King Edward’s School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual with a commitment to high standards, to provide professional and comprehensive front of house and administrative support to the school. We are looking for someone who is fully committed to providing excellent customer service. The successful candidate will relish working in a fast-paced environment and will have a proven ability to see tasks through to completion. The ability to communicate effectively and confidently is essential to the post, as is the ability to use IT.

Experience of working in a school reception role is desirable, however not essential, as full training will be provided. Experience of using SIMS would also be highly advantageous, although not a requirement.

How to apply 

To apply for this role, forward a completed application form and a covering letter, outlining why you feel that your skills and experience would equip you to take on this role, by email to

The deadline for applications is 9am on Wednesday 19 June 2024. Interviews will provisionally take place in the week commencing 24 June.

If you have any queries about the role or would like to discuss it in more detail, please contact Jenny Butterworth, Bursar (Operations), by email

King Edward’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants invited to interview will be required to provide proof of identity, preferably a birth certificate, although where this is not available we will accept other forms of ID. Online searches will also be carried out for all shortlisted candidates, as required by Keeping Children Safe in Education. Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks. A copy of the School’s Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy is available on the website

Vacancy Details

Job Location: King Edward's School
Salary: Grade 3, Scale Point 7 (£24,032 FTE), actual salary of £11,219 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Working Hours: 22 hours per week, term time only
Possible Start Date: 1 September 2024
Interview Date: Week commencing 24 June
Listing Expires: Wednesday 19 June 2024 9am


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