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Type of Position:Support staff - Permanent
School:Twynham School
Salary:£3,993 to £4,060 per annum (with a pay award pending)
Start Date:ASAP (subject to pre-start checks)
Closing Date: Wednesday 5th June 2024 at 8am

Start date

ASAP (subject to pre-start checks)

Contract term


Working hours

7.5 hours per week

Wednesdays 8am to 4pm

Weeks per year

School term time only



Salary range

(per annum)

Support staff salary points 5-6

£3,993 to £4,060, with a pay award pending


Twynham School

Reports to

Senior Administrator



About the Post


Are you an organised, friendly, and efficient professional looking to make a difference in an educational environment? Our vibrant school community is seeking a dedicated School Receptionist to be the welcoming face and supportive backbone of our administrative team.


Twynham School is a very special place with an excellent reputation both locally and nationally. We are a heavily over-subscribed school where achievement is exceptionally high, students are well-behaved and eager to learn, and relationships are very special. As part of our team, you will help maintain the positive and inclusive atmosphere that defines our school community.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the first line of communication for the school, both in person and by telephone.
  • Maintain visitor record logs and administer security passes.
  • Ensure the smooth running of the reception area, handling telephone calls and visitors efficiently and in line with school procedures.
  • Assist with administrative tasks, including filing, data entry, and maintaining records.
  • Coordinate appointments, meetings, and manage the school calendar.
  • Provide support to teachers and staff with various administrative needs.
  • Handle sensitive information with confidentiality and discretion.


What We Are Looking For:

  • Minimum of 5 A*-C GCSE qualifications (or equivalent), including English and Mathematics
  • Proven experience in a receptionist or administrative role.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Ability to multitask, prioritise, and manage time effectively.
  • Friendly, approachable, and professional attitude.
  • Commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding and Child Protection policies.


Work Environment

Based primarily at Twynham School, you could have the opportunity to work across both of our sites (including The Grange School), contributing to the cohesive operation of our school community.


What We Can Offer You:

  • The opportunity to work in a forward-thinking and exciting organisation with wonderful young people and exceptional colleagues.
  • High quality continued professional development and opportunities to progress.
  • Automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • The opportunity to work within Twynham Learning; a progressive multi-academy trust.
  • The chance to work in one of the most beautiful areas of the South Coast.


Twynham Learning employee values:

  • Aim high
  • Keep improving
  • Don’t leave anyone behind
  • See the bigger picture


Any Questions?

To discuss the post or your application, please contact Alison Brown on 01202 495716 or email us at


How to Apply

To apply for this vacancy, please submit a Job Application Form and Diversity Questionnaire by email to

Only applications made using our official application form will be accepted. You can download the form and questionnaire here:


The closing date for applications is Wednesday 5th June 2024 at 8am.


Twynham Learning values diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote diversity throughout our whole workforce. We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of our community, so we give equal opportunities to all job applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability status, gender reassignment, marital/partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, race/colour/national origin, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation. Only people who can evidence their right to work in the UK will be considered for this vacancy. We are committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes as part of our strong commitment to safeguard children and young people. An enhanced criminal records check will be undertaken on the successful candidate. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

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