Location:New Horizons School
Type of Position:Receptionist
Salary:Single Status - Grade 3
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: 12 noon, Tuesday 8th February 2022

New Horizons, Beauchamp Road
Term time only, permanent position
Single Status Grade 3 (SSP7 = £18,562)
8 hours per week, afternoons only, working pattern 14:30pm - 16:30pm, Monday to Thursday
40 weeks worked and 45.80 weeks paid per year
Pro-rata starting salary from £3,525 p.a.

The SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, based across East Sussex, is an aspirational and supportive Trust, aiming to create a warm, caring, stable, supportive environment in which all staff and pupils feel safe. We are three special schools, a secure unit, a large countywide alternative provision, a vocational free school and one of five teaching schools within East Sussex. We strive to discover success through learning, self-belief and achievement.  Pupils are empowered to take responsibility through a personalised curriculum supported by secure systems.

New Horizons School, Beauchamp Road site (St Leonards on Sea), are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, efficient, flexible, friendly and reliable person to manage the smooth running of the Reception area between 14:30pm and 16:30pm, Monday to Thursday, term time only.

The successful candidate will need to have a good telephone manner and be able to deal sensitively with a range of children, parents and outside agencies. They will also need excellent IT and interpersonal skills. Previous school office experience using would be an advantage, but is not essential.

Other necessary qualities include confidentiality, efficiency and being able to work on your own initiative and under pressure, and a willingness to contribute to the continued improvement of the school.

The post is for 8 hours per week (Term Time Only). Hours of work will be 2:30pm – 4:30pm, Monday to Thursday.

The application pack - application form and job description can be found below. 

Closing date for completed applications is by midday, Tuesday 8th February 2022. 

Please send completed applications to

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 Service (DBS).

Page Downloads Date  
SABDEN Support Staff Application Form 18th Sep 2020 Download
NHS Receptionist JD Person Spec May 2021 28th May 2021 Download

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