24 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    25 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 October 2023

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Full-time equivalent salary

£21,930.00 - £22,948.00 Annually (Actual) SCP 8-11. 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, term time only

Medical/Reception Assistant job summary

32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time only)

Do you want to work in an exceptional school?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible Medical/Reception Assistant with good IT skills and a high level of personal drive. You will work within the Student Support team to provide efficient and effective first aid/welfare and administrative support to the school and be the first contact for first aid assistance in the school.

The successful candidate will need to:

Have good communication, numeracy and literacy skills

Have a First Aid at Work certificate

Have experience working with children in a school environment and a real willingness to understand the issues facing schools and the administrative provision they necessitate

Have relevant IT skills including Word and Excel

Have experience of working in a multicultural environment

Why work at The Compton School, part of Middlesex Learning Trust?

  • Smaller than average class sizes. 
  • A lower contact ratio than the norm.
  • Ambitious, respectful and hardworking students.
  • Collaborative curriculum planning with opportunities for sharing of best practise across the Trust.
  • Exceptional professional development: The Compton School works alongside a local Teaching School Hub to deliver key professional development programmes – this provides our staff access to National Professional Qualifications.
  • You will be joining a highly successful school with a national profile of excellence in teaching and learning, teacher training and student outcomes.
  • A commitment to staff wellbeing, including a staff-run Wellbeing Team, staff socials, a staff choir, cakes in the staffroom every Friday, a cycle-to-work scheme, wellbeing afternoons and free access to an employee assistance package.

Who are we?

We are a massively oversubscribed mixed multi-ethnic school that has had four outstanding OFSTED inspections in succession, most recently in 2018.

At The Compton, we understand that our brilliant teachers make a difference to the life chances of our students every day by helping them to secure outstanding outcomes. We always strive to appoint the very best teachers and once in post, we provide a workplace environment that ensures their needs are fully met now and in the future.

The Compton School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates. We are proud of our diverse school community, and we are committed to delivering our ethos of ‘Excellence for All’ in an inclusive and supportive working environment in which everyone is valued.

Are you ready to join our team? If so, we would be delighted to hear from you.

The Compton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Compton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About The Compton School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1350 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Compton school is part of Middlesex Learning Trust, a successful Multi Academy Trust. We are a hugely oversubscribed mixed multi-ethnic school that has had four consecutive outstanding OFSTED reports, the most recent being in January 2018. The Compton has a national profile for excellence in teaching and learning, in leadership, and for student outcomes. It is also a School-Centred Initial Teacher Training Centre and the Headteacher is an experienced National Leader of Education. Students at the Compton make exceptional progress - our results routinely putting the school within the top 5% of schools nationally for progress.

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