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Working at Danes Hill
Danes Hill offers an exceptional working environment. Set in 56 acres bordering open countryside, yet commutable to London, it is a thriving school which has recently received an outstanding report by the Independent School’s Inspectorate. Inspectors described the school as ‘excellent in all areas’ and commented that ‘teamwork is strong’. They also noted that ‘relationships between pupils and staff, and amongst the pupils, are consistently outstanding’. We feel these comments accurately reflect the school and are indeed key to making it such a great place to work. An on-going building program is further developing the classroom accommodation, adding to the excellent existing facilities that include specialist science laboratories, art and DT rooms, performance spaces and high quality sports facilities.
Working at Danes Hill you become part of a large, dynamic community encompassing all the teaching and non-teaching staff. Dedicated support staff work in tandem with teaching staff, taking care of many of the administrative tasks in a friendly, cooperative environment. The Common Room President, elected each year, organises social events and charity fundraisers. Several members of staff offer their expertise free of charge to run different activities, including circuit training and the staff choir. You are also able to make use of the swimming pool and other sports facilities, before and after school, helping to burn off our renowned lunches!
Danes Hill has its own salary scale, which includes fringe weighting and full NQT induction is available. Staff also benefit from being part of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
We are seeking a well-presented, efficient and experienced Receptionist for this important and busy front-of-house position from April 2015. Excellent IT and organisational skills required and experience of SIMS is desirable but not essential. This is a full time position to include school holidays.Salary: TBADate Published: 20th Jan 2015Start Date: 17th Apr 2015Closing Date: 6th Feb 2015Position: Main SchoolSubject: School Receptionist