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Hours of work: 23 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time and  Term-time only 
(As the position is part-time and term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: 12 noon, Tuesday 06 September 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Cuckmere House School 
Eastbourne Road
East Sussex
BN25 4BA

Phone:       01323 893319
Email:        recruitment@sabden.org.uk
Website:    www.sabden.org.uk

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.  

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.  

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.


Cuckmere House School - Receptionist

  • Permanent, Term Time Only
  • 23 hours per week,
  • 40 weeks worked and 45.80 weeks paid per year
  • Single Status Grade 3
  • (current value, at FTE, £18,887)
  • Pro-rata salary starting from £10,312 p.a.

For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies

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 and a vocational free school 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.

Cuckmere House, based in Seaford, is part of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust and is an 'Outstanding' SEMH Special school. We are passionate about creating a safe and supportive learning environment that fosters respect for others, develops resilience, promotes high expectations and prepares young people for successful futures.

We are looking to recruit an efficient and flexible Receptionist into our administration team, to support the smooth running of our reception area. The ideal candidate will need to be experienced in administrative support and will need to have a good telephone manner, 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 SIMS 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 working pattern will be discussed at interview and agreed on successful appointment.
The successful candidate will be joining a Trust and school that continues to be ambitious in its drive to improve outcomes for our pupils. You will join a highly dedicated and professional staff team and be part of a supportive working and learning environment, where your professional development is highly valued.

For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies

Closing date for completed applications is by midday, Tuesday 6th September 2022 

Please send completed applications to recruitment@sabden.org.uk

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Interviews are planned to be held W/C 12th or 19th September 2022

For further information about Cuckmere House School, please visit the school's profile page by visiting here: www.sabden.org.uk

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).

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/198429/25999

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Seaford, East Sussex

  • Salary
  • £18,887

  • Closing date
  • 6 September 2022

  • Organisation
  • Cuckmere House School

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 23

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education