Front of House (Receptionist/Administrator), Barnet

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King Alfred SchoolBarnet

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24-26,000 pa
Contract term: Permanent

Term time only (8am – 4pm)

We are looking for a professional, welcoming and organised Receptionist/Administrator to manage a busy Front of House at a friendly independent school in North London. 

Key responsibilities will be:

  • Managing an efficient and effective Front of House service including managing the switchboard, photocopiers and photocopying, postal and franking services, and ensuring that the front of house is clean and tidy.
  • Implementing Front of House security and safeguarding procedures, including the access control systems, the safe management of road crossings and vehicle entry and exit.
  • Supporting School events, playing a lead front facing role.
  • Line managing the Security Officer and playing a key role in the Estates management team. 

Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills, and be a strong organiser with the ability to multi-task.

Please see the attached job description for the details of the duties involved in this role, as well as a person specification of our ideal candidate. 

If you share our vision and are a reflective, hard-working, and forward-thinking professional, we would very much like to hear from you.  

Closing date: 9am, Monday 2 September 2019

To apply for this role please send a CV and covering letter to 

For further details about this role, or if you would like a tour of the school, please contact Zah Rasul, Head of Operations (Estates) at the same email address above from 1 August 2019.

All members of the King Alfred School community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. 

More about King Alfred School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: 149 North End Road, London, NW11 7HY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8457 5200
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King Alfred School is a small, friendly, independent, co-educational child-centred school. We accept pupils from age 4 to 18; the school is strictly non-denominational embracing a wide ability range. Classes are unusually small and pastoral care is v...