Receptionist

Job Info

Scale SCP 10-12
Salary £16863 - £17173
Interview Dates 26-2-2019
Closing Date Friday 22nd February 2019

Receptionist ( Temporary Until end July 2019 )

Application Form

JOB PURPOSE

  • To deliver administrative support and provide a professional and efficient Reception service to the Academy.

JOB SUMMARY

  • Responsibility for answering all incoming calls to the Academy, dealing with calls efficiently and effectively;
  • Responsibility for greeting and dealing with visitors to the Academy, ensuring all visitors are recorded and have completed the relevant 'signing in' process;
  • Issuing visitors with the relevant lanyard to ensure safeguarding procedures are met;
  • Checking, opening and distribution of all post and parcels delivered to the Academy;
  • General administrative duties for the Academy;
  • Providing radio contact for the SLT team via two-way radio;
  • Responsibility for administration and typing duties to support the Vice Principals;
  • Assisting the Principal's Personal Assistant and covering the duties of the Principal's PA in her absence.
  • Collecting and storing all lost property in the Academy;
  • Responsibility for organising appointments, maintaining an Academy diary and arranging hospitality for staff, visitors and events.
  • To comply with the Academy's Child Safeguarding Procedures, including regular liaison with the Designated Child Safeguarding Person over any safeguarding issues or concerns;
  • To assist with the supervision of students including before and after school if appropriate and within working hours;
  • Actively ensure continuous professional development is addressed through accessing appropriate development opportunities and to share learning with others;
  • To comply with Trust policies and procedures at all times.

NET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including an enhanced DBS check. Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified and the post holder may reasonably be expected to undertake other duties commensurate with the level of responsibility that may be allocated from time to time.

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QUALIFICATIONS

1.

5 GCSE’s or equivalent, including English and Maths

E

Y

2.

Willingness and ability to obtain and/or enhance qualifications and training for development in the post

E

Y

3.

Evidence of continuous professional development and training

E

Y

EXPERIENCE

4.

Experience of working in a school environment

E

Y

Y

5.

Experience of working in a reception environment

E

Y

Y

6.

Experience in an administrative position

E

Y

Y

7.

Experience of using Microsoft Office packages, SIMS, databases and web technologies

E

Y

Y

ABILITIES, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

8.

Excellent communication and listening skills

E

Y

Y

9.

Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality

E

Y

Y

10.

ICT literate with a working ability to use key IT software to present work to a high standard.

E

Y

Y

11.

Ability to relate to students in a pleasant the sympathetic manner and to recognise potential child safeguarding issues

E

Y

Y

12.

Efficient and effective organisational skills

E

Y

Y

13.

Excellent customer service skills and ability to respond quickly as circumstances dictate.

E

Y

Y

14.

Ability to work effectively as part of a team, understanding Academy roles and responsibilities and your own position within these.

E

Y

Y

PERSONAL QUALITIES

15.

A strong commitment to the Trust values and ethos

E

Y

Y

16.

Commitment to support the Trust’s agenda for safeguarding and equality and diversity

E

Y

Y

17.

A flexible approach and strong work ethic

E

Y

Y