Administrator/Receptionist, Kent

Closing date:Expiring today

The Leigh UTCKent

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: D11 £17,758 pro rated to £15,402 to reflect Term Time working pattern
Contract term: Permanent

About the role:  Do you consider yourself to be an efficient and proactive Receptionist and/or Administrator?  Are you seeking a new opportunity to join a nationally-recognised secondary academy, highly successful at what they do?  The Leigh UTC have a fantastic opportunity and are seeking to appoint a Receptionist/Administrator to join our established team as soon as possible.  This is a great time to join us as we have recently opened our second site due to recent expansion of our student numbers, just a stone's throw from the well established UTC.  Our successful candidate will support us in providing a full reception and administrative service within the UTC and provide assistance to students where appropriate.  Most importantly, you will be the first point of contact and will be representing our Academy in the best way possible. The working pattern that we offer is ideal for those seeking to keep your school holidays free!  Please consult the Job Description for additional information by clicking here.

Our successful candidate will join us on a working basis of 37 hours per week, Term Time plus 2 additional week during school holidays.

About The Leigh UTC:  Having opened in September 2014 with state-of-the-art facilities, The Leigh UTC provides an exciting, innovative, business-led, problem-solving curriculum throughout Key Stage 4 and 5, enabling students to achieve relevant work-related qualifications and transferable skills for future training or employment. The project-based approach develops a deeper understanding of real issues and creates life-long real world learning in a 21st century engineering society.  The most unique feature of The Leigh UTC is its business ethos that are emphasised by our students' behaviours and supported by our sponsors.

About Inspiration Academy @ The Leigh UTC:  Opening in September 2017, the mission of the Inspiration Academy is to develop curious, academically-skilled young people from Year 7 to 9 (Key Stage 3) who aspire to be principled, compassionate learners.  Through a rigorous, broad and balanced personalised learning programme, with a focus on science, technology, engineering and maths, the Inspiration Academy will afford its students the experiences, skills and values that will prepare them not only for examination courses within The Leigh UTC, but also for career pathways and global competition in the 21st century.  Our curriculum strives to create students who are self-motivated, competent, willing to take risks and lifelong learners.

Being part of the Leigh Academies Trust:  Being part of a successful multi-academy trust allows the academy to share best practice and collaborate with colleagues from a number of other academies in the local area.  As part of the 'cluster' structure all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources.  It also offers staff better access to career opportunities as the Trust is committed to developing and promoting from within wherever possible.  We also want the Trust to be an organisation where people can enjoy teaching and become the type of teacher they aspire to be.  For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages.

Diversity at our core:  As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

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More about The Leigh UTC
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: The Bridge Development, Brunel Way, Dartford, Kent, DA1 5TF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1322 626 600
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The Leigh UTC opened in 2014 and is part of Leigh Academies Trust.  Sponsors include University of Greenwich, Bluewater, Eurostar and Kenard Engineering.  The Leigh UTC provides an exciting, innovative, business-led, problem-solving curricu...