Career Opportunity

Receptionist

Summary

Description
Receptionist
Job Reference
0000000527
Location
Goodwin Academy
Closing Date
05/12/2021

Details

Employment Type
Administration
Hours
37
Weeks Per Year
40
Location
Goodwin Academy
Minimum Salary
£15,867
Maximum Salary
£17,373
Contract Type
Permanent

Advert Details

Receptionist

Start date: ASAP

Contract: Permanent, 40 weeks per year, 37 hours per week

Salary: TSAT Grade C Pro Rata Salary £15,867 - £17,373

Closing Date: 05/12/21

Interview Date: TBC

 

 

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We require a Receptionist to join Goodwin Academy. We are looking for a well-organised, efficient and enthusiastic person to join our team to assist in supporting the Office Manager by providing a range of administrative support and reception service.

We are looking for someone with excellent all-round IT skills and the ability to be flexible. You will provide a friendly, welcoming, first point of contact for parents/carers, visitors and staff.  You will have the ability to cope with conflicting demands, deadlines and interruptions and to work to tight deadlines in a methodical manner observing confidentiality at all times.

 

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust has been ranked as the highest performing trust in the South East and in the top 15 academy trusts in England, out of more than 100. – 2020 DfE report

 

Goodwin Academy is a vibrant and engaging key stage 3-5 mixed academy based in the heart of Deal.  At Goodwin, we are committed to transforming the life chances of our students, ensuring that all are supported and encouraged to achieve their personal best. We deliver this through the BEST Agenda - ‘Be Your Best’ with BEST being an acronym for B = Brilliance, E = Enrichment, S = Society and T = Thinking.

Click here for more information about Goodwin Academy

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What you need to succeed:

  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft 365
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Able to provide a friendly, welcoming, first point of contact for parents/carers, visitors and staff. 
  • Ability to cope with conflicting demands, deadlines and interruptions and to work to tight deadlines in a methodical manner observing confidentiality at all times.
  • A good standard of education, including GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above
  • First Aid Qualification desirable but not essential
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be desirable.
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The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth. 

 

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

Think about their Thinking

  • Be their Best self
  • Shape their Success
  • In this way we transform life chances
Click Here To view our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

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What our Trust will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with happy and well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos 
  • A stunning teaching environment and state of the art technology
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
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What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in our school, benefitting from a supportive network of teachers across our large academy and our Trust and you are keen to progress your career, then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

We strongly encourage anyone who may be interested in working at our school to contact Danielle Bowden – d.bowden@tsatrust.org.uk to arrange an informal conversation about the role with our hiring manager. 

If you experience any issues in applying for this role via our careers site please click here to submit a application via Microsoft Forms. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 

 

Documents

The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

Receptionist Job Description.pdf

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Please note that applications are submitted through our recruitment provider Jane Systems via https://applicant.website