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Receptionist/Administrative Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Term-time only
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
13/04/2018
Advert End Date:
29/04/2018 23:59
Salary:
£18,070 - £20,138 per annum
Hours per week:
Full time - 37 hours a week
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
174107
Employment Location:
Darlington
Post Number:
008746

Job details 

Closing date:
29 Apr


Supporting documents

Further information

Polam Hall School wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Receptionist/ Administrative Officer for its busy Senior School Office

Responsibilities will include providing:

- reception/front of house service for Polam Hall School
- pro-active administrative support for the senior phase of the school
- specific administrative assistance to the HR manager and the Business Manager
- liaison with parents, taking messages and resolving day to day issues
- a contribution to the operational administration of the school through the work of the general office and to provide cover on the primary site
- first aid to senior school pupils as required

The successful candidate will have a level 3 qualification in Business and Administration or equivalent. You will have proven experience and knowledge of administration in a school or other business setting. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with staff and stakeholders at all levels. You should have good customer care skills and a positive work ethic with good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and work under pressure.

Polam Hall School is a 4-19 co-educational day and boarding school which converted to Free School Status in September 2015. It is now part of Woodard Academies Trust and forms part of the Trust's Northern Hub. The Trust is working effectively with Polam Hall School to prepare the school for its first OFSTED, expected in 2017/18.

This is a very exciting time at Polam Hall. The school has grown to its current 700 pupils over the last two years and will continue to expand until it reaches a roll of around 880.

At Polam Hall we aim to build creativity, confidence and compassion in our young people. The vision of the School moving forward is to retain a focus on the individual, on providing opportunities and the holistic development of each child.

If you wish to visit the school and/or discuss the requirements of the post please contact Donna Carroll, Office Manager on 01325 463383 or carroll.d@phs.woodard.co.uk .

Please note you should use the supporting statement section of the application form to clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements outlined in the person specification. The information in this section will be used to shortlist applicants for the role and therefore it is important that you provide enough detail to give a full picture of your skills and experience.

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