12 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,366.00 - £23,114.00 Annually (FTE) Grade C

Receptionist job summary

Receptionist
Wellington Lions Primary Academy

Salary: Grade C, £22,366 - £23.114 per annum (DOE) FTE
Actual Salary: £19,881-£19,881 per annum (DOE) pro rata
Contract: Permanent, Full time, 37 hours, Mon-Fri, Term time only + 1 week

Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 30th June 2024
Interview Date: Thursday 4th July 2024
Job Overview

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic receptionist to provide a customer-focused and efficient reception service to visitors, pupils, staff, parents, and telephone callers and to present a welcoming and professional image of the school/Trust.

The successful candidate, you will promote a professional and friendly point of contact to all parents and visitors to the school.

Main duties include:

  • Welcoming visitors to the school, ensuring its procedures are followed – including safeguarding, receiving and prioritising incoming telephone calls, dealing with them appropriately including accurately recording messages as required. E
  • Ensuring that the reception / office is covered at all times in accordance with agreed arrangements. Liaise with staff, Governors, pupils, parents and outside agencies as directed, using email, SMS, APP or other technology services.
  • Provide efficient administrative support for the Cluster Office Manager, Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team

Why choose us?

Wellington Lions Primary Academy, part of the Ascend Learning Trust, is a purpose-built school based within the new housing development in NEQ (Northeast Quadrant) of Tidworth and caters for pupils from Reception through to Year 6.

Our recent Ofsted Inspection (July 2023) graded the school Good in all categories, with strengths highlighted in its curriculum and inclusive ethos.

At Wellington Lions Primary Academy, we firmly believe that every child in our care has the right to be truly inspired by an engaging and purposeful curriculum. We have dedicated staff who are passionate about providing our children with enriching and exciting experiences so that they can all achieve success in their learning journey. We actively encourage our children to be curious and believe that this supports them on their path to becoming life-long learners.

Full details can be found in the recruitment pack.

Ascend Learning Trust creates a sense of belonging for everyone. All our young people receive a holistic, world class education regardless of where they come from or their life challenges. They will leave their Ascend community with outcomes that opens doors to a fulfilling and successful future.

If you want to be a part of this, and work alongside ambitious, compassionate, and dedicated people we welcome your application. Our mission is to develop and retain high quality professional who relentlessly pursue the Ascend vision.

Together we will foster a culture of compassion and inclusivity with high expectations and standards for all. Where horizons are limitless, and education is unmissable.

Together we Belong, Believe, Become.

We also offer an excellent staff benefit package which include discounts on high street stores, restaurants, cinemas and gyms as well as having a wellbeing hub and a cycle to work scheme. Examples of great discounts currently on offer include:


10% off Eyewear

20% off Gym Membership

25% off monthly subscription to online gym memberships

Hundreds of offers and discounts and cashback on local and national stores

On site flu vaccinations

Teachers and Wiltshire Pension scheme

Generous annual leave for support staff up to 31 days + 8 bank holidays per year (with 5 years’ service)

Please note if we receive sufficient applications, we may close this job role earlier.

At Ascend Learning Trust, we believe in the power of diversity to drive innovation, foster creativity, and create a workplace that truly reflects the richness of the world around us. We are excited to welcome applicants from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to join our dynamic team.

Reasonable adjustments are modifications or accommodations made to ensure that individuals with disabilities or specific needs can perform their job duties effectively. We embrace the idea that everyone should have equal opportunities to succeed, and our aim is to make this a reality. If you need any assistance completing your application, please contact the Recruitment Team on 01793 781485 or alternatively you can email recruitment@ascendlearning.org.uk

SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT

Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.

Please note: Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences.

In line with KCSIE 2023 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify their online presence.

References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. If previous employment has included working with children, then at least one referee must be from this employment regardless of whether this is the current or most recent employment Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences. References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.

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About Wellington Lions Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
272 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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