Receptionist, Wigan

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The Deanery Church of England High School and Sixth Form CollegeWigan

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £14,924 - £16,603
Contract term: Permanent

Do you want to work in a forward-looking, successful 11-18 Church of England High School & 6th Form College?  

Required as soon as possible: An exciting opportunity has arisen to join this well-established Church of England 11-18 school, which has long been held in high regard by the local community.  The Governors are looking to appoint a personable, friendly and confident ‘Director of First Impressions’ to represent the school in a professional manner.  You will be the first point of contact for our visitors and have the ability to build excellent relationships.  The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a school or similar environment.  

The successful candidate will: 

o Be the first point of contact for the school, dealing with all callers and visitors in a warm, polite and tactful manner 

o Ensure that the front of house runs efficiently and effectively and is presentable and welcoming at all times  

What are we looking for in you?  

To be successful you will:  

o Be organised, able to multitask, work flexibly and have a ‘can do’ approach to work, as no two days are the same 

o Assist the school with a wide variety of administrative tasks, requiring a good level of IT skills 

o Be a first aider (training will be provided) 

o Support our culture and ethos that is fully inclusive and sets the highest expectations.   

In return we can offer: 

o A vibrant, hardworking and committed staff. 

o Well motivated pupils and supportive parents

o A distinctive Christian ethos

o A new school building completed September 2017

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a school that rewards hard work, that truly values staff and that can provide exciting career opportunities.    Applications are invited from candidates able to uphold the Christian ethos of the school.  The post is covered by the Protection of Children Act and is therefore subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure as well as to satisfactory medical clearance.  The Governing Body is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.    

Completed applications should be returned to: Mrs Tracy Wogan, HR & Admin Manager

T: 01942 597501 E:  

Closing date: Monday 12th November 2018 – 12 noon.  

o The progress made by the majority of pupils currently in the school is improving strongly and rapidly.  Their progress is now good. 

o Teaching is good.  Teachers are knowledgeable about their subjects and most provide suitable stretch and challenge for pupils. 

o Pupils have positive attitudes to learning.  They take pride in their work and behave well in lessons and at social times. 

Ofsted 2016

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More about The Deanery Church of England High School and Sixth Form College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Frog Lane, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1HQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 768801
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