School Receptionist - Fixed Term Contract - Dec 2019 - Jan 2021 - £18,427 - East London

London (East), London (Greater)
£18,427 per annum
14 Oct 2019
11 Nov 2019
Job Title
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

We are recruiting for a School Receptionist on a fixed term contract maternity cover (December 2019 - January 2021) in a highly regarded primary school in East London, requiring a candidate with an enhanced DBS check. The salary is £18,427 per annum (term-time only).

Working closely with the School Business Manager, the Receptionist plays a supportive role in the effective management of school administrative systems

The Receptionist also undertakes other professional duties, as delegated by the Headteacher.


  • Experience of working within a school environment
  • Experience of managing data bases
  • Experience of managing attendance and punctuality within a school environment
  • Experience of working in a team environment
  • Experience of providing front line services to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Experience of working within a framework of statutory compliance
  • Experience of managing own workload

General Administration

Carry out general administrative duties. First point of contact for all visitors.

Coordinate school dinners and liaise with the school kitchen.

Liaise with an external website designer to maintain the school website.

Maintain the school diary.

Manage arrangements for school trips.

Ensure that all photocopiers are in working order and log any faults.

Book training courses for staff and governors and maintain a training log.

Ensure that incoming mail is dealt with and distribute to the correct department.

Ensure visitors adhere to the school’s policies and procedures.

Organise hospitality for visitors and meetings.

Implement procedures to ensure the security of IT equipment in the school.

Interviews are being held with immediate effect.


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