Receptionist, Crowborough

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Beacon AcademyCrowborough

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Start date: asap
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Receptionist 

37 hours per week, Monday to Friday 

Term Time only 

We are looking to appoint a receptionist with excellent administration and communication skills to work at our beeches site. The successful candidate will play a key role in communicating with parents, students, staff, governors, outside agencies and other visitors to the Academy. The successful applicant will be well organised, personable, motivated and hard-working.

We are a split-site, rural, mixed 11-18 non-selective converter academy with approximately 1300 students, including over 250 students in our Sixth Form. We are situated centrally in Crowborough, on the outskirts of the Ashdown Forest, an area of outstanding natural beauty. We are close to Tunbridge Wells and the South Coast.

We work meticulously to secure a culture of unapologetically high expectations that are underpinned by our collective, uncompromising belief and ambition for the students of Beacon Academy, and for the experienced, loyal, highly-skilled and highly-effective team of staff that teach them, allowing teachers to teach and students to learn in a school where leadership, management, behavior, safeguarding and welfare are all judged as outstanding. The Academy is committed to the development of both its staff and students.

In 2017 we achieved our best ever A-Level and GCSE results which now place Beacon Academy as the top performing school in Sussex and in the top 3% of schools nationally. Furthermore, in June 2017 we were one of only sixty-five schools nationwide to be awarded National Teaching School and National Support School designations, taking a leading role in recruiting and training new entrants to the profession. Our Headteacher, Ms Robinson is also a designated National Leader of Education and a Consultant Headteacher for East Sussex County Council.

The role is for 37 hours per week to be worked over 5 days, Monday to Friday, term time only. The working hours will be 8:00am to 4:00pm three days per week and 8:00am to 3:45pm two days per week. This role is paid on Single Status Grade 4, currently £17,173- £17,681 per annum full time equivalent. Actual salary will be £14,887 - £15,572. 

Deadline for applications: 10am on Friday 21 September 2018

For further details please visit our website www.beacon-academy.org or contact the Human Resources department on 01892 603078 or email vacancies@beacon-academy.org. Please be advised that we do not accept curriculum vitae. 

All posts are subject to DBS enhanced clearance, health checks and satisfactory references. Beacon Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Beeches Site, North Beeches Road, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 2AS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1892 603000
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