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  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    28 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£13,076.00 - £13,287.00 Annually (Actual) including fringe allowance

Part-time Receptionist job summary



22 hours per week Term Time plus 5 INSET days and 2 weeks holiday working

Mon & Tues 8.30am - 5pm, Fri 8.30am - 3pm

H3 Point 5-6: £23,500 - £23,893 + £951 fringe allowance FTE (pro rata)

 Actual Salary including fringe allowance: £13,076 - £13,287

Required January 2023

We are seeking a part-time receptionist to provide reception services at school and fulfil specified administrative responsibilities.

We would like you to have:


  • Experience of working in an office environment in an administrative role
  • Experience of ICT (ideally the Google suite)
  • Excellent organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise and multi-task
  • The ability to communicate on all levels on the telephone, in person and in written communication with a range of stake-holders 
  • Ability to understand the needs of students, visitors and staff
  • A cheerful, positive and professional approach 


  • Experience of working within a school environment
  • Knowledge of school procedures, including safeguarding
  • Experience of using a MIS package

 We can offer:

  • A positive working environment within an extremely well-resourced school
  • The support of a highly professional and committed staff team and the opportunity to expand your professional networks beyond the Trust through our external partnerships
  • The opportunity to develop your career within an expanding multi academy trust with a track record of excellent student attainment and achievement
  • Exceptional professional development

The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

How to make an application:

  • Please read the attached Appointment Brief before completing your application.
  • To apply, complete the My New Term Application Form using the Supporting Statement section of the form to detail your suitability for the role, your motivation for making an application and how your knowledge, experience and training meet the person specification.
  • The vacancy closes on 28th Novembger 2023, however, early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the advert early should a suitable applicant be found.
  • Interview date: w/c 4th December (tbc)
  • If you have any questions or would like to discuss this role further, please contact The Recruitment Team on 07917 035962 or at recruitment@danesedtrust.org.uk

Website: www.esaacademy.org  / www.daneseducationaltrust.org.uk

School Address: Studio Way, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 5NN

E-mail: recruitment@danesedtrust.org.uk

Danes Educational Trust Address: C/o St Clement Danes School, Chenies Road, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire WD3 6EW

Tel: 01923 589699 / 07917 035962

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Elstree Screen Arts Academy

School type
Free School, ages 14 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
474 pupils enrolled
Age range
14 to 19

Thank you for your interest in joining our team.

This is a brilliant place to innovate, make and learn. Elstree Screen Arts offers a unique education for students aged 14 to 19 specialising in the crafts, trades and technical disciplines that underpin the creative sector. We provide core academic education alongside technical, vocational learning designed to develop learners to be creative, innovative and reflective. We are also here to provide them with the necessary knowledge, skills and work experience to be employed in the film, TV and theatre industries, where there is currently a substantial skills shortage.

This is a creative college full of vitality and enthusiasm. Our students are a credit to us and our campus is new and well resourced. Our staff are passionate and industry credible. ESA benefits from leading academic and industry partners. We are a UK centre of Screen Excellence and we aim to be a nationally leading school specialising in creative and cultural education.

As a new college, we are still expanding and innovating. We currently have around 450 students on our role and expect to be around 600 in the next few years. The dynamism of our college and our pioneering specialism provides a rewarding challenge for an innovative and inspiring Learning Support Professional seeking to inspire and support our creative learners.

Our students are very engaged by the specialist education we provide here and the quality of student productions are often industry standard. We have our own student led media production company who take on legitimate briefs for industry clients. Our current showreel can be seen on our website - www.esaacademy.org.

We are part of the Danes Educational Trust and we offer a wide range of CPD opportunities and an excellent ECT programme of support. We welcome and encourage prospective candidates to come and see us and get a feel for our college. If you would like to organise a visit to the college or if you would like to discuss any position in more detail then please contact Dawn Gamble (Recruitment Manager) at recruitment@danesedtrust.org.uk.

Thank you again for your interest in being a part of the team at Elstree Screen Arts Academy and working alongside our creative and curious learners.

The Danes Educational Trust

The Danes Educational Trust currently comprises nine schools: St Clement Danes School, Croxley Danes School, Chancellor’s School, Onslow St Audrey’s School, De Havilland Primary School and Elstree Screen Arts Academy, Ascot Road Primary School, Jupiter Primary School, Lanchester Primary School. Dr Josephine Valentine OBE is the CEO of the Danes Educational Trust. She was Headteacher of St Clement Danes School for 20 years. She is a National Leader in Education, a DfE Advisor and has oversight of all six schools. If appointed, you will benefit from working within an established, outstanding Trust.

The Trust’s core values are:

• We value joy in working, teaching and learning together

• We encourage everyone within our Trust to feel optimistic about the future and how they can shape it

• We support all individuals in developing resilience to enable them to respond to change and grow as a result

• We value and support the wellbeing of all individuals who learn and work in our schools

• We provide equality of opportunity and experience for all

• We provide a safe and secure learning environment for all

Chris Mitchell




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