First Aider/Receptionist (King Edward VI School - Lichfield)

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King Edward VI School, Lichfield, Staffordshire
Grade 4 - £19,312 - £19,698 pa pro rata
13 Sep 2021
23 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time


We are seeking to appoint a confident and caring First Aider/Receptionist to join our Student Reception, taking a lead role in providing First Aid support to students and staff. The post is situated in our Student Services Hub alongside colleagues in a busy shared space.

There will be substantial administration involved in the role and whilst experience in a school is not essential, we are looking for someone who is used to operating IT systems in a front of house setting. The successful candidate will be a strong administrator who possesses excellent IT skills and who is highly efficient and organised. Ideally they will have experience of using SIMS. The post requires you to be able to deal sensitively with a variety of situations with students, staff, parents and external organisations. An ability to remain calm in stressful situations and a flexible approach with highly accurate written communication skills are essential.

The job requires ensuring care plans are fully implemented & updated and liaising with students, parents, colleagues and other agencies about both general and medical matters. Keeping up to date electronic accident records and reports is also part of the role so a basic knowledge of health and safety matters would be ideal.

It is essential that the postholder holds a full First Aid certificate or has prior experience in a similar role and a commitment to immediate training.

The postholder will also be responsible for taking any external post to the Post Office at the end of the day so a valid driving licence and daily use of a vehicle is necessary.

The working hours for this role are 8.30am to 4pm Mondays to Thursdays with a thirty minute break for lunch each day.

The job description is generic but there will be every opportunity as part of the interview process to discuss the role in detail.

King Edward VI School is a popular 11-18 comprehensive school rated Good by OfSTED in 2017 with recognition of outstanding practice and a highly positive ethos. The school is well-regarded within the community and has a reputation for high quality teaching. Lichfield is a small, vibrant cathedral city which is easily accessible from the surrounding areas.


For further information and all the documents you will need to make an application, please visit our website email: or telephone 01543 255714

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (Formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions.