Receptionist and Administrative Assistant, North Yorkshire

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King James's SchoolNorth Yorkshire

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £8,437.81 actual (£9.03 per hour)
Contract term: Permanent

Receptionist and Administrative Assistant 

Term Time Only (including Training Days) 

21 hours per week. NYB05, scp 16 

£8,437.81 actual (£9.03 per hour)

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, professional and supportive front of house person for this crucial role working in the school reception area. You will have excellent administrative skills and will be part of the school’s highly committed administration team. You must be able to offer exceptional customer service. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to work flexibly, have excellent communication skills and an impressive talent for multi-tasking. This post affords an excellent opportunity to work with a small, highly motivated team to establish an outstanding welcome to our students, staff and visitors.  

Previous office, reception or customer service experience is essential, with good knowledge of MS Office so that you are able to support areas of the school with timely and accurate administrative support. You will be organised, professional and a team player with the ability to deal with confidential and sometimes sensitive information. 

Your working hours would be Monday to Thursday, 12.15pm – 4.30pm and Friday 12.15pm – 4.15pm. In return we offer a competitive salary and access to a contributory local pension scheme.   

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS disclosure and approved references are required for this post.   

For further details please refer to our 'Applicant Info Pack' (Candidate Information). Completed applications must be submitted via email to:

and be received by: Friday 23rd March 2018, 10.00am.  

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 27th March 2018.  

Please note that CVs are not accepted.

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More about King James's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: King James Road, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 8EB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1423 866061
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King James’s School is a highly successful, mixed comprehensive school at the heart of the community, catering for students aged 11-18.  We are dedicated to helping children develop into confident, sensitive and responsible adults who are ...