Receptionist/Administration Assistant

(Scale R2 (FTE £19,488 – £20,895) Actual salary: £16,489 - £17,680 per annum)
Location: Brantridge School, Staplefield Place, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 6EQ Hours: 37 hours per week, Term time only

Closing Date: 06/01/2020


Job Description

For a full Job Description for Administrative Assistant and Receptionist, please click here.

Person Specification

This position would suit someone with the relevant skills and qualities as detailed in the job specification. You must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with experience of working in a reception and/or administrative role. Experience of working in a school is desirable, however full training will be provided.

For a full Person Specification for Administration Assistant and Receptionist, please click here.

Further Information

Brantridge School is a special school located in Staplefield, near Haywards Heath, designed to meet the educational, behavioural, care and therapeutic needs for boys (age 6-12 years). Our children have a range of special needs including Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) and Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC).

The School is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust and it has established a strong reputation with children, parents and professionals alike in educating and caring for pupils with challenging behaviour and associated learning difficulties. You will join a professional and dedicated educational team.

Application Guidance

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the school or email d.brazier@brantridge-school.co.uk for further information prior to submitting an application.

***You must also have your own transport, due to our rural location.***

To apply, please download an application form. Once complete please send your application to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk

Please note that CV applications will not be accepted.

Closing date: Monday 6th January, 2020.

Interview date:  Friday, 17th January, 2020.

Start date: As soon as possible

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We reserve the right to appoint outstanding candidates prior to the closing date.

Appointments made are subject to a probationary period and an enhanced DBS check

The School is fantastic, with wonderful staff and facilities. - Parent

My son started in September 2021 and he is very settled and understood by Brantridge School. - Parent

My son has done amazingly well since attending Brantridge. He has improved academically and grown in confidence. I could not have wished for a better school for him. - Parent

My son currently attends Brantridge School and is in your Year 5. He has progressed massively since starting here 2 1/2 years ago. - Parent

It took us two years to find a SEN school for our son. He has been going to Brantridge School since February and he has come on leaps and bounds. - Parent

From my experience working with the school I have found them to have always been child focused and willing to adapt their provision to meet a child's specific needs. - Parent

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