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  • Sector:

    Primary Support

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £11 - £14 per hour

  • Contact:

    Carl Cooper

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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Are you looking for an opportunity to work Front of house in a mainstream primary school that is known for its warm and welcoming atmosphere in Orpington BR5?

We are currently working with a lovely primary school who are looking to find a receptionist to start as soon as possible. This would start on a temporary basis but has the potential to develop into a permanent position for the right candidate.

The ideal candidate will be someone who is professional, organised, and passionate about working with children.

As the receptionist, you will be responsible for managing the school's front desk and providing administrative support to the school's staff. Your duties will include:-

  • answering phone calls
  • greeting visitors
  • managing the school's database
  • handling mail and correspondence
  • assisting with the enrolment process
  • providing general office support as needed

In addition, this role involves interacting with parents both in person, over the phone, and by email. The role requires extensive interaction with both the staff and pupils, and teamwork is integral to the school's culture.

All team members work collaboratively to ensure that the school operates efficiently and effectively. Consequently, it is crucial that the successful candidate is personable and enjoys engaging with families. They should possess excellent interpersonal skills and be comfortable serving as a welcoming presence at the front desk. Additionally, possessing strong IT skills is paramount for success in this role. It is essential that the ideal candidate is proficient in the use of technology and has experience with a wide range of applications.

Benefits of working on a temporary basis

  • Opportunity to ensure you are working in the right environment
  • Gain certainty that the role is what you are looking for long term
  • Competitive pay rates

Please apply now if you are interested in this receptionist or get in touch with Carl at Reeson Education. Please only get in touch if you are available on a full time basis and willing to commute to Orpington.

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.

Please note that all daily/hourly rates quoted are inclusive of holiday pay at 12.07%