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Thorp AcademyGateshead

Post: Receptionist

Base: Thorp Academy, Main Road, Ryton, Tyne & Wear, NE40 3AH

Salary:  SCP 3 - 4 £18562 - £18933 (FTE, pro rota and subject to job evaluation)

Contract: Fixed term contract 1st Sept 2021 to  31st August 2022

Working Hours: 37 hours per week (Term time only plus 10 days)

Closing Date: 4pm Thursday 24th June 2021

Northern Education Trust Thorp Academy is seeking to appoint a  Receptionist. The successful candidate will be responsible for many aspects associated with the reception within the academy. The successful candidate will need to be personable, organised and show an ability to manage a variety of tasks concurrently. This opportunity for the successful candidate will provide valuable experience within a school environment

Thorp Academy is part of Northern Education Trust, a nationally recognised and trusted academy sponsor with vast experience of school improvement, and specialised experience in all aspects of education. Trustees are committed to working with local authorities, other agencies and industry to improve the lives and life chances of young people.  Thorp Academy is a mixed, 11-18 academy of over 1100 students and has been described as a rapidly improving school, when graded Good in all areas by OFSTED.  We can offer you an excellent opportunity for career progression both within the Academy and the Trust as well as a supportive professional environment with an ambitious leadership team and a clear vision for the Academy.

All applications are to be submitted electronically through the TES website on the relevant Northern Education Trust Application Form. If you require any further details please contact Mr A Sutton School Business Manager at

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our pupils.

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