Receptionist and Administrator

Trinity CE High SchoolCentral Manchester

Contract term: Permanent, Full-time, Starting as soon as possible

Contract type: Term-time only + 2 weeks in holiday periods, 35 hours per week

Working hours are 09:00-16:30, with a 30 minute lunch break

Scale: Grade 3, point 4-6 (£18,933-£19,698 FTE), with a pro rata starting salary of £16,631

This is a great opportunity to come and work in our highly rated secondary school in central Manchester. Our school was inspected by Ofsted in January 2014 and was judged to be ‘Outstanding’ in every category and ‘Outstanding’ for overall effectiveness. In 2017, our new Sixth Form was also judged ‘Outstanding’. 

We are now looking to appoint a suitably experienced person to provide an efficient and accurate reception and administrative support to colleagues, visitors and callers and to work effectively with other administrative staff. 


  • The opportunity to join our Outstanding school of 1400 students aged 11-18, supported by a hugely talented, hard-working staff team;  
  • Excellent facilities in new and refurbished buildings;  
  • Enrolment in the Local Government Pension Scheme;  
  • Free parking and use of the school Fitness Suite;  
  • Twenty five days’ holiday, rising to thirty days after five years’ service;  
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme and Cycle to Work Scheme in operation;  
  • Access to Health Assured's 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme;  
  • Staff Wellbeing Fund for initiatives, activities and social events that support staff mental and physical health;  
  • We are a socially inclusive and equal opportunities school and committed to and actively promote equal opportunities for all our students and staff.


  • A desire to help and good communication and interpersonal skills are vital for the reception role - you will be welcoming and helping visitors, answering and directing phone calls and dealing with lots of email enquiries; 
  • The ability to provide a high-level administrative service ensuring confidentiality, accuracy and timely responses; 
  • Well organised and professional with a flexible and positive approach to all aspects and areas of your work, ensuring deadlines are met; 
  • The ability to work well within a team, yet able to work unsupervised utilising your own initiative to prioritise tasks;  
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills, at least equivalent to RQF Level 2, with excellent IT skills. Experience of using Microsoft packages, mailmerge and SIMS would be ideal; 
  • Supportive of the school's excellent staff attendance and punctuality record; 
  • Experience of working in a school environment is desirable but not essential. Training will be provided on safeguarding and school specific IT applications. 

The closing date for applications is 09:00 on Friday 24 September. Interviews are currently scheduled for Friday 01 October. 

CVs will not be considered - please complete the Tes online form. For more information about our school please visit our school website:

Trinity CE High School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The school operates a Safer Recruitment policy. The successful applicant will be subject to appropriate child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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