Receptionist/Administration Assistant, Sandwell

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Sandwell AcademySandwell
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Start date: Required from 29 April 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: circa £5,000
Contract term: Permanent

Sandwell Academy is one of the top performing schools in the Sandwell region. The Academy is annually over-subscribed and a hugely popular destination for students.  We have been ranked Outstanding by Ofsted three times in a row due to the dedication and team spirit of all members for the Academy and the culture of celebrating success.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Experience of working on a busy reception is essential.
  • Previous experience working in a school is desirable, but not essential.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise your own workload whilst working alone or as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills; flexible communication style, including excellent telephone manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills when dealing with parents, carers, children and other external agencies.
  • Highly developed ICT skills including knowledge of office software packages.
  • Ability to handle confidential information. 
  • Loyalty and discretion. 
  • Highly developed organisational skills.
  • Excellent administrative skills.
  • An eye for detail.
  • A dynamic personality including a capacity, drive, passion and energy to succeed.
  • High personal standards.
  • Excellent health and attendance record.

Salary and benefits

Salary circa £5,000

We also offer childcare vouchers, a cycle to work scheme, shopping discounts and use of our state of the art fitness suite. 

An application pack is available to download from our website  

Should you require further information, please call 0121 525 1700 or email:

Closing date: Friday, 22 February 2019.

Sandwell Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children so you will need to take an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. We are committed to promoting Equal Opportunities and therefore only applications submitted on the Academy’s application form will be considered.

Job location

More about Sandwell Academy
Address: Halfords Lane, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 4LG, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 121 525 1700