Receptionist, Somerset

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Buckler's Mead AcademySomerset
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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 14 (£15,641 per annum starting salary)
Contract term: Permanent

Required for September 2019

(37 hours per week – term time only + 5 additional days)

Grade 14 (£15,641 per annum starting salary)

An excellent opportunity for an energetic, resilient person who enjoys a variety of tasks and challenges to join our very busy main office.  

Working hours are 8 am – 4 pm Monday to Friday (3.30 pm on Fridays).  

Confidentiality and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office are essential for this role.

Duties will include reception, answering the telephone and dealing with enquiries from parents, staff, students and members of the public, word processing and general admin duties, incoming and outgoing mail.  The Receptionist will also be required to act as Deputy First Aider. Knowledge of SIMs would be an advantage but training will be provided.

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to work in a successful academy, the full support of a dedicated and committed team of staff, a supportive induction programme and ongoing professional development.  In addition to this, all permanent staff appointed to Buckler’s Mead are enrolled in our Health Care package, are entitled to discounted gym membership and are part of a national discount scheme.  The academy is an 8 times ‘Investor in People’ and candidates can be assured of excellent support at all times.  

Buckler’s Mead Academy is a highly inclusive academy in the east of Yeovil, close to the Dorset border.  Our vision as an academy is that all community members are happy, achieve and have high aspirations.  Our job as professionals is to ensure this happens.  All our staff sign up to these aspirations and play a full role in contributing to this vision.  We seek to recruit dedicated and talented staff, highly committed to making a difference.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to references and a full Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Buckler’s Mead Academy is an equal opportunities employer.  The campus is a no smoking site.

If you think this could be the role for you, we would love to hear from you.  Interested candidates should apply in writing to Sara Gorrod, Headteacher using an academy application form and with a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4 paper), giving details of your current experience and suitability for the role.  Further details of the post are available from our website or contact Deborah St Paul, Head’s PA/HR Manager.

Thank you for your interest.  We look forward to receiving your application.

CLOSING DATE: MONDAY 15 JULY 2019 (9.00 am)


More about Buckler's Mead Academy
Address: 1 St John's Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4NH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1935 424454