Receptionist and Administrator, Tower Hamlets

Closing date:Expiring soon

Canary Wharf College CrossharbourTower Hamlets

Date posted:
Start date: October 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

Hours: 42.5 hours per week 

Responsible to:  PR, Marketing & Administration Manager and School Head

Contract term: Full Time, All Year Round

Purpose of the post: This is a multi-faceted role to be the School Administrator and Receptionist for the Secondary school of this vibrant Multi Academy Trust. Please see attached job description for more information.

About Canary Wharf College Crossharbour: Opened in September 2016, Canary Wharf College Secondary is a new 11-18 School which currently has Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9. The school will grow each year as a new cohort join until we reach full capacity. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing school with an innovative and unique educational vision. 

The college ethos: To live, share and celebrate the love of learning in a Christian environment whilst welcoming those of other faiths and cultures.

An opportunity has arisen for a School Receptionist and Administrator to join our friendly, hard-working Administration Team. The School Receptionist and Administrator will need strong interpersonal skills to help coordinate school events and develop relationships with both internal and external stakeholders including parents. This role will suit a highly motivated, organised individual with an understanding of policies and procedures relating to safeguarding, health & safety, confidentiality and data protection. Experience of working in a school environment and using SIMs is essential.

Within this role you will be responsible for:

• Running the school office and reception desk alone

• Maintaining and updating the SIMS database

• Recording Attendance

• Meeting and greeting school visitors

• Answering the telephone and directing calls accordingly

• Responding to emails

• Preparing weekly newsletter 

• Dealing with Admissions queries

• Manage school calendar

• Dealing with general enquiries from students, staff, parents and members of the public

• Ordering stationery

• Any other ad hoc admin duties

To be considered for this position, you will have previous SIMs experience, excellent customer service and IT skills with outstanding written and spoken English.

A smart appearance alongside a confident, professional telephone manner and excellent organisation skills are also required.

To apply for this role please complete the online TES application form including your full work experience and education information. Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and references.

More about Canary Wharf College Crossharbour
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Secondary Campus, 7 Selsdon Way, London, E14 9GL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 3383 6100
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