Receptionist/Administrator, Manchester

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Loreto High SchoolManchester

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Start date: 15th October 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3 £17,173 pro rata to 39 weeks
Contract term: Permanent


Term Time plus 1 week to include Staff Training Days  

Start Date:  Monday 22nd October 2018 

Grade: 3 

Hours:  35 hours per week 8am to 4pm Monday to Thursday (half hour for lunch)  8am to 1.30pm Friday. (half hour for lunch) 

Deadline:  12pm on Monday 24th September 2018

Interview: Week commencing 1st October 2018 

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.  Loreto High 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.  

The Governing Body are seeking an enthusiastic School Receptionist to join our busy administration team.  The successful candidate will be the first point of contact for the School dealing with all visitors, pupils and staff and providing excellent customer care. 

Duties will include  

• Reception duties including: welcoming visitors and dealing with security arrangements.  Answering and fielding calls, taking messages, dealing with enquiries on the phone, face to face and via email, dealing with deliveries and assisting with enquiries 

• Managing fire registers

• Data input on the School Management System 

• Producing letters, emails and other documents

• 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 are 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.  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. 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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