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    8 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

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Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Working pattern

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  • 23.25 hours per week to be worked Mon/Weds/Fri TERM TIME ONLY 8.00am to 4.15pm with a 30-minute unpaid break daily

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Actual salary

£12,548.59 (£1,045.72 gross per month)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Join Our Team at Ratton School - Exciting Opportunity for a Receptionist!

Are you a dynamic individual seeking a fulfilling role in a vibrant educational setting?

Ratton School is looking for a dedicated Receptionist to work on a term time only permanent job-share basis (Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays) to be the welcoming face of our school and contribute to the smooth running of our administrative processes. As the first point of contact, you'll play a crucial role in creating a positive and professional atmosphere.

Why Join Ratton School?

· Supportive Environment: Be part of a collaborative and friendly team.

· Professional Growth: Access opportunities for personal and professional development.

· Impactful Role: Contribute to the success of our school.

As our Receptionist, you will handle inquiries, manage telephone calls, assist students, and ensure visitors follow safeguarding procedures. Undertake bookings, monitor security systems, and provide administrative support.

Qualities We're Looking For:

· Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication.

· Problem-Solving: Ability to handle confidential matters with tact and discretion.

· Adaptability: Flexibility to respond to changing demands.

· Equal Opportunities: Commitment to working in accordance with Equal Opportunities Policy.

What the school offers its staff

  • A comprehensive induction programme for new staff to our academies.
  • On-going investment into your career development through appropriate CPD.
  • Support and mentoring by a strong Senior Leadership Team and other experienced leaders.
  • Access to the Bike 2 Work scheme allowing up to 42% discount on the cost of bikes and equipment.
  • Full use of an employee assistance programme supporting wellbeing.
  • Free breakfast of bagel/cereal/porridge/tea/orange juice.
  • Staffroom with complimentary tea and coffee.
  • Subsidised membership of Benenden Healthcare (affordable alternative to private health insurance).
  • On-site parking.
  • Free Breakfast Club/After School Club place for trust staff children at Ocklynge Junior School.

Commitment to safeguarding

The South Downs Learning Trust and all our academies take notice of and adhere to all the national and local policies and guidance in regard to Safeguarding Children and Young People. We are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

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About Ratton School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1194 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Ratton School became a converter academy on 1st of August 2012 and joined with Ocklynge Junior School on the 1st of December 2017 to form the South Downs Learning Trust. The aim of our trust is to provide an outstanding educational experience for all students in our schools. We want both schools to retain their own identity whilst working together to support the learning of everyone in the Trust community.

Our aim is to develop a sustainable and exciting educational experience that places our students at the centre of all that we do.

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