Meadow Vale Primary School
School Office Receptionist/Admin Assistant
10 1/2 hours per week term time (3 days, Monday-Wednesday-Friday 12.15-3.45pm)
Salary Range: Grade BG-J Point 4-6 £9.86-£10.25 per hour
Part time/Term-time Pro Rata (£18,065-£19,171 full time equivalent) Depending on skills and experience
Meadow Vale Primary School, a group 4 school, has completed extensive building works to become complete full 3 form entry. We have a dedicated and professional team of staff and governors, outstanding premises, both external and internal, providing the right environment for our children and staff to teach, learn and develop.
We are looking for a receptionist who:
- Preferably has experience with school administration and resources management
- Is able to contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of the school
- Has excellent communication, organisational and IT skills relevant to the post
We can offer you the opportunity:
- To play a part in supporting a diverse, inclusive, energetic and established school
- To work with supportive, approachable and dedicated colleagues
- To further enhance the cycle of continuous improvement and move the school from ‘good’ to ‘outstanding’.
Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged, please contact the office on 01344 421046 to arrange a visit.
Closing Date: Monday 21st October
Interviews: Thursday 24th October
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like to make an appointment to view the school.
How to Apply
Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.
We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.
We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.
We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.
To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.
Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.
This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.
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Pre–employment medical check
You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.
On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.
Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.
We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.