Receptionist, Kidbrooke, London

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Thomas Tallis SchoolKidbrooke, London

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Position: Receptionist 

School: Thomas Tallis School 

Start Date ASAP 

Salary: APTEC Scale 4 Point 18-21 (£19,917 - £21,984)  

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a successful, over-subscribed and expanding school?   Thomas Tallis is a flourishing and popular school situated in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. In 2011 it moved to a new £52m building with state of the art facilities and infrastructure.  There are currently 1850 pupils on the school role and the intake is fully comprehensive from Years 7 to 13, with over 500 students in the thriving 6th Form.  

At Thomas Tallis we aim to provide young people with an ‘education to understand the world and change it for the better’.  We strive for excellence in all that we do underpinned by our four core values of creativity, community, engagement and challenge.  

The school is seeking to appoint a part time receptionist during term-time only from 08.30 to 15.00, to support the reception team of this very large comprehensive school.  We are looking for an organised, enthusiastic and professional individual to work in our reception area to represent ‘front of house’ at our school.  

The role involves working with all staff and students and therefore we would be looking for someone who is able to work under pressure and cope with the many challenges that the department face on a daily basis.    

What we are looking for:

Previous experience of working in a school environment advantageous however not essential as training will be provided.

Patience and flexibility, together with good time management and excellent communication, interpersonal and ICT skills.    

The successful applicant will have the ability to provide a professional customer focussed ‘front of house’ and be able to respond proactively to queries via email, telephone and face to face.  Excellent customer service skills, high levels of initiative, attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task are essential elements of this role.  

This is a great opportunity to join a school that is building on its already successful results and reputation, and is committed to becoming an outstanding school and centre of excellence. 

The new building and facilities only add to the excitement and energy already at the school. All candidates will be subject to full Safer Recruitment procedures as laid down by the DfE.  

If you are interested in applying for this position then please contact Loretta D’Souza for an application pack on or visit our website:  

Closing date: 12.00 pm Thursday 22 February 2018

Interview date: Thursday 1 March 2018

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More about Thomas Tallis School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kidbrooke Park Road, Blackheath, London, SE3 9PX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8856 0115
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