Reception and Administrative Officer (Term Time Only Plus 3 Weeks), Coventry West Midlands

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Blue Coat School & Music CollegeCoventry West Midlands

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Start date: July 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Scale 3 (£18,426 - £19,554) Actual Salary £16,961 - £18,000
Contract term: Permanent

Blue Coat is a successful and oversubscribed school in the heart of the city of Coventry.

The school was graded ‘Outstanding’ in its SIAMS inspection and ‘Good’ by Ofsted in June 2016 and continues to perform exceptionally well academically.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and confident person to join the school’s team of support staff. You will effectively manage reception; welcome visitors, handle the school switchboard, deal with pupil enquiries and provide an excellent front of house service to staff, pupils and visitors. The role will also involve assisting with clerical support for school trips, school events and other administration duties as required.

We are looking for someone who:

• Has exceptional communication skills, tact and patience

• Has confidence in meeting people and dealing with students and visitors

• Is able to remain calm, efficient and positive under pressure

• Has excellent administration skills, time management and can prioritise workloads

• Is flexible and can adapt to changing situations in this very demanding role

• Has a good level of knowledge and understanding of ICT and software packages

• Has experience of using SIMS. (Desirable but full training will be given)

• Has a First Aid Certificate or is willing to be trained.

The post offers excellent conditions of service and the opportunity to join a committed, forward thinking team of support staff.  Full training will be given to the successful candidate.

Application form and details are available on our website or email for further details.

Closing Date: 9am Tuesday 18 June 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 25 June 2019

Please email your application to

Job-share may be considered on a mornings/afternoons worked basis only

Please specify in your application if you would like to be considered on a full time or job-share basis.

Blue Coat Church of England School and Music College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer of employment to the above post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

More about Blue Coat School & Music College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Terry Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 2BA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 24 7622 3542