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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£15,857.00 - £16,389.00 Annually (Actual) Actual salary based on an FTE of £22,737 to £23,500

Receptionist job summary

Ormiston Victory Academy is looking for a part time Receptionist with strong organisational and intrapersonal skills to join a highly dedicated support team working within a thriving and ambitious Academy.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and professional person to manage the main reception area. You will be the first point of contact for the majority of visitors to the Academy, and as such will be required to provide a welcoming environment and respond to a wide range of queries by phone, email and in person. You will be working 30 hours per week for 39 weeks per year (school term time plus 1 week).

The successful candidate will have a good standard of education together with experience in a busy, customer-facing environment, and good communication and IT skills. Experience in a similar role would be an advantage and preference will be given to those with recent experience of reception work, although training will be provided.

The post offers a fulfilling opportunity to work with a committed team and the young people in our welcoming academy community. The successful candidate will join a highly dedicated support team working within a thriving, growing and ambitious academy with high aspirations and standards.

Our new colleague will also benefit from being part of Ormiston Academies Trust, a MAT of 43 primary and secondary academies. The Trust’s vision is for all young people to have access to the highest academic, social and practical skills required to achieve their full potential. OAT support all staff so that they can enhance and develop their professional skills whatever their role within the trust.

Ormiston Academies Trust is an ethical sponsor, committed to improving the life chances of young people. We share their vision for all young people to have the highest academic, social and practical skills to allow them to lead a fulfilling life.

We would encourage candidates to explore our website for more information about Victory Academy and view our virtual tours. If you require any further information regarding this post please contact Nicole Hawes, PA to the Principal on n.hawes@ormistonvictoryacademy.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 9 am on Friday 12th July 2024. Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the vacancy should a suitable candidate be found.

Interviews expected to be held by: Tuesday 17th July 2024

Ormiston Victory Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Ormiston Academies Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Flexible working opportunities will be considered.

All successful appointments will be subject to suitability checks in accordance with KCSIE, including identity, Right to Work, qualifications, online searches, prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, which provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions, can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

Commitment to safeguarding

Ormiston Victory Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Ormiston Victory Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1414 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Ormiston Victory was graded ‘outstanding’ in its 2013 inspection by Ofsted and we are committed to making this success sustainable for future generations.

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