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Administration Assistant with additional Reception Duties

Administration Assistant with additional Reception Duties

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls

Maidstone, Kent

Salary:
Kent Range 4 £16,968-£17,826 per annum pro rata
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
January 2017
Apply by:
27 November 2017

Job overview

Administration Assistant

with additional Reception Duties

Required from January 2018 

Term Time plus 5 days negotiated hours, 37 hours per week

8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30pm-4pm Friday

Kent Scheme Salaries Range 4 £16,968-£17,826 per annum pro rata

(Equating to £14,381-£15,042 per annum)

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic and efficient colleague to join our team of committed professionals. The successful candidate will provide a range of administrative support along with some reception duties support to the school.

Previous administration experience is essential, front desk/switchboard experience is highly desirable and experience of working in a school environment would be an advantage. Strong IT skills are also essential and knowledge of SIMS (Schools Information Management System) is desirable although not essential. You should be well presented and have a confident, helpful and professional telephone manner.

Applicants will show a commitment to support the ethos of the school and an ability to implement its policies, including Safeguarding, Child Protection, Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety.

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is a very successful selective girls’ school of over 1200 students with a mixed sixth form of approximately 320. The post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment. Staff benefits include strong support for professional development, as well as healthcare scheme.

“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school” (Ofsted)

Full details and an application pack are available from the school’s website www.mggs.org Applicants should complete the KCC application form and email, along with covering letter, to the Headteacher’s PA. If you require any additional information please contact Ms Starns, PA to the Headteacher via email: mstarns@mggs.org

Applications welcomed immediately

Closing Date:  8am on Monday, 27th November 2017

Interviews: Thursday, 30th November 2017

About Maidstone Grammar School for Girls

At Maidstone Grammar School for Girls we place a very high value on creating a caring community in which everyone feels confident and valued.  This is a priority for us as we know that students flourish and succeed when they feel happy and secure.  Relationships between staff and students are based on trust and mutual respect, and students show respect for each other and for the process of learning.

Academic excellence is very important to us too.  We want everyone to feel engaged and excited by learning and to experience the pleasure of achieving personal goals.  Our students are keen to learn and we are able to respond positively to differing needs and strengths with the right balance of support and challenge.  Our specialist science status, Thinking Schools and Investors in Careers awards indicate the breadth of expertise across the curriculum.

We also value the development of creativity, responsibility, physical and personal skills.  Students are encouraged to participate in the full MGGS experience, with its strong emphasis on community and charity work, dramatic, musical and sports events.  When they leave the school, students are mature and well-qualified young people with the confidence to benefit from the opportunities ahead of them and to make a positive contribution to the wider world.

We are proud of the school’s long and distinguished history in Maidstone, and are committed to preparing our students for the technologies, work patterns and necessary skills required to meet the demands of the twenty-first century. Every student who attends the school has talents: our job is to find these, and foster them and develop in everyone a love of learning for its own sake and a pride in striving for and achieving excellence.

As an employer we offer the opportunity to work with high ability students in a supportive, friendly and forward-thinking environment and support for professional development is strong. Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is a very successful selective girls’ school of 1,229 students with a mixed sixth form of 381.

“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school”

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