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37 hours per week
40 weeks per year (Term time only plus 1 week)
Salary - Kent Range 3 (£17,365 - £17,411 fte which equates to £15,033 to £15073 pro rata)
Experienced Receptionist, preferrably with school experience.
Do you have reception experience and are looking for an interesting, busy and varied role? Is excellent customer service something you strive to provide? Can you keep calm under pressure and deal tactfully and efficiently with visitors, staff and pupils? Can you remain organised and focussed whilst dealing with interruptions? Do you enjoy working as part of a team but being able to use your own initiative? Would you describe yourself as personally resilient? Then we need you! Apply for our Receptionist vacancy today.
At Meadowfield we work hard to ensure that all of our pupils make excellent progress, and we continually seek to improve the wellbeing of both pupils and staff. Now is an exciting time to join our outstanding school as we expand in order to better meet the demand for special school places in Swale. We are incredibly proud our very recent Ofsted inspection (see the report on our profile page). Ofsted recognise that relationships between our staff and pupils are exceptionally positive, and we are delighted that our pupils told inspectors they are very happy at the school and really enjoy their lessons.
We encourage all of our employees to further their career development and we respect initiative and ambition. We are committed to performance management, staff training, coaching, mentoring and peer support.
From all staff we expect commitment to the school and a desire to improve and excel. Further information about the responsibilities of the role, and the criteria we will use to select candidates, can be found in the attached job description and person specification.
Meadowfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. This post is subject to references, a medical check and an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Please visit www.kent-teach.com to view the application pack and complete an online application form; apply by clicking the 'Apply' button at the top or the bottom of the page. C.V.s will not be considered.
Visits to the school are encouraged, to arrange an appointment please contact our HR Team via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01795 477788 (option 3).
Meadowfield School is an outstanding special school located in Sittingbourne. Please take a look at our website, including the Working Here pages, where you can find more information and additional photographs, and hopefully get a feel for the School environment and ethos.
Our School Values are very important to us. We are extremely proud of our enthusiastic staff, who work hard to ensure that pupils and colleagues are safe and happy, and we look forward to welcoming you!
We serve pupils with profound, severe and complex needs, including autism. The school is comprised of Lower School, which includes our Observation and Assessment Nursery called Honey Bees, Secondary Department, and 6th Form.
We currently serve approximately 300 pupils from the ages of three to nineteen, and this is set to increase rapidly over the next year and beyond as we add more classes. So, if you cannot see any vacancies that you wish to apply for right now, do go to the School Vacancies tab above and click Register my Interest to receive emails whenever we post new jobs.
The Meadowfield Inclusion Development and Support (MIDAS) Centre is our highly regarded inclusion and outreach service which successfully supports over 60 schools and 70 settings across Swale, increasing capacity to meet the needs of pupils with additional needs.
Across the school we have over 230 members of staff ranging from class based support staff, teachers, the Inclusion Team, Office and Admin Staff, Site Staff, ICT Department as well as our Leadership and Management Team.
Fax: 01795 477771
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