Receptionist, Peterborough

Closing date:

City of Peterborough AcademyPeterborough
Date posted:
Start date: Immediate start available
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,007 - £18,672 per annum (£14,472 - £15,889 pro rata)
Contract term: Maternity Cover

 Ref: 18-19/CPA/30843

37 hours a week, term time only (39 weeks)


About the role:

You can expect to support the office team in a range of administrative and clerical duties. You will also be the first point of contact for parent/carers, will deal with incoming and outgoing communications, handle messages, administer first aid, compile data and create and maintain databases and other computerised systems. You will form part of a friendly team so you must be able to build relationships.  .  


About You:

To be successful, you will be confident, able to multi task, ‘think on your feet’ and have experience of providing a professional administration service in an educational setting with a strong understanding of safeguarding procedures. 


As you will be based at reception and because first impressions really do count, you must possess excellent communication, customer service and literacy skills and be able to demonstrate an ability to quickly develop a working knowledge of policies and systems. You should be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, have experience in working with data and have the ability to effectively organise, prioritise and remain calm under pressure. 


About us:

The City of Peterborough Academy aims to ensure that every pupil receives the best education possible in a positive and calm learning environment enabling self and mutual respect to develop.  The academy, which is supported by the Greenwood Academies Trust, has made substantial improvements in achievement, teaching, behaviour and leadership. 


In return:

We offer a fantastic working environment and extensive benefits for staff including a generous pension scheme, no claims bonus protection scheme, tax efficient child care vouchers, continuous CPD and opportunities for career progression.  As this role is only required to work in term time only, it also offers the opportunity for a great work-life balance.  Continuous service will be honoured for candidates moving from local authorities. 


If you have a friendly and helpful outlook and enjoy working with both adults and children, we want to hear from you. 

This role is term time only therefore this is reflected in the pro rata salary.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced DBS with Barred List check.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.



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