Receptionist/Administrative Assistant, Sheffield

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King Edward VII SchoolSheffield
Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible. Post is temporary initially until Christmas 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £15,523-£17,372 pro rata
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant  

Grade 3 scp 12 – 17 £15,523 – 17,372 pro rata  

Term time: 30 hours per week to be worked over 4 days x 39 weeks per year 

Monday to Thursday Hours: 8.00 am to 4pm with 30 minute break 

This post is temporary initially -  until Christmas 2018

Required as soon as possible  

King Edward VII is seeking to appoint an experienced person to provide a reception service and administrative support in our busy Upper School office.  The successful candidate will be required to provide an efficient reception service for the School and be the first point of contact for students, parents and visitors.  They will also be required to support the Administration team by undertaking general administrative tasks including word-processing, data entry, filing, mail distribution and photocopying.    

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate exceptional communication and interpersonal skills as interaction with parents, visitors, students and staff will be a daily part of the role.  They should also possess an ability to work flexibly and under pressure. Applicants must have a good working knowledge of the whole suite of Microsoft Office software and be comfortable using Word and Excel extensively. We use SIMS as our main management information software and whilst familiarity with this piece of software is not essential the successful candidate must be able to learn quickly as they will use this central source of management information on a daily basis.   

King Edward VII School is a thriving, over-subscribed school, with a diverse intake.  It is a stimulating place in which to work, offering many opportunities to students and staff alike. The School enjoys an excellent reputation and sees the calibre of its staff as a key strength.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to show this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete Criminal Records Disclosure forms in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.    

Please note: Only applications on the standard Sheffield LA application form will be considered. For further details please contact Jo Jackson at                               Closing date: 12 noon Friday 26 January 2018

Job location

More about King Edward VII School
Address: Glossop Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2PW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 114 266 2518