administration - Part-time

Enterprise Learning Alliance Thanet, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-1128-342S
  • Posted:09/02/2024
  • Pay:KR4 TTO - £16,149.78 830am 330pm
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:23/02/2024 at 10:00
  • Interviews:Rolling Interviews



Working pattern 830am 330pm Monday-Friday

The Enterprise Learning Alliance is seeking to appoint a dynamic self-motivated and experienced school receptionist to provide full administrative support to the school. 

The receptionist will work closely with the Head of Centre to ensure all information related to pupils is recorded accurately and management information systems are kept up to date. To manage the school diary, liaise with schools and other agencies and make contact with parents / carers. To be the first point of contact for visitors to the school and present a professional image of ELA to stakeholders.

The receptionist will welcome pupil’s staff and visitors to the building. Uphold the school ethos in all your activities and support the schools continuos improvement.

At the Enterprise Learning Alliance (ELA) we recognise that pupils who attend the school exhibit a wide range of both emotional and educational needs, which by their very nature can impinge negatively upon their progress.  

The intent is always to provide them with the highest quality provision.  

The ELA provides a curriculum which is enriched by a range of planned activities and experiences to enhance learning and personal development so that all young people:  

  • Learn new skills and expand their knowledge in a wide range of contexts and subjects  
  • Are Empowered to build their cultural and educational character to enhance positive destinations 
  • Achieve the best possible outcomes in a wide range of qualifications to open multiple positive destination pathways.  

The ELA places great value on it's staff well-being. The school has an acitive wellbeing committe that plans various events activities to enhance staff wellbeing, but also makes suggestions to the school about how to improve the working enviroment of the school.

The school has also recently appointed a mental health and wellbeing lead to support both staff and pupils.

All staff who have been with the school for six months are currently entitled to free health care through Benendan or a local gym membership.

We are committed to developing our staff and invest in high quality individualised CPD delivered internally and through external providers.

The ELA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children at all times and this post will be subject to the receipt of DBS/CRB clearance and relevant references

Information about the school

The Enterprise Learning Alliance is an innovative school that offers students across all Key Stages an involving, engaging and broad curriculum. The School has educational provision in both the Thanet and Dover District

Working closely with local schools and agencies, the school operates across several sites in the Thanet and Dover area providing individual learning pathways to allow pupils to achieve positive outcomes.

The Enterprise Learning Alliance educates pupils between the ages of 11-16 in both full time and respite education. The school has also developed an innovative and successful outreach service for local schools.

The Enterprise Learning Alliance has the following visions for the school:

                                       Vision Statement 

                          Aspirational Destination Pathways


Empower our pupils to live in the wider word. Taking ownership of their emotional wellbeing, behaviour and social development to open up multiple destination pathways.


Learn new skills and expand their knowledge in a wide range of contexts and subjects to open up multiple destination pathways.


Achieve the best possible outcomes in a wide range of qualifications to open up multiple destination pathways.

We achieve this by supporting our pupils to be:

Right Place

Ready to Learn


Being rated as good in its last Ofsted in 2019 inspection the Enterprise Learning Alliance is dedicated to the development of good and outstanding teaching and learning.

The Enterprise Learning alliance values all staff members and invests in their personal and professional development. The Enterprise Learning Alliance has built strong working relationships with schools in the locality and shares expertise and CPD with schools in both districts.

As a school we value staff wellbeing. We have an active staff well-being Committee and offer various packages like Gym memberships to support staff well-being.

The Enterprise Learning Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all posts at ELA are therefore subject to an enhanced DBS/CRB clearance and relevant references being received. A link to the schools child protection policy can be found on the school website, under Information/policies.

In line with KCSIE 2022 guidance and as part of the shortlisting process, the ELA reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidates suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage.

For more information please visit the school website http://www.ela.kent.sch.uk/

Job Contact Information

  • Name:David DuCane
  • Address:The Westwood Centre, Unit L, Enterprise Road, Margate, Kent, CT9 4JA
  • Telephone: 01843606666
  • Email: dducane@ela.kent.sch.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 Education.