School Receptionist/Principal First Aider - Full-time/Part-time

The Norton Knatchbull School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-4528-156S
  • Posted:21/07/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 4 £17,673 pro rata £14,913
  • Start Date:1st September 2020
  • App Close Date:07/08/2020 at 16:00
  • Interviews:as soon as possible




This is a one year contract, term time plus 5 INSET days on Kent Range 4 - £17,673 pro rata (£14,913).  Principal First Aider to students, contacting parents or emergency services as required.  Act as first point of contact for all student enquires and direct to relevant department or member of staff as appropriate through student reception.  Able to use SIMS to record relevant student data, this would be an advantage, but not essential.

During the COVID pandemic, first aid will be administered in line with Government guidelines for schools which includes the provision of appropriate PPE where necessary as well as the provision of training with regard to its use

For a job description and an application form, visit our school website at  Please send completed application form and application letter of no more than 2 sides of A4, to Mrs. S. Butcher, P.A. to the Headteacher, by email  

Deadline for applications: 4 p.m. Friday 7th August 2020. We reserve the right to interview prior to this date depending on applications received. The selection process will involve an interview, depending on Government guidance in relation to Covid-19 this may be carried out virtually.

NKS is committed to the Continuing Professional Development of all our staff. We support our employees in career development and respect initiative and ambition. As such we are committed to using Performance Management; formal and informal training; coaching and mentoring; and peer support to ensure the progression of our staff. In return we expect commitment and a desire to improve and excel from our colleagues.

All new recruits to our team will be further supported by a comprehensive Induction Programme and a Mentor.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Only candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted

Information about the school

The Norton Knatchbull has a rich and long history. Set up over 350 years ago as Ashford Grammar School by Sir Norton Knatchbull. 7 FE grammar school with girls in 6th form. Students well motivated, pleasant and able. Kent Grammar Schools admit the top 25% of the ability range. Relationships with KCC and all local schools is exceptionally good. Ashford is an expanding market and railway town, unemployment very low, housing in Ashford reasonably priced.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01233) 633668

Apply for this Role Today

Apply Now

Before applying for this vacancy please ensure you have read all the relevant information and documents provided by the school. If you are ready to apply for this vacancy please click the "Apply Now" button

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.