Clerical Officer/Receptionist, Sheffield

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King Ecgbert SchoolSheffield
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3 (pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

Clerical Officer/Receptionist

Commencement Date:  As soon as possible 

Salary: Grade 3: pro rata  

Hours: 37 hours per week/at least 39 weeks per year (work out of term time is negotiable) Applications for a job share are welcome 

Mercia Learning Trust is a growing multi-academy trust which currently includes 2 secondary and 3 primary schools. Our mission is to provide an outstanding education for pupils from 0-19. We are passionate that all our pupils should see their time at school as happy and fulfilling, with their potential developed to the utmost. Our approach is founded on partnership working, binding together our school, parents and their communities. 

We are currently looking to recruit a high calibre Clerical Officer/Receptionist to our existing team.  In this role you will: 

• Be a first point of contact for all visitors to the school; able to deal with queries and/or  signpost to the relevant staff in school 

• Work as part of a team of support staff in providing a high level of clerical and administrative support to the school. 

• Be a team player who shows initiative, meets deadlines and has a flexible and adaptable approach   

The ideal candidate will be: 

Organised and conscientious; 

A good communicator; able to build good relationships with students and their families as well as regular visitors;

Able to deal sensitively and discreetly with a wide range of people; 

Flexible and able to work to deadline and under pressure.

King Ecgbert School is a highly successful and Ofsted recognised ‘Outstanding’ school which provides a first class education for over 1300 students aged from 11 to 18.   We are looking for staff who are enthusiastic and are keen to make a difference.  This is an exciting time to join the Mercia Learning Trust, with the Trust recently becoming sponsor of the new Mercia School, currently under construction in Sheffield.  We hope that our recruitment pack and website provides you with plenty of information about us.  However, should you require any additional information, or would like an informal discussion/visit, please contact us on 0114 235 3855 or email  

Full details are available on the school website:  

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 24 April 2018

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