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Student Receptionist & Lead First Aider

Orchard Mead Academy
Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Full Time
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
24th November 2023 09:00 AM
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Job Reference
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1384891

Hours: 37 hours per week | 8.00am-4.00pm (3.30pm Fridays) | Term Time + 3 weeks
Contract: Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: Grade 3, Points 5-6 (actual salary £17,919.00 - £18,278.00)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Orchard Mead Academy within the Mead Educational Trust.

We are seeking to appoint a confident, caring and organised person to join our team in the role of Student Receptionist and Lead First Aider. This role will require applicants to assess the medical and welfare needs of students and administer front line first aid. The successful candidate will ensure that students with ongoing medical needs are supported in school in line with their individual health care plans, administer approved medication to students and maintain records’ provide a high quality and professional service for the monitoring and recording of student absences.

Full first aid training will be provided for the successful candidate.  

About Us 

Orchard Mead Academy is a culturally diverse comprehensive school with approximately 1200 students situated in the North East of Leicester and is part of The Mead Educational Trust (TMET). The Trust is a growing partnership of primary and secondary schools situated in the East Midlands. It provides its academies access to a world-class education network and staff with an employer providing high quality professional development. We are committed to ensuring each Academy enables every pupil to achieve the very best. We believe that together we make a positive difference.

Orchard Mead Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process is followed for each candidate. This will include an enhanced DBS check (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure). 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. 

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CVs and ask that you complete the TMET Application Form in order for your application to be considered. Please submit your application via the eteach website.   


Safeguarding Statement:

This post will involve contact with vulnerable groups (children, young people and/or adults) and is therefore, exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure check. This exemption means that shortlisted applicants for this post will be required to declare all criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands, and bind- overs both spent and unspent in their application, before interview and regardless of the passage of time.
Orchard Mead Academy

Orchard Mead Academy

Part of The Mead Educational Trust

The Mead Educational Trust