Receptionist | Administration Assistant
Full-time | Permanent
Actual Starting Salary at £17,569.00 pa
Monday to Friday | Term time +2 weeks’ holiday work
Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a World Class School with high expectations, encouraging our students to be aspirational with their learning and to enjoy all aspects of school life.
We are seeking to appoint an experienced and motivated Receptionist to join our busy office team. The welcoming face of our school, this role involves answering queries and questions from parents, visitors and students, keeping on top of all communication, acting as a central point of reference.
Key responsibilities will include:
• Visitor Management
• Student Reception
• School telephone and emails
• Administration support for Leadership Team & Pastoral Team
• First Aid
Admin tasks include use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; letters and emails; updating data bases and preparing for events. This role also requires you to be one of our first aid trained staff, for which full training will be given.
Working Hours are Monday to Thursday 8am – 4.15pm and Friday 8am - 4pm. With an allocated 30-minute unpaid rest break each day.
We are looking for a candidate with great attention to detail who can work at pace, has the ability to multi-task and organise their work load, you must enjoy variety and have a sense of humour. You are willing to learn and want to get your teeth into some projects, supporting our Academy’s future growth and ultimately the education of our amazing young people. Continuous personal development will be available.
Employee well being is a key part of our values, we have a wide range of incentives to engage staff and ensure they are appreciated and feel valued. These include:
• Contribution Pension scheme
• Discounted on site gym membership
• Free Yoga classes
• Free fitness boot camp classes
• Charity coffee mornings
• Early finish for every half term and end of term
• Free breakfast for inset days
• Free monthly healthy snacks
• Quiz Night
• End of term party (Christmas & Summer)
• Easter prize draw
• Book Club
• Curry Club
• Good relationships with a local estate agent for those relocating or renting
• Free on-site parking
Our last OFSTED Inspection in September 2017 confirmed that Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is an Outstanding school in all areas. In 2018 we also received World Class School Accreditation, supporting our absolute committed to providing the very best education for our students.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. The School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.
Closing Date: 9am 20 November 2019
Applications will not be considered from speculative recruitment agencies. We will only accept direct applications at this time.