Receptionist, Bexley

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Days Lane Primary SchoolBexley

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Bexley 04 (£20,385-£21,210 FTE) pro-rata for 38 weeks
Contract term: Permanent

Days Lane Primary School is a popular over-subscribed community school with an inclusive, caring and stimulating learning environment.  We offer high standards in education and have wonderful children, dedicated staff and strong partnerships with families.  We believe in developing pupils with the skills to be great learners through a broad, balanced and creative curriculum. For further information about the school please visit the school website: www.dayslaneprimary.co.uk.

We are looking to recruit a personable and professional receptionist to act as the first point of contact for visitors, parents and others guests of the school. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated team player with excellent customer facing skills, with the ability to engage positively with all members of the school community who rely upon an effective reception front desk service at Days Lane.

The role will be 36 hours a week for 38 weeks a year.

To apply for this vacancy, please complete the ‘Support Application Form’ attached and submit this alongside a letter (no longer than 1 page) explaining your suitability for the post to sbm@dayslaneprimary.co.uk. Alternatively, paper applications may be posted to the school, marked for the attention of Chris McCallum, School Business Manager.

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview. Depending on the volume of applicants, it may be that we will only have time to respond to those who are shortlisted.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. 

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

The school reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate prior to the deadline of  this advertisement.



More about Days Lane Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Days Lane, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 8JU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8300 1697
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