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Receptionist / Admin Assistant

Job Reference TM/AA



The Mead Primary School (Hilperton)

Closing date:

Wednesday 8th September 2021 at 9.00am

Interview date:

To be confirmed


9am – 3pm Monday to Friday

Contract type:

Temporary position due to sickness absence, initially until Christmas, but could extend further into 2022
(contract will cease when staff member returns to work)


Grade C – Grade D (£18,198 – £18,933 pro rata) depending on qualifications and experience

Start date:

As soon as possible

Role overview:

    We are seeking to appoint a temporary Receptionist / Admin Assistant to support our Hilperton site as part of our Business Services Team. For the successful candidate, this exciting development offers the opportunity to be part of a high functioning team.

    The Mead offers an exceptional learning environment with outstanding resources on both sites. We also have a specialist music room, and group rooms at our Hilperton site. There are extensive grounds and protected play areas which continue to be developed to provide a fantastic outdoor space. We grow our own produce and have chickens and a Pets as Therapy dog.

    We believe that children only get one chance to experience childhood and that they have an absolute right to the highest quality of education.

    You will help ensure the safety and well-being of the children at all times and act as a responsible carer.
    We are seeking applicants who are:

    • Committed to The Mead Academy Trust’s vision, purpose and values
    • Able to form positive relationships and be part of a friendly, dedicated business services team
    • Able to provide clerical support to the Leadership Team
    • Committed to valuing and supporting the development of each child. Experience of working in a school environment is desirable
    • Flexible, with a strong commitment to teamwork
    • Energetic and enthusiastic with a good sense of humour
    • Competent in all aspects of Microsoft Office software
    • Someone who possesses excellent inter-personal skills as you will be the first point of contact for parents, visitors and the general public

    The Job Reference for this post is TM/AA

    Other information

    Unfortunately we are currently unable to support visits, but the Job Description on the right will give you a real ‘feel’ for our ethos, vision and values. If you’ve got questions after reading the document, please email us.
    About the Mead Academy Trust
    Candidate Briefing Pack
    Download an Application Form
    Diversity & Monitoring Form