Receptionist, Didcot

Aureus SchoolDidcot
Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £15,461-£17,489 (FTE)
Contract term: Permanent

Aureus School is a brand new, state of the art STEAM specialist comprehensive 11-16 school that opened on the Great Western Park, Didcot, in September 2017. Our mission is simple: we will strive to educate the whole student so that each individual in our community may ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish’. We are looking to expand our team and are seeking a Receptionist to start with us in September 2018. This role has fixed hours of: Tuesday 8am-5pm, Wednesday 12pm -5pm, Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-1.30pm (27.5 hours).

Core Purpose:

To provide a welcoming and efficient office and reception service to the school and its users

To provide word processing and administration support as required

Key Accountabilities:

Meet and greet visitors, deal with enquiries and ensure that Health & Safety procedures are followed

Respond to student enquiries including late pupils, requests to leave school during the school day and sick pupils, referring to the appropriate first aider or teacher as required

Answer the telephone, taking messages and transferring calls to the appropriate person

Carry out general reception and office duties including word processing, spreadsheets and dealing with incoming and outgoing mail, both paper and electronic

Provide information as required for use by members of staff e.g. class lists 

Maintain the reception area including updating of notice boards and literature

Assist the Administration Team as and when required

Booking meeting rooms

Receive courier parcels and inform relevant department

Send communications to parents /carers

Update and maintain accurate student information on SIMS

Assist with internal and external communications as guided by Office Manager

Accountable to:

Office Manager

GLF Schools expects its employees to work flexibly with the framework of the duties and responsibilities above. This means that the post holder may be expected to carry out work that is not specified in the job profile but which is within the remit of the duties and responsibilities. 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. 


We are passionate about creating a culture of wellbeing where all staff and students are valued and supported so that we can all ‘grow, learn and flourish’.


We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.


We are open to applications from educators seeking flexible roles including part-time, job share and co-leadership responsibilities.

Application Deadline: 24/05/2018

Interview date: 04/06/2018

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