We are looking for a passionate and inspiring experienced Receptionist to join our supportive and talented team at Hanham Woods Academy. We are a growing organisation, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning. This role is offered on a Part Time, Jobshare basis (22.5 hours per week - Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) covering a maternity contract until 31 Aug 2020. This role will work Term Time only.
We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. We provide excellent training and development opportunities within the Federation, including a full induction programme for newly qualified and experienced teachers. You will be a part of an ever expanding Federation who are committed to providing the very best learning experiences for every young person we educate. You will be working within a Fantastic Academy alongside professional and inspirational people. You will have access to our generous benefits package including excellent annual leave entitlement, access to our pension scheme and a number of other well-being benefits.
What we are looking for:
We look for passionate individuals who want to be a part of transforming education and will make an active contribution to the development of the Cabot Learning Federation and chosen Academy.
In this role you will be the first point of contact into the Academy and will be welcoming and demonstrate professional behaviour and maintain positive relations with parents and the community. You will provide administrative support as required which will include using word processing, database entry, Excel and outlook programmes. Your duties will specifically include;
- Welcoming visitors to the school and provide help in dealing with enquiries.
- Answer the telephone promptly and directing enquiries as appropriate.
- Maintaining a Reception area that is attractive to visitors and kept in good order.
- Be prepared to participate in individual, team or whole school training.
You will be qualified to GCSE level or equivalent in English and Mathematics, and have relevant experience of working in a reception, school or administrative environment. You will also have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
Cabot Learning Federation Benefits:
As part of the Cabot Learning Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:
- Access to our pension scheme – Teacher Pension Scheme / Local Government Pension Scheme (if eligible)
- Dedicated Training and Development programme
- Health and wellness sessions and discounts
- Flu Jabs
About the Academy & Cabot Learning Federation
The Cabot Learning Federation is the largest non-diocesan academy group in the South West. We currently are sponsoring academies in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Weston-Super-Mare; six secondary, eight primary, one all-through academy and a Studio School. The Federation also has an overarching CLF Post 16 and specialist inclusion centres. Together we educate over 9000 children between the ages of 3 and 19 and the Federation is a major Teaching School in the South West.
Hanham Woods Academy is part of the Cabot Learning Federation and is one of the most improved Academies in the South West, providing education to over 800 students. The Academy joined the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF) in 2014. The CLF is the largest non-diocesan academy group in the South West. The CLF currently sponsors 13 academies, seven of which are secondary, five are primary and one is a studio school catering for students aged 14-19.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.
Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Copies of all correspondence will also appear under the ‘messages’ section, in the event that emails are being directed to a ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folder please make regular checks on the status of an application.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.