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Receptionist and Communications Administrator

Salfords Primary School
Redhill, Surrey
Contract Type
Part Time, Term Time, Job Share
£21,544 - £23,582 FTE £11,1967 Pro Rata
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
17th July 2024 03:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Sal- Ass07/24-CK
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1434102

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our fantastic office team at Salfords Primary School. We have recently secured a Good rating with Ofsted, which includes 2 areas of Outstanding.

Your opportunity

We are looking for a new Office team member to enable us to support growth and learning. At Salfords, we pride ourselves on the commitment and dedication of the entire staff body and we proudly promote our passion and desire to assist in the educational development and enhancement of each and every child within our school. We are looking for individuals that are passionate, enthusiastic and committed to a career within education and childcare.

About Salfords Primary School

Our School sits within a newly established cluster of schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Salfords, our cluster includes the following other schools; Southgate Primary School, Forge Wood Primary School, Kilnwood Vale Primary School, Greenway Junior School, Lime Tree Primary School, Merstham Primary School . 

This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across this cluster, to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential. It also provides opportunities for career progression across the cluster and gives you the chance to further your professional development.

 We believe that everyone learns best when they are happy and we aim to achieve this through our school values of excellence, respect, courage and kindness. We look forward to working with the whole school community as we continue the school’s journey to excellence. About Salfords Primary School

What we are looking for

  • Welcome all visitors to our school and ensure the school policy for safeguarding is adhered, ensuring completion of visitor badges and monitoring access to restricted areas.
  • Answer the telephone, filter calls and emails, to take messages and make sure they are delivered in a timely fashion.
  • Edit and upload the weekly newsletter.
  • Prepare the school diary and keep it updated and staff informed through a weekly sheet.
  • Support the admin for the SENCo and Headteacher.
  • Maintain the reception area including updating of notice boards and literature.
  • Deal with first aid (including ensuring sufficient first aid supplies).
  • Respond to child enquiries, including late children, requests to leave school during the school day and sick children, referring to the teacher as required.
  • Be willing to assist the Headteacher or Leadership Team as required.
  • Administer medication to children and receive appropriate training as required.
  • To participate in the school’s Continued Professional Development Dialogue (CPDD) process.
  • Keep parents updated with letters and texts in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the management and monitoring of the school website is kept up to date weekly.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

  •  Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils
  •  Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  •  42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  •  We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  •  Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education.Join the GLF Schools Community.

GLF Schools Employment Offer

  • GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish
  •  Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme
  •  Flexible working options
  •  Generous holiday allowance
  •  Work life and family friendly policies
  •  Employee wellbeing initiatives
  •  Access to a staff benefits portal
  •  Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.Salary

Part time/Flexible working, 3 days per week Monday - Wednesday, 8:00 -15:45 a number of job share options could be considered 39 weeks per year (Term time)

Salary: £11,197.73 actual (FTE £21,544 -23,582  )

Closing date for applications: 17th July 2024
Interview date: TBC - ASAP We may close the application date early and  will interview as and when we can upon receipt of the suitable applications. Working days can be flexible so please do specify your availabilty.


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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