Receptionist/Administrator - The Ridgeway Primary School

The Ridgeway Primary SchoolReading

Permanent - 25 hours (term time only)
Monday – Friday 11.00am-4.00pm
Required as soon as possible

The Ridgeway is a nurturing and friendly school situated within a diverse community in South Reading, with enthusiastic, happy pupils who enjoy learning and a committed and highly motivated team.

We are looking for a professional, patient and friendly individual to work in our busy school office, acting as ‘the face’ of The Ridgeway and dealing with pupil, parent/carer and visitor queries in person or on the telephone.

There will be additional administrative tasks to carry out daily, under the direction of the Office Manager.

In order to support this position and to secure excellent outcomes for our families, we can offer ongoing training and professional development.

We are looking for a team-player who:
-  demonstrates a nurturing and inclusive approach to all children and their families;
-  can build positive relationships with children, colleagues, professionals and parents;
-  can maintain a calm, professional manner under pressure;
-  is able to prioritise daily workload and ask for help if required;
-  can work flexibly alongside the admin team and support others when required.

Visits to the school are welcomed.  Please call 0118 937 5530 or email for an application pack, job description and person specification.  Visit our website to find out more about the school -

Closing date:                Sunday 26th September 2021
Interview date:            Flexible

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

The Ridgeway Primary School is committed to inclusion and equity.  We welcome talented applicants from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Reading Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities. We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is the key to our success.

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