Receptionist/Administration Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
19/12/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 14/01/2019 23:59
Salary:
Grade 3, £17,173 - £18,319 (pro rata)
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
182394
Employment Location:
Newker Primary School
Closing date:
14 Jan
Further Information

37 hours per week (8.00am – 4.00pm)
Term time only

The Governing Body and Senior Management Team of Newker Primary School are seeking to appoint a warm customer facing Receptionist/Administration Assistant to join our friendly school.

This important role will be the first point of contact for all visitors to our school. We are looking for a empathic warm person with exceptional communication skills to support our office, liaising not only with parents and children but also demonstration a professional image dealing with external agencies, Governors and other visitors to the school. Tact, diplomacy and the ability to manage conflicting priorities will be essential for this busy role.

The essential skills required to fulfil the role are:
• Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written.
• Excellent time keeping and workload management.
• The flexibility to adapt to change.
• Be able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines.
• Outstanding organisational skills.
• Attention to detail.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Essential Qualifications: GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English

Application forms can be downloaded from the advert and are returnable to the school.

Closing date: Monday 14th January 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 21st January 2019

Newker Primary School
Waldridge Road,
Chester-le-Street,
Durham
DH2 3AA

Telephone: 0191 3887099
Email: newker@durhamlearning.net
Website: www.newkerprimary.co.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.