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Chosen Hill School

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Chosen Hill School
Brookfield Road

Tel: 01452 550098

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School Receptionist/Administrator


Temporary position

We are seeking an organised, enthusiastic and cheerful individual to undertake the multifaceted, and sometimes challenging, role of School Receptionist. The successful candidate will be highly organised, extremely well-presented and efficient, with a flexible approach and ‘can-do’ attitude. A calm, yet firm, fair and personable manner is essential to this role.

This is initially a temporary role for the duration of the current academic year until the end of August 2022.

The position is offered as term-time only, between the hours of 8.00am to 12.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Key Duties

  • Ensuring Reception remains tidy and presentable at all times
  • Receive visitors at the front desk and direct them appropriately
  • Answer in-coming calls, managing queries from parents, children and staff effectively
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail and deliveries and distribute appropriately
  • Assisting, as required, with school events
  • General office duties and administration

Person Specification

  • Proven experience of administration support
  • Friendly, confident and assertive when interacting with parents, pupils, visitors and colleagues
  • ‘Can-do’ and resilient attitude
  • Outstanding organisational skills with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to use own initiative, manage multiple tasks, deadlines and conflicting priorities
  • Discretion, tact and confidentiality
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Smart and professional in presentation

Recruitment Checks

We require all new employees to complete an enhanced level criminal background check through the Disclosure and Barring Service. It is a condition of employment that the employee should not have been convicted of a criminal offence against children, nor have been dismissed, or resigned from, a previous employer for misconduct of a similar nature. Having a criminal record is not necessarily a bar to employment; it will depend on the nature, circumstances and background to the offence.

A job description can be viewed on the school website, by clicking on the Apply Now button. If you are interested in joining our team, please follow the instructions to complete an application form which will be forwarded to Chosen Hill School.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Closing date for applications: 30 September 2021

Salary: Grade 4 (£19,698 to £20,493 pro rata) per annum. (Actual £8,864-£9,222 per year)

Hours Per Week: 20 hours per week, Term time only

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