School Receptionist

  • Job Reference: 00001925-1
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2021
  • Recruiter: Shrewsbury School
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary plus generous benefits
  • Sector: Education / Childcare
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Receptionist to come and join us.  This role is based in the heart of the School where you will be the first point of contact in the school’s main reception providing high quality customer service to visitors to the school.

You will have a friendly disposition in delivering a professional and welcome to all visitors.  You must be adaptable and flexible in your working approach and be able to deal sensitively and confidently with parents, pupils and staff in a clear and assertive manner.

You must have excellent office and administrative skills to deal with a variety of office tasks together with experience of supporting senior stakeholders in a secretarial position.

You will be well experienced in a customer service position and you must be able to demonstrate high level ICT skills and be task orientated to deal with conflicting deadlines.

This is a full-time, all year-round position working Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm with one hour for lunch.  There will be occasions when you will be expected to work outside these hours to suit the operational need of the school.

A full application pack and application form is available to download from our recruitment website https://www.shrewsbury.org.uk/page/school-receptionist

The closing date for applications is Monday 21 June 2021 at 12pm,  and interviews will be held on 23 June 2021 and 25 June 2021.

Shrewsbury School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Candidates will undergo thorough child protection screening including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service.