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  • Start date details

    Immediate Start

  • Closing date

    24 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Support Staff Pay Scale 4 Point 7-11 £22,369—£24,054

What skills and experience we're looking for


Responsibility for the initial reception of visitors to the School / contact with staff:

  • Perform reception duties in an efficient, professional and courteous manner.
  • Issue visitor lanyards and ensure all persons are signed in/out, in accordance with safeguarding procedures
  • Ensure there is effective communication cross-site and between both sites of the School and the community.
  • Interpret and respond clearly and effectively to spoken requests over the phone or in person and to verbal or written instructions.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, managers and parents.
  • Respond to students’ enquiries in a professional and helpful manner.

Responsible for the smooth operation of School communications:

  • Answer a high volume of calls and maintain a rapid response rate according to agreed standards.
  • Respond, signpost or forward emails to various departments from the reception shared mailbox.
  • Log information on calls received, where required and maintain detailed and accurate records.
  • Produce and maintain accurate telephone lists.
  • Produce/maintain and update changes of the whole school calendar.
  • Manage room booking requests for both upper and lower school sites.

School Post

  • Responsible for opening and distributing mail and delivery of goods and services to the Upper School including secure storage and distribution.
  • The maintenance of accurate and up to date postage records, franking mail and preparing post for daily collection. Occasional delivery of post to the local post office.
  • Mailing application forms, School Prospectus and Newsletter to relevant parties.
General Duties

  • Maintain and order stationery supplies for the School Administration departments.
  • Produce holiday working /telephone cover rota for holidays.
  • Maintain Fire Drill records and files.
  • Maintain the school ‘Pupils out of lessons’ electronic diary and maintain the lists on the electronic diary of students on school trips.

What the school offers its staff

  • Free On-site Parking
  • Weekly Staff
  • Treats
  • Cycle-to-work Scheme
  • Staff
  • Tea / Coffee
  • Local Government
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Social Events: Christmas Lunch, Summer BBQ
  • Commitment to Continued Professional Development

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About Kingsbury High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1993 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Kingsbury High School is a vibrant learning environment with a strong community ethos. Prospective candidates are welcome to come and look around the school to see for yourself what makes Kingsbury High different. As a large 12 form entry 11-18 split site school we are situated in an inner London location, but with an out of London feel – surrounded by parkland with large playing fields and great local amenities, excellent transport links to enable easy access from central London and fringe areas. Our school is truly diverse in its makeup, whilst united as one family working to achieve the best for all our students.

Arranging a visit to Kingsbury High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email khsvacancies@kingsburyhigh.org.uk.

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