Receptionst/Office Administrator

  • Location
    Maidstone, Kent
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Receptionist
  • Contract Type
    Temporary contract
  • Salary
    £12.00/Hourly
  • OrganizationType
    Office

Job title: Receptionist/Office Administrator


Location: Lenham


Pay rate: £12 per hour


Contract: Temporary position. Start date: 15th April. Length of assignment is 6-12 weeks.


Benefits: weekly pay, up to 28 days annual leave, access to free eyecare vouchers, dedicated consultant to support your job search, temp of the month awards, access to well-being platforms and free onsite parking.


Hours: Monday to Thursday 8am-4pm, 8am-3:30pm on Friday (term time only and 30 minute unpaid lunch)


An enhanced DBS check will be carried out due to the working environment.


Could this be your next career move? Here is what your new role will involve…



  • Act as first point of contact for all visitors to the school and ensure that they are dealt with in a professional manner and in line with the school's agreed procedures and safeguarding policy.

  • Operate the entry intercom and ensure that all visitors (including contractors) and students arriving late or leaving early comply with school signing in procedures.

  • Maintenance of Reception ensuring area is kept in a clean and tidy fashion.

  • Operate switchboard and take messages, deal with routine enquiries and re-route to appropriate member of staff.

  • Pass items brought in by parents to Personal Development Centre.

  • Check and sign for deliveries to the school. Sort incoming post and distribute as necessary. Maintain log for receipt of examination papers and log certificates issued to ex-students.

  • Welcome and direct supply staff, ensuring they have necessary ID and paperwork for the day.

  • Use Outlook to book meetings for staff/visitors.

  • Manage the school office email account.

  • Support the Office Manager with production of whole school mail shots, reports etc. Send correspondence to parents using Schoolcomms system. Generate labels and letters.

  • Maintain the free school meals register and issue FSM canteen cards to students.

  • Maintain adequate stock levels of office stationery and re-order consumable as required.

  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required.

  • Carry out any duties commensurate with grade as directed by the Office Manager, Headteacher or VIAT Executive Management Team.


Can you demonstrate the following qualities…



  • Previous reception and/or office administrator experience required.


If this sounds like the ideal position for you and you have the experience outlined above, then please apply today and you will be contacted by a member of our team if your CV matches our requirements. Alternatively, if you know someone who may be suitable for this role please share the details, if you successfully refer a friend, you will receive a £50 voucher of your choice *terms apply*.


If you would like any further information before applying, then please email your CV directly or call us on 01233 646632 to discuss over the phone.

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