Education

Receptionist

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RECRUITMENTiQ are working in partnership with a school that is currently seeking a Receptionist.

Required from July 2021
Our main reception is situated in the Great Hall on the corner of Wimbledon Common. Our reception often provides visitors with the first impression of the school, and it is therefore of paramount importance that all visitors are looked after in a professional, friendly and helpful manner.

We are looking for a person to work alongside our existing receptionist. The role of the receptionist includes welcoming visitors to the school, operating the schools switchboard, dealing with school coaches and other general administrative duties.

Roles and responsibilities:

* To welcome visitors to the school
* Operating the school’s switchboard
* Dealing with school coache
* Assisting with group events, such as interview days, managing the arrival of visitors
* Recording of visitors and issuing of visitor’s badges
* Liaising with junior school and assisting with their visitors
* Accounting for visitors on site in the event of an emergency evacuation
* Overseeing pupils signing in late and signing out when going offsite during the day
* Dealing with general email enquiries addressed to the school’s reception inbox
* General administrative support – helping various departments, as and when required
* Assisting with Friday afternoon registration
* Receiving small deliveries and liaising with porters regarding distribution
* Receiving items for junior school pupils and organising collection/delivery
* Any other general duties as required

The successful candidate will:

* Be a well presented, conscientious person with a professional, friendly and approachable manner
* Be a good communicator and be able to deal with all visitors and members of staff confidently and efficiently
* Have good general IT skills (especially Microsoft Office) and be able to type accurately
* Be well organised and pay great attention to detail
* Have previous experience of providing office administrative support (essential)
* Have previous experience of working in a busy reception area (desirable)
* Be flexible in their approach, happy to multitask and will work well as part of a team

Terms & Conditions

* Working on a weekly rotating shift pattern during term time, with half an hour for lunch:
Shift 1 – 7.00am to 3.00pm, Monday to Thursday, 7.00am to 3.30pm Friday (38 hours per week)
Shift 2 – 9.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week)
* Working hours during school holidays vary (5 hours per day) and are as agreed (some days before/after the beginning/end of term plus some additional days during the holidays)
* 25 days’ annual paid holiday plus statutory English public holidays (pro rata) – personal holiday to be taken only during the normal school holidays and outside any agreed holiday working
* Contributory pension scheme after 3 months’ service
* Free lunch in the Dining Hall during term-time
* Subsidised membership of the King’s Sports Club (during non-Covid times)

We are an extremely sought-after school with outstanding academic results and a vibrant co-curriculum. It strives to appoint able, committed and compassionate colleagues to help ensure every child at the school achieves their best. Overlooking Wimbledon Common, the school is situated in one of the most attractive parts of south east England and benefits from exceptional grounds and facilities.

Closing date: Monday 14th June 2021 at 9am

Further details, including a full job description and application form are available from the school’s website

Interested? Don’t hesitate! Go to the “Apply now” section to download our application form

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people