School Receptionist

Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£10.00 per hour
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

08:30 - 16:00, Mon - Fri, Term-Time Only

Your new School
This High School, located near the centre of Cardiff currently has around 800 pupils on roll, including 150 in the Sixth Form. Recent school and staff development initiatives have led to a number of improvements in important areas that have had a significant impact in improving school outcomes and standards. There is a culture of rigourous self-evaluation that permeates the school, leading to the identification of suitable priorities for improvement. An opportunity is now presenting itself to join the large and welcoming team of school office staff, working within a busy office environment. Due to a vacancy within the office staff, the school are now looking to recruit a receptionist.

Your new role
Your role will involve the following:
- Monitoring reception: greeting visitors & answering the phone
- Updating attendance records using SIMS.
- Recording & investigating absences
- General administration support to the whole school
- Attending to the needs of pupils, for example, issuing uniform & some first aid

What you'll need to succeed
You will be an experienced administrator with at least a basic knowledge of the School Information management system (SIMS). The role of a school receptionist can be very demanding & so you will require excellent organisational skills.

You will come into contact with a wide variety of audiences including parents, pupils, teaching staff, leadership staff, external agencies & the local authority. In order to effectively represent the school in the best possible way, you will present yourself in a professional manner and will demonstrate strong communication skills.

What you'll get in return
This is an opportunity to work in a long-term school secretary job within school & term-time hours.You will be able to develop your knowledge of SIMS & will work in a large team of dedicated school office staff.

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