Location:The Workplace
Type of Position:Receptionist
Salary:Pro-rata salary starting from £13,723 p.a.
Start Date:September 2020
Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 15th June 2020

Permanent, Term Time Only
32 hours per week, 45.80 weeks per year
Single Status Grade 3
(current value, at FTE, £18,065)
Pro-rata salary starting from £13,723 p.a.

The Workplace is a brand new, aspirational and innovative Alternative Provision Free School in East Sussex for pupils in years 9 to 11, which will be opening in September 2020. The Workplace provide education that is industry-driven, rigorous in quality, based on partnerships and focussed on enterprise. It will offer pupils a strong basis of Maths, English, Science and IT alongside quality provision in one of six vocational areas (Hairdressing & Barbering, Hospitality & Catering, Construction, Automotive, Sports & Fitness and Arts & Creativity).
Pupils who access The Workplace will be identified as at being at risk of disengagement and exclusion from their commissioning school. We have high expectations of pupils via Workplace standards, to suitably prepare them for post-16 and the wider world of work. Staff will work with employers across industry to ensure that classroom practice replicates the world of work and ensure pupils develop relevant skills and knowledge.
The Role: Receptionist, to provide an efficient reception service for the school, dealing with all callers, both on the telephone and in person, promptly and courteously. Required to start from September 2020.
You Are: An effective, personable communicator with experience of dealing with customers and/or the public. You will be well organised with a breadth of IT skills and the ability to prioritise tasks and requests. You will be able to work individually and as part of a wider team.
The Workplace is part of The SABDEN Multi-Academy Trust, a group of Outstanding & Good Special Schools and Alternative Provision in East Sussex. SABDEN is a supportive employer committed to high quality staff development and creating a warm, caring, supportive environment in which pupils and staff feel safe.
To find out more and view The Workplace promotional video
please visit the school's profile page by clicking here.
For an application pack, please visit the document section at the bottom of this page to download the job description, application form and candidate pack.
The closing date for completed applications is by midday, Monday 15th June 2020.
Due to unprecedented circumstances with the coronavirus pandemic, remote interviewing may take place, depending on government guidance when invitations to interview are sent out.
Please send completed applications to
If you have any queries about the role please email FAO Gavin Thomas, Principal Designate via
Please note CVs will not be accepted.
The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity' and actively promotes the welfare and safeguarding of young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Debarring.
Page Downloads Date  
SABDEN Application Form Support Staff 21st Dec 2018 Download
Receptionist JD PS 22nd May 2020 Download
Workplace Candidate Information Pack 30th Apr 2020 Download

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