Receptionist / Office Administrator – Full-time – Stone, Kent

Receptionist / Office Administrator – Full-time

Stone, Kent


Receptionist / Office Administrator – Full-time

  • Ref:KCC886-2679-242S
  • Posted:10/03/2023
  • Pay:KR4 16,751 Actual (FTE £19,389 – £20,493)
  • Start Date:To Be Confirmed
  • App Close Date:26/03/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 30th March 2023


Receptionist / Office Administrator

Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm 

Weeks: 39 weeks (Term Time plus 5 inset days)

Salary: KR4 £16751 actual (FTE £19,389 – £20,493)

Contract: Permanent

Closing date for advert:Sunday 26th March 2023(Please note the advert may be close early if a suitable candidateis recruited)

Shortlisting: Monday 27th March 2023 

Date of Interviews:Thursay 30th March 2023 

Start date:To be confirmed  

We are looking to appoint an approachable, capable and hardworking Receptionist / Office Administrator to provide a warm welcome to our parents, visitors, staff and children, demonstrating the exceptional standards of care, professionalism and friendliness we expect at The Brent.

The successful candidate will:

  • have a friendly, welcoming  persona
  • be an organised and self-motivated team member, able to prioritise and multi-task
  • have excellent communication skills
  • have strong IT skills
  • enjoy working with children

The successful candidate will provide a warm welcome to every member of our school community, both on the phone and in person.  They will also play a role in ensuring pupils’ attendance is accurately recorded each morning in Arbor and provide support to the rest of the school, as part of an effective office team. 

The successful candidate should have had previous experience of working within a school environment. Excellent typing skills, knowledge of relevant computer software and a good level of education, including GCSE English and Maths, are essential. The post requires the ability to be methodical, organised and the ability to prioritise work within a busy environment.

A caring, patient and understanding approach and a good sense of humour are essential. We are seeking to appoint a 'Brent' person: someone who is enthusiastic, flexible, resourceful and full of energy!

We provide quality support and appropriate professional development.  A First Aid qualification would be advantageous.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.  References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview.


Information about the school

With a great reputation in the community, The Brent Primary School prides itself on providing the best possible education for the pupils in its care.

The Brent Primary School, part of Cygnus Academies Trust, is situated in Dartford. We are an Outstanding growing 3 Form Entry Primary school that is friendly and welcoming, with supportive staff and children from a variety of backgrounds. We are caring with effective structures to support staff in their roles across the school.

We encourage all our staff to be active in their self development and training. We offer many opportunities for staff to develop their career within our mutually supportive team. We are a Growth Mindset school, without limiting pupil or adult learning. We encourage everyone to strive to be the best they can be personally and professionally.

With extensive grounds, which include a swimming pool, running track and wildlife areas; we are committed to an outdoor learning approach. Our creative, topic-based curriculum 'IGNITE' promotes engagement and enjoyment, as well as the knowledge and skills for life-long learning.

Further information about the school is available at: and information about the Trust is available at

If you would like to add your skills and knowledge to Team Brent and join us as we grow and develop, please get in touch.

Visits to the school are positively encouraged. To arrange a visit or for further information, please contact our Business Manager Sarah Fordham on 01322 223943 or email [email protected]


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