School Receptionist

Lichfield Cathedral School
10 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

Lichfield Cathedral School is a flourishing co-educational independent school in Staffordshire for ages 2?? to 18. Our school community is based on core values of learning, faith, leadership and service, whose purpose is to educate and inspire young people to become confident, enthusiastic and responsible members of society.

Set in the historic Cathedral Close, we draw upon our substantial heritage to provide an exceptional education. We work hard to provide an imaginative and challenging curriculum that focuses on academic excellence, music, the creative and performing arts, sports and service to the community. We are proud to have created a happy and supportive environment nurturing the talents that each child has within.

Part time School Receptionist

May/June start date

Exact hours to be confirmed

We seek to appoint two Part-time School Receptionists, working approximately 20 hours each.

The role would involve acting as the first point of contact for all enquiries and all visitors to the School, and carrying out various administration tasks to ensure the smooth running of the main school reception.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are key to this role as you will be dealing with visitors, parents, pupils and colleagues, face to face, by email and by phone, and you will be the first point of call for many enquiries. You will be responsible for signing in all visitors on site, and issuing them with the relevant ID badges, and making them aware of safeguarding and site information.

The successful candidate will have a professional appearance and attitude.

Experience of working in a school would be advantageous, but is not a requirement. The successful candidates must have excellent administration skills and be familiar and competent with different Microsoft IT packages. You will need to have excellent organisation and planning skills, and the ability to work flexibly within this very busy and varied role, remaining calm under pressure. Reception staff are also required to support the administrative function across the whole school as necessary.

The exact working hours for this role are to be confirmed and there may be some flexibility. Reception needs to be covered between the hours of 8:15am and 5pm with cover until 6pm on one day. The role will involve hours Monday to Friday, and the two successful candidates will work mornings or afternoons, 5 days per week. The role is term time, plus 5 weeks during the holidays which will include working days at the start/end of term, and during exam results days during the Summer Holidays.

If you are interested in applying for this position full details and an application form may be obtained on the School's website

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 9th May 2019, with interviews being held week commencing 13th May 2019.

Completed applications to Miss S Bayley, Senior HR Administrator, Lichfield Cathedral School, The Palace, The Close, Lichfield, Staffs., WS137LH.

Lichfield Cathedral School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all applicants will be Subject to DBS disclosure in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice.

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