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Receptionist / Clerical Assistant - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Grange Park School, Wrotham

  • Ref:KCC886-7052-163S
  • Posted:28/11/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:13/12/2019 at 12:30
  • Interviews:17th December 2019

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Receptionist / Clerical Assistant - Term Time + 5 INSET days

Salary Scale Kent Scheme 3

Grange Park School is a successful, specialist provision for children aged 11-19 years on the autism spectrum, and is based in purpose built accommodation located in Wrotham, Kent with satellite provision for our Post 16 student’s s at 3 local colleges - Mid Kent College in Maidstone and Gillingham and Hadlow College in Hadlow

In September 2019 opened our primary provision in Stansted village, situated 4 miles from the main school site.  This new primary site will accommodate 36 pupils in Key Stage 2, aged between 9-11 years.

Due to internal promotion we are looking to appoint a flexible, organised and enthusiastic Receptionist / Clerical Assistant, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, to join our friendly school.  The successful candidate will be required to work across both the Wrotham and Stansted sites.

The school offers comprehensive training in ASC, exceptional CPD support and development opportunities through our Co-operative Trust of SEN schools.

Hours will be 37 per week, 5 days a week from 8.00am – 4.00pm, Mondays to Thursdays and 8.00am – 3.30pm on Fridays, for 39 weeks a year. Actual salary based on qualifications, skills and previous experience within the advertised range.

The position will involve working closely with pupils, parents, and members of the community and the successful candidate will be the first point of contact for both callers and visitors into the school.

Various clerical tasks will also form part of this role, including typing, filing, record keeping and photocopying.

Previous experience of admissions and SIMS.net knowledge and school admissions procedures would be desirable however full training will be provided.  Experience of general office and other computer programmes (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc) is essential.

The school offers comprehensive training in ASC, exceptional CPD support and development opportunities through our Co-operative Trust of SEN schools.

Currently judged as “Good” by Ofsted, the school is very well placed to becoming Outstanding and is oversubscribed.

A full job description and person specification is attached.

For further details, a job description and an application pack please visit www.grange-park-school-kent.co.uk/site or email office@grangepark.kent.sch.uk

Closing date:             Monday 13th December 2019

Interviews:                Tuesday 17th December 2019

Grange Park School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure application to the Criminal Records Bureau and ISA Registration, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

All references will be taken up before interview.

Grange Park School is committed to the positive promotion of equal opportunities for all.

Information about the school

Grange Park School is a day special school committed to making a difference for 114 pupils aged between 9 and 19 who have an Autism Spectrum Condition and associated learning difficulties.

We have our KS2 site in Stansted village and our Wrotham site is for KS3, KS4 and KS5 pupils.

Class sizes at the Stansted and Wrotham sites are between 11-13 pupils with a teacher and 1-2 learning mentors.

At the Partnership colleges learning mentors are supporting individual students or small groups of students aged 16-19 years in the college tutor groups / classrooms and out in the community.

The school offers comprehensive training in autism, exceptional CPD support and development opportunities through our Co-operative Trust of SEN schools.

Currently judged as “Good” by Ofsted, the school is very well placed to becoming Outstanding and is oversubscribed.

Grange Park School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure application to the Criminal Records Bureau and ISA Registration, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

All references will be taken up before interview.

Grange Park School is committed to the positive promotion of equal opportunities for all.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01732) 882111

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