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Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

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Rossendale School, Bamford Road, Ramsbottom, Bury, BL0 0RT

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£17,972-£21,693 per annum


40 per week

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Location Description

Rossendale is a school catering for the needs of pupils who display social, emotional and mental health difficulties; the majority of pupils have ADHD and or Autism Spectrum Disorder. All pupils have a draft or final Education, Health and Care Plan 


The School provides education for young people aged from 7 – 18 years of age.  Keystages 2, 3 and 4 are based on the main school site, whilst Keystage 5 have a specislist sixth form building based in the local community. At Keystage 4 and 5 we offer a wide range of GCSE subjects, BTEC Awards, Functional Skills, ASDAN and Entry Level qualifications. We are currently wanting to expand AS and A level courses at the sixth form provision. Given the disrupted nature of our pupils’ education, prior to their admission to Rossendale, we have had some outstanding examination results.  The school admits boys and girls on both daily and residential placements. 

Rossendale School has an excellent staff team who are enthusiastic and supportive. Rossendale School was judged to be 'Outstanding' in all areas by Ofsted.

Any candidates shortlisted will be invited to attend an informal Interiew day on  10 July and if successful at this stage, a formal interview on 11 July.



Job Advert Role Description

This is a new post to meet the demands of our growing school. You will primarily be working as a receptionist to deliver an efficient and high quality front of house and reception service within our school to assist in the wellbeing of our pupils as well as parents/carers, outside agencies and other visitors.  There will also be associated administrative duties as part of your daily role.

The successful candidate will work under the direction of our School Administrator and be part of the admin team. If you are flexible, imaginative and enthusiastic we would be pleased to hear from you.  Experience of working in a specialist school is not essential as the school runs its own extensive training programme.


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For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.


About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.



Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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