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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 July 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    19 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,588.80 - £20,246.15 Annually (Actual) Meridian Trust Grade 4, Points 3-5 (£22,737 - £23,500 FTE)

Receptionist job summary

Salary: Meridian Trust Grade 4 (Points 3-5) Actual annual salary is £19588.80 to £20,246.15.

Hours of work: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time only plus 5 training days). Reception is open from 8am to 4pm Monday to Thursday and 8am to 3:30pm on Fridays. Applicants must be able to work these hours.

We have an exciting opportunity for a kind, curious and hardworking individual to join the Northstowe family in September 2024 in the role of Receptionist. You will provide high quality and efficient support in our busy reception area.

Northstowe Secondary College opened in 2019 as a brand new secondary school at the heart of the Northstowe Learning Campus. We have state-of-the-art facilities in science, catering and hospitality, the arts, sports and leisure, with further expansion works in progress for September 2024. As of September 2023, we now have students across the age range for the first time with approximately 640 students in Years 7-11 and around 80 members of staff.

Now is an exciting time to join us as we embark on our journey to provide world class education to the developing community through the expansion of the learning campus. In September 2024, our sixth form college will open along with a primary and nursery school. There is already a special educational needs school (Martin Bacon Academy) on the campus which opened in April 2020.

You will be part of an experienced and growing team of teaching and support staff working to create an inclusive, innovative and aspirational learning environment for the young people and families within the community we serve.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience of working in a customer focused role.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Be a team player, with a ‘can do’ solution focused attitude.
  • Possess high professional standards and the ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Be confident communicating with staff, students, parents, and outside agencies.
  • Free on-site parking

NSC offers a high-quality job package and a wide range of CPD opportunities through Meridian Learning as well as promotion opportunities as a growing school and within the wider family of Meridian Trust schools.

Benefits of working for us include:

  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Access to a free Employee Assistance Programme, offering mental health and wellbeing support
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Reduced staff membership to the facilities at Academy Leisure, Sawtry
  • Free tea and coffee making facilities
  • Generous sick pay and annual leave

Meridian Trust is a successful multi-academy trust founded on its commitment to people and communities. Our proven approach over more than a decade has elevated us to a respected and admired academy trust, a national leader in education and a source of great pride to the communities we serve. The Trust currently operates 31 schools across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire and has forged strong links within all these communities. We are committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff. To find out more about the Trust, please visit: www.meridiantrust.co.uk

How to apply:

Please submit an application form and a letter of application /supporting statement of at least 1 side of A4 (via the website) outlining why you would like to work for NSC. In line with safer recruitment practices, we are unable to accept CVs. If you have any questions about this process or would like to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Sarah Wakerley, HR Officer on recruitment@northstowesc.org

Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 3rd July 2024

Interview date: Wednesday, 10th July 2024

The Trust is committed to diversity and inclusion and equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to pre-employment checks, including an enhanced check with the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS), as well as online searches.

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 Northstowe Secondary College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
622 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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