Receptionist - Term-time plus 4 days, Woking, Surrey

Closing date:

Woking CollegeWoking, Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: December 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: FTE is £17,700 plus £1,004 fringe allowance per annum
Contract term: Permanent

The Role 

The College requires a Receptionist to provide excellent customer service and be the first point of contact to visitors to the College.  This role plays a vital link for students, parents, staff and other stakeholders, and the day-to-day duties will be busy and varied.   We are looking for a candidate with exceptional communication and organisation skills to join our friendly staff in our successful and growing College.       We expect high performance from all our staff, and candidates should demonstrate their ability and suitability to both the role and the culture of the College.

The College reception is staffed from 8.00am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday during term-time (39 weeks per year), and also on GCSE and A level exam results days in August (4 days total).  During term-time, lessons run from 8.45am through to 4.00pm, with various enrichment activities extending the College day.   

Application Information:

Start Date:  December 2018

Salary:   FTE is £17,700 plus £1,004 fringe allowance per annum 

Actual salary £16,394.94 per annum (inclusive of pro rata fringe allowance) for 37 hours per week, term-time (39 weeks per year) plus 4 days    

Hours: 8.00am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday during term-time, plus 4 days over GCSE and A Level results days in August each year 

The College welcomes applications from candidates that may be interested in a part-time role as a job share.  The job share hours will be required to cover the hours indicated in total.  Please indicate in your application the hours you would be interested in for further discussion at interview.

Closing date for applications:  9am, Friday 19 October 2018 

Interviews: to be held on Wednesday 31 October 2018

To Apply:  

Please download the Receptionist Application Pack and click the Apply Now button to access the Application Form (CVs will not be accepted on their own).  

For further information or to return a completed Application Form, please contact:      

Kirsty Crook, Personnel Officer:  email:  direct telno: 01483 227438  Woking College, Rydens Way, Woking, GU22 9DL.   Reception telno: 01483 761036  Website:

Important information:

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointed staff will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. The College is committed to equal opportunities.

The College encourages all candidates to be familiar with Section 1 of the DfE paper on “Keeping Children Safe in Education” September 2018 and the College's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. These documents can be found on the College's Staff Vacancies page, and Policies page.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) the College asks candidates to consider Woking College's Privacy Notice for Job Applicants, which can be found on the Staff Vacancies page of the College’s website. 

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More about Woking College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Rydens Way, Woking, Surrey, GU22 9DL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1483 761036
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