Salary: £18,562 - £20,092 per annum pro rata
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full-time, Term-time only
Closing date: Tuesday 20 April 2021
How to apply: https://arkalexandra.org/vacancies
Who to contact if you have a query: If you have any questions about the role after reading the job description and person specification, please email ALEHR@arkalexandra.org
About the role
Ark Alexandra Academy
Faith. Excellence. Kindness.
Start date: As soon as possible
Location: Ark Alexandra Academy, Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: Ark Outside London Support Scale 4, Pay Points 3-7 (£18,562 to £20,092 pro rata)
Hours: 36 hours per week, term time only plus 1 extra week
Closing date: 9.00am, Tuesday 20 April 2021 (Interviews w/c 26 April 2021)
This is a rare opportunity to join our hard-working, dedicated administration team in our growing academy. As Receptionist the successful candidate will be based at one of our two campuses under the direction of our PA to the Principal. This is a term time only position, the successful candidate will only work 39 weeks of the year, plus one extra week in a school holiday as directed by your line manager. Your annual salary would be spread evenly over the year so you would never have a month without money.
We need someone who has excellent communication skills, is proficient with Microsoft Office, who can be part of a team and has the confidence to interact with staff, students, parents, carers and other visitors to the site. The ability to remain calm and professional under pressure in a busy office environment is essential.
We offer health benefits such as a subsidised gym membership and Employee Assistance Programme or if you prefer retail therapy, staff discounts via the Ark Rewards scheme.
As the ideal candidate you will:
- Have experience of working as a receptionist
- Have a resilient character and a strong personal drive
- Be able to take ownership of tasks and complete to a high standard
- Have a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office
- Have a flexible attitude towards work
- Be committed to Ark’s ethos of high expectations and no excuses
At Ark Alexandra our purpose is simple and clear – that every student be able to go to university or into a career of their choice. We are driven to raise the attainment of all our students in order that they can secure a successful career and future. We are not going to accept mediocre, and instead strive for and demand excellence with a no excuses attitude. We truly believe that the potential of our students is boundless and aspire that they also develop essential personal qualities so that they are compassionate, kind and caring young people.
Ark Alexandra is a Church of England school with strong universal Christian values of Faith, Excellence and Kindness that inform our ethos and culture. Our school has an inclusive admissions policy that welcomes, without preference, students of all faiths and none. Please view our full values statement on our website: www.arkalexandra.org
If you have any questions about the role after reading the job description and person specification, please email ALEHR@arkalexandra.org
Ark Alexandra Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.