Academy Receptionist, Manchester

Closing date:

Manchester Health Academy (MHA)Manchester

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £15,797 to £16,435 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Grade 3 £15,797 (point 4) to £16,435 (point 6) per annum – actual salary

35 hours per week, term time only contract (39 weeks per academic year)


The Role

We are seeking to appoint a Receptionist to provide a responsive and professional service, managing both internal and external calls at the school. The post holder will act as front of house contact for all visitors to the school, deal with incoming/outgoing post, and,will undertake other general office duties, as and when required.

The role will be subject to completion of a successful 6 month probationary period. 

What we’re looking for

The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills, a can do attitude and be able to cope under pressure.  This is a customer facing role and therefore you must be well presented and have a passion for great customer service.  We are seeking candidates who have experience in a similar role and who are competent in Word, Outlook and Excel.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as a member of a highly committed and talented team where collaboration and teamwork are essential.  We are looking for enthusiastic, committed, staff who will go the extra mile.  

The School

Manchester Health Academy opened in September 2009 and is sponsored by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. In September 2010 the Academy moved into a £20 million state-of-the-art building and to accommodate a growing student population we have just completed a further £10 million expansion project. Rated by Ofsted in April 2015 as a good school, with many outstanding features, we are now embarking on the next stage of our journey to outstanding and are looking for exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition. 

Why work for us?

In return, we will promise you a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and encouraged to take a leading role in the development of the Academy vision and strategy. You will also have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Additional benefits to working at MHA

- Excellent local government pension scheme

- Free parking

- Free use of the community gym facilities

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- 10 minute commute to city centre


Application Form

Completed application forms are to be emailed by the closing date/time to: Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Closing date: Thursday 18 July 2019 – 9 am

Interviews:  Wednesday 7 August 2019

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We therefore follow safer recruitment procedures and successful candidates are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other pre-employment checks.

More about Manchester Health Academy (MHA)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Moor Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M23 9BP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 998 3992
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