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Student Services/ Receptionist

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Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Ashbourne
Salary details
Scale 4 £22,369 - £24,054 FTE (£7,752 - £8,336 pro rata)
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
14 hours 48 minutes per week, 40 weeks per year
Closing Date
26 March 2023
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QEGSMAT is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, supportive and well-organised person to work alongside a team of dedicated support staff in our Student Services/ Reception Department at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School Ashbourne Academy, providing a professional frontline service to students, parents and visitors.

You will have a commitment to the education and wellbeing of young people as we strive to prepare them for life outside of school. The ethos and values of Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Ashbourne Academy are important to the staff, students, and local community; the successful candidate will promote and adhere to these values.

Potential Start Date: Monday 17 April 2023

Nestled in the picturesque Derbyshire Dales in the idyllic town of Ashbourne, the successful candidate will be based at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Ashbourne Academy. This is an academic and vibrant rural comprehensive school with a very successful Sixth Form. The ethos and values of Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School are important to the staff, students, and local community; the successful candidate will promote and adhere to these values.

Queen Elizabeths Grammar School is a proud member of QEGSMAT. The Trust’s values are for students to ‘Question, Explore; Give; and Succeed’. Our exceptional staff, strong leadership, motivated children, as well as excellent facilities, provide the successful formula for this. 

At QEGSMAT we believe and promote that exceptional workforce creates exceptional results; they transform lives and transform futures. We support every pupil to achieve their full potential and become a confident, resilient, and compassionate individual who can make a positive contribution to society. 

Why work for us? 

  • Continual access to CPD opportunities. QEGSMAT works with a large number of organisations to develop staff to fulfil their aspirations and potential. We are committed to providing first-rate training and development to all our staff within this evolving Trust.
  • We are committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination, and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
  • All staff have access to our Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. This can also include bespoke counselling sessions for staff if needed.
  • All roles are subject to nationally agreed terms and conditions of service.
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) with employer contributions of 23.4% for Derbyshire support staff.
  • Family-friendly policies.
  • Access to Flu Vaccines.
  • Opportunity to work flexibly.

QEGSMAT is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is a criminal offence to engage or seek to engage in regulated activity or regulated work with children, if you appear on the DBS barred list.  All appointments are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and be eligible to work in the UK.

Further information about our commitment to Safeguarding can be found - https://www.qegsmat.com/documents/safeguarding 

Please be aware, the School/Trust may also consider performing an online presence check as part of their pre-employment checks. 

If you are interested and wish to have an informal conversation to discuss the role or would like to visit the school, we would be happy to arrange this.  Please call Miss Natalie Jones on 01335 343 685 ext.11656.

Further details about our school can be found on our website: https://www.queenelizabeths.derbyshire.sch.uk/

Please do not apply though the Derbyshire County Council website. 

To apply for this position, please visit our Trust Website (https://www.qegsmat.com/current-vacancies/) where you can apply via TES.

Provisional Interview Date: Wednesday 29 March 2023

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.