Administrator/Receptionist, Manchester

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Loreto High SchoolManchester

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Start date: 6th November 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3 Point 12 pro rata
Contract term: Maternity Cover


Maternity Cover Term Time + 1 week to include Staff Training Days  

Start Date: 6th November 2017 Grade: 3 Point 12 Pro rata 

Hours:  8.30am to 4pm negotiable  

Deadline:  13th October 2017 

Interview: 18th October 2017  

Loreto High School Catholic 11-16 mixed comprehensive school.  Currently there are around 750 pupils on roll.  The school has a strong leadership team and management structure with a focus on raising standards. Loreto High School is part of the international Loreto family of schools and this is a heritage of which we are justly proud.  Our students are wonderful and deserve the very best.   A commitment to help all young people to achieve their potential is expected of all our staff.   

The Governing Body of Loreto High School wish to appoint a Receptionist/Administrator to work as part of our team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for updating our school data base and  provide administrative support and will work operationally alongside PA to Headteacher, SLT, students and their parents and external agencies to promote whole school customer service.

 Duties will include 

 • Updating SIMS, school database

 • Dealing with telephone queries in a proactive manner 

• Reception Cover • Providing an external and internal postal service 

• Assisting with displays around school 

• Deliver First aid to staff and students 

• Support the PA to Headteacher with administrative and organisational duties as directed  

You will have a proven track record of building relationships in a working environment and with the wider community.  You will share our commitment to safeguarding. Candidates who have previous experience of working in a school together with SIMS knowledge preferred.  A non school background will be considered but must be able to demonstrate an administration background with strong customer service skills. Successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS certificate and first aid training if necessary.  

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.  

What you need to do now If you believe you are the right person for this role and wish to apply, please fill in the job application form and return by the deadline date to Visits to the school prior to application are welcomed.  Informal enquiries about the post can be made to Mrs Michelle Pentland, PA to Headteacher at

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More about Loreto High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Nell Lane, Chorlton-cum-hardy, Manchester, Lancashire, M21 7SW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 8819448
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