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Full-time (37 hours per week), 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 4pm Fridays term-time only, plus five Inset days.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and efficient Receptionist to be the positive and welcoming face of our school. The role involves a number of responsibilities, including welcoming parents and visitors to the school and ensuring that they signed in and out of school, liaising with parents; answering the telephone and using your discretion to filter and re-direct calls where appropriate; taking messages and enquiries and ensuring that they are passed on to the relevant member of staff; distributing the post; dealing with first aid; monitoring our attendance registers, dealing with pupils who are late for school and calling home, emailing or texting using the school’s automated text message system when reasons for absence have not been received and liaising with our attendance service.
For these duties, you will be responsible to the School Business Manager who will oversee and direct your daily work.
The school uses SIMS, a school information management system, and you will be responsible for the accuracy of information held on the system. While experience of using SIMS would be an advantage, the ability to learn how to use the system is more important, as full training and support will be given. For this reason, you should feel confident in the general use of computers and will know how to use typical office software such as Word and Excel. There will be the opportunity for the successful candidate to have a handover with the current Receptionist for one or two weeks before the Easter holidays.
Kent Scheme Salaries Range 3 £15,628-£17,188 per annum pro rata
(Equating to £13,187.43 - £14,503.81 per annum)
Interviews will be held in Half term on Tuesday 19th February 2019.
Riverview Junior school is a very popular 4 form entry KS2 school on a large site we share with the Infant School.
Our extensive site offers lots of opportunities for outdoor learning and we offer large well-resourced classrooms and our children are absolutely fantastic.
We are part of The Pathway Academy Trust and this provides staff with varied opportunities for professional development and potential for progression. We are in an exciting phase of development and can offer the opportunity to develop professionally if you join us on our journey of improvement.
Visits to the setting are warmly encouraged. Please contact Mrs Gabriel, School Business Manager on 01474 352620 to make an appointment.
Riverview Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.
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