School Receptionist & Administrator (Term Time Only)

  • £18,517 to £20,893 p.a. pro rata to wks worked
  • Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  • Oakley School

School Receptionist & Administrator

Tunbridge Wells site (TN2 4NE)

37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time only

Oakley School is the Tunbridge Wells District Special School for day pupils, aged from 3 to 19 years, all of whom have severe/complex needs and communication and learning difficulties.

Our Mission: Children and Young People at the heart of all we do.

Our Ethos: Work Hard, Be Kind, Have Fun, Stay Safe

We are seeking to recruit a School Receptionist & Administrator to join our friendly, positive and forward-looking team at our Tunbridge Wells site.

As a member of the Admin Team, the successful candidate’s primary responsibilities will include:-

• Providing administration support to our Headteacher and Deputy Head,

• Administering Education, Health and Care Plans, Annual Reviews and New Pupil Reviews for our Specialist Nursery children and for all Phase 1 pupils throughout the school year,

• Working on our busy Reception; welcoming visitors and being the first point of contact for all telephone calls through the Main Switchboard,

• General administration duties involved in the running of a dynamic and vibrant school.

Candidates will need excellent organisational, administration, communication, interpersonal and IT skills, an eye for detail, resilience and flexibility. Experience of working in a school is not essential but would be an advantage.

The hours are 37 per week, working Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 4.30pm and Fridays 8.30am to 4pm with half an hour for lunch each day. The post is term time only plus one extra week to be worked across the holidays or additional hours during term time to support events such as parents’ evenings. The salary is within Kent Range Band 4/5, £18,517 to £20,893 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience) and reduced pro-rata to the weeks worked. Other benefits include Local Government Pension Scheme, free car parking and access to the Kent Rewards scheme.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday, 28th May 2021. Interviews will take place on Friday, 11th June 2021.

If you are interested please look at our website for further information and how to apply: or email [email protected] Please note that we are unable to accept CVs.

Oakley School is committed to safeguarding children and young people, a commitment we expect all staff to share and uphold.

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