School Front of House Administrator / Receptionist

Location
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary
£14,000
Posted
07 May 2019
Closes
04 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent

Sancton Wood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job Purpose

Sancton Wood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job Purpose

As a member of staff, the post-holder will uphold the aims and objectives of Sancton Wood and to promote these whenever possible whilst providing efficient and effective administrative support.

 

The Front Office Administrator is one of the first contacts that prospective parents and other visitors have with the school; it is therefore vital that the post-holder be: smartly dressed: unfailingly cheerful, polite and diplomatic; an excellent communicator with impeccable written and spoken English. They must also be very happy in the company of schoolchildren.

 

Accountable to:

Head of Upper School

Accountabilities:

 

·         Alongside the other school support staff, the Front Office Administrator will be a key member of the team which is responsible for being the first point of call for new, prospective and established parents.

·         To greet visitors and sign them in as necessary, check ID and receive deliveries as required

·         Oversee registration and monitor attendance levels as required

·         Answer the telephone, take messages and email staff

·         Deal with parent queries e.g. collecting early, clubs, missing uniform

·         To receive permission slips, club slips, cheques, etc from parents

·         Organise and distribute post

·         Produce the daily cover rota

·         Provide admin support to the Head of Upper

·         Assist in the implementation of any decisions made by the management team

·         Adhere to the Health and Safety Policy within the school

·         Assist in ensuring that the health, welfare and safety of all the children in the school are met

·         Deal with basic first aid issues which arise throughout the school day

·         Check first aid kits contents on a weekly basis

·         To be aware of any school policies which relate to non-teaching staff

·         To read the contents of the staff handbook and abide by any guidelines therein

·         To keep the reception tidy and up to date with relevant literature on a weekly basis

·         To be the ‘face of the school’ to welcome guests and visitors ensuring refreshments are always offered to guests where appropriate

·         To promote and safeguard the welfare of children and comply with the Sancton Wood School Safeguarding Policy

·         To undertake willingly all reasonable requests made by the Head for the successful running of the school

 

 

Review and Amendment

This job description should be seen as enabling rather than restrictive and will be subject to regular review.

 

This position is full time (8.00am to 4.30pm) term time only but a job share would be considered.

 

 

Accountable to:

Head of Upper School

Accountabilities:

 

·         Alongside the other school support staff, the Front Office Administrator will be a key member of the team which is responsible for being the first point of call for new, prospective and established parents.

·         To greet visitors and sign them in as necessary, check ID and receive deliveries as required

·         Oversee registration and monitor attendance levels as required

·         Answer the telephone, take messages and email staff

·         Deal with parent queries e.g. collecting early, clubs, missing uniform

·         To receive permission slips, club slips, cheques, etc from parents

·         Organise and distribute post

·         Produce the daily cover rota

·         Provide admin support to the Head of Upper

·         Assist in the implementation of any decisions made by the management team

·         Adhere to the Health and Safety Policy within the school

·         Assist in ensuring that the health, welfare and safety of all the children in the school are met

·         Deal with basic first aid issues which arise throughout the school day

·         Check first aid kits contents on a weekly basis

·         To be aware of any school policies which relate to non-teaching staff

·         To read the contents of the staff handbook and abide by any guidelines therein

·         To keep the reception tidy and up to date with relevant literature on a weekly basis

·         To be the ‘face of the school’ to welcome guests and visitors ensuring refreshments are always offered to guests where appropriate

·         To promote and safeguard the welfare of children and comply with the Sancton Wood School Safeguarding Policy

·         To undertake willingly all reasonable requests made by the Head for the successful running of the school

 

 

Review and Amendment

This job description should be seen as enabling rather than restrictive and will be subject to regular review.

 

This position is full time (8.00am to 4.30pm) term time only but a job share would be considered.

 

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