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Receptionist - Term Time

Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough , Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2172-155S
  • Posted:10/09/2020
  • Pay:£6,957, pro rata to £17,943 for a full-time post
  • Start Date:October 2020
  • App Close Date:21/09/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:25 September 2020


17 hrs per week: 08.15 – 12.30 (Tues-Weds) and 12.00-16.15 (Thu – Fri).

39 weeks per annum (term time plus staff development days).

Starting Salary £6,957 pro rata per annum (VIAT 2 £17,943 full time)

We are seeking to appoint a part time receptionist to work in conjunction with the current post holder on a job share basis. This is an important, front of house position in our busy school office and requires a friendly, yet professional person to greet our visitors with a smile.  Recent experience of reception work, preferably within a school office, is desirable but not essential.  A flexible approach to working hours within the times specified is required.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to work effectively as part of a team, be well organised, able to work well under pressure and able to readily adapt to the fast pace of change experienced by schools today.

Candidates must be computer literate and able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of Microsoft applications and the use of e-communication in the workplace. Although not essential, experience of using a SIMS database is desirable.

In return we can offer:

  • Direct line management
  • Experienced job share colleague
  • A positive working environment
  • Delightful, well-behaved children

For an application form, job description, person specification please contact Mrs Hennon on telephone no. 01622 623772, or alternatively email:

Information about the school

East Borough is a popular two form entry Primary School with a friendly, caring ethos in the centre of Maidstone. It is set in large grounds, with beautifully maintained buildings and outside areas. We have 3 playgrounds and a large field with a good reputation for sport, ICT and music as well as for academic standards.

Ethos: Our school aims to create a safe, caring and respectful culture to enable children to develop personal abilities, interests and talents. We do this through an identified set of Core Values: Aspiration, Respect, Responsibility, Resilience, Courage, with the overall challenge to be the best we can be.

We are developing learning skills to ensure that children acquire positive work attitudes, grow up with honesty and learn to accept responsibility with confidence.

Our curriculum is broad and balanced. It is enriched with trips, visits, productions, extra curricular activities and wrap around care. We offer opportunities for children to excel in a variety of ways.

We provide a quality education to all our pupils helping them to learn, as future citizens and lifelong learners.

Job Contact Information

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.