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Skills for Life Trust
Actual salary £11,422 - £13,121 per annum
Rochester, Kent
Working Pattern:
Part Time
28 hours.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
20/06/2019 at 09:00 AM
Skills for Life Trust

Temporary Receptionist

Required to start September 2019

Hilltop Primary Academy

Part time, temporary post; 28 hours (4 days) per week

38 weeks per year (term time only)


Salary:  NJC Grade D2 points 4 – 11

Actual salary £11,422 - £13,121 per annum


Hilltop Primary Academy, part of the Skills for Life Trust, is a large, popular school which enjoys an excellent reputation within Medway. The school benefits from an extremely experienced staff.  Our Key Stage 2 results continue to exceed both National and Medway averages which reflect the hard work and commitment of children, parents, governors and of course our staff team.

Amongst the many benefits of working within the Trust you will receive;

  • Free Private Healthcare Cover
  • Free counselling service
  • Secure car parking
  • Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust
  • Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing
  • A supportive environment

The successful candidate holder will provide a welcoming environment to the school and prospective parents, assisting the office with administration duties as required. 

Some of the key duties include:

  • First point of contact for all parents and visitors to the school
  • Management of Free School Meals
  • Dealing with ingoing/outgoing and internal post
  • Typing and distribution of school visit letters
  • Arrangement of meetings, booking of meeting rooms and organisation of refreshments
  • Management of school diary, ensuring there are no clashes for meeting rooms
  • Back up for school first aid
  • Checking and managing all DBS’s and collecting information.

Candidates must have previous experience of working as a receptionist or in a customer facing role.  Previous experience of using Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel and Outlook and excellent verbal communication skills for dealing with enquiries from pupils, teachers, parents, Governors and other visitors are desirable.

The Skills for Life Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check) and the receipt of two satisfactory references.  

To arrange a visit or for an informal chat please contact Nicola Hewitt (Trust Admin Manager) on hewin023@sflt.org.uk

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided, or complete the application form attached and email this to: tpocock@sflt.org.uk

Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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