School Receptionist

Posted 26 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Secondary Education
Contact NameZeki Mehmet

Job description

School Receptionist - September Start - Based in Enfield

Do you consider yourself a people person? Are you passionate about helping others? If so, Remedy Education needs YOU!

We are seeking a dedicated School Receptionist with SIMS experience to join a dedicated admin team and provide an efficient reception and switchboard service.

As the first point of contact for all visitors to the school, you will play a crucial role in maintaining our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.?

School Receptionist - The successful candidate will be:

  • Creative and caring
  • Able to plan and execute tasks successfully
  • Committed to excellence
  • Passionate about their role
  • An effective organiser with good interpersonal skills
  • Flexible and able to respond to change quickly and effectively
  • Proactive team member committed to building an 'exceptional' school
  • Interested in developing themselves and their career
  • A team player
  • Experienced working with SIMS

School Receptionist - Day to Day Duties:

  • Operate the school reception/ switchboard, handling all calls with professionalism and courtesy, taking messages, and ensuring their transmission.
  • Welcome all visitors, staff, parents, and students in a friendly manner, ensuring adherence to safeguarding procedures.
  • Collect and manage safeguarding documentation, liaising with the HR Manager as necessary.
  • Maintain the reception/ switchboard area and adjacent meeting rooms, ensuring they are tidy and well-presented.
  • Provide general administrative support, including word processing, dispatching post, and drafting student references.
  • Assist with deliveries, ensuring safe storage of packages and arranging the reception cover rota.
  • Undertake shared general academy administrative tasks and contribute to the improvement of academy operations.

School Receptionist - Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Excellent punctuality and attendance record.
  • Professional demeanour with reception experience, ideally in a school setting.
  • Ability to think on one's feet and show initiative.
  • Good administrative and word processing skills.
  • Excellent telephone manner and communication skills.
  • Reliable, trustworthy, and a team player.
  • Quick to learn and discreet in handling sensitive information.
  • Willingness to undertake first aid training and administer first aid once qualified.
  • SIMS proficient.

School Receptionist - This School can offer:

  • The most wonderful children and families
  • Supportive and friendly staff who work together as a team
  • Forward-thinking approaches to learning, professional development, and school improvement
  • Continuous professional development & learning opportunities
  • A commitment to your career aspirations and professional development
  • A clear vision for the future and strong values

To apply for the School Receptionist position, please submit your CV detailing your relevant experience and commitment to the safeguarding of children and young people

Remedy Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils attending our schools. As the duties of this post involve regular contact with children, any offer to the successful candidate will be conditional upon an Enhanced DBS check being completed. This post is also subject to a satisfactory probationary period and medical clearance.