Orchard Hill

Receptionist and Admin Assistant, Grafham Grange School

Please note this vacancy application date has now passed

Grafham Grange School is a special school for 70 students aged 10 to 16 with social, emotional and mental health as their primary identified need. It is situated in 42 acres of beautiful Surrey countryside in Bramley offering significant opportunities for outdoor learning.

The school offers a curriculum that covers academic and practical subjects allowing all students to find their talents and strengths whilst focusing on the skills they need to build better futures. The bespoke approach to learning means students grow in self-confidence and are prepared to take their next steps in their lives after school.

To find out more about Grafham Grange School please visit www.grafhamgrangeschool.org

The forward facing front of our school, the successful candidate will be a vital member of team. As the first point of contact for Grafham Grange, they will relate easily to students, teachers, parents and visitors, and model the values that we expect of all our students and staff.

As well as greeting visitors, taking phone calls and responding to emails, there will be a wide range of other administrative tasks that support the smooth running of the school.

Please see the attached job description and person specification for full details on the role and the skills, experience and knowledge we are looking for.

Grafham Grange School is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, an established family of specialist academies and college centres that provide for over 1500 pupils and students with a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs. To find out more about us, and what makes us a special place to work please visit https://www.ohcat.org/work-for-us/

For an informal discussion about the role, candidates are invited to contact Laurie Cornwell via email LCornwell@ohcat.org  to arrange a time to speak with Laurie Cornwell (Principal).

To apply for the role please complete the Application Form and return to Rachel Uddin r.uddin@grafham-grange.co.uk

Your application form will be scored according to each of the requirements laid out in the person specification for this role. Please demonstrate in your statement how your experience, skills and knowledge match the criteria that are required for the role. Failure to show evidence will result in your application not being shortlisted for interview.

Please note that CV applications cannot be considered.

Closing Date: Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Interviews will take place on: tbc

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.