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Receptionist - Term Time

Spires Academy, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-6911-382S
  • Posted:10/01/2022
  • Pay:Academy Band 4 £18,049 (pro-rated salary £15,230)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:21/01/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Interviews could be held before closing date



  • To be the front-line face of the school and trust, welcoming visitors and stakeholders in a polite, professional manner
  • To understand Data Protection and Confidentiality, to adhere to this at all times
  • To enforce the schools vetting system, obtaining visitor details, DBS Certificate, photographic id for the Single Central Record
  • To manage the school entry system for visitors, issuing visitor badges and in the event of evacuation, checking visitors and staff are accounted for at assembly point in line with fire evacuation procedures
  • To ensure the schools safeguarding policy is upheld, managing visitors DBS status, issue appropriate lanyard, and advise staff accordingly
  • To update and distribute the staff lists, staff phone list and school calendar
  • To ensure all telephone calls are answered quickly, messages are taken and passed on to the relevant person and all calls are dealt with in a professional and polite manner
  • To sort and arrange distribution of all incoming and outgoing post/parcels and deliveries
  • To support the academy admin team carrying out tasks as required
  • To support the academy with First Aid (training available if required)
  • Carry out a range of additional duties that may arise from time-to-time in accordance with the nature of the role and level of responsibility.


Information about the school

About Us

Spires Academy offers a distinctive small school environment and is justly proud of its reputation as a place where each individual is well known, listened to and encouraged to be the best they can be.

At Spires Academy we believe our core purpose is “Achieving Excellence Together”. We aim for excellence in everything we do, from learning to personal development. We work hard to provide a safe and happy environment within which every student can grow and achieve personal, social and academic success.

Our staff turnover is low, we invest in our staff to help them to become the best possible teachers they can be. There are excellent opportunities for people who work hard. Effort is often recognised in career development and many who came to us as NQT's now have substantial leadership roles. Our CPD programme and collegiate approach are highly effective. Staff morale is high and so is that of our students and their community.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Gemma Lees
  • Address:Bredlands Lane, Sturry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 0HD
  • Telephone: 01227710392
  • Email: glees@spires.e21c.co.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).