School Receptionist/Administration Assistant, Portsmouth

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St John's CollegePortsmouth
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Approximately £12,500 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

St John’s College, Southsea seeks to appoint an appropriately qualified/experienced and enthusiastic full-time, term-time only (plus 2 weeks) School Receptionist/Administration Assistant. Previous experience of working in a school environment would be an advantage, but is not essential.  A good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office Applications is required.  

This post is full-time working 5 days a week (generally working either 8.00am – 4.30pm or 8.30am – 5.00pm), term-time only (plus 2 weeks). The successful candidate will be expected to play a full part in the life of this busy day and boarding school. They will also be fully and actively supportive of the Christian ethos of the school. 

Further details and an application pack can be obtained from the school’s website: or from the Bursar’s PA (by email: or by phone: 023 9281 5118).  

Informal visits to the school prior to application are welcome.   

Closing date for Applications – Wednesday 20th September, 9am  

Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 27th September.  

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. An offer of employment is conditional on receipt of satisfactory references as well as a prohibition check and an Enhanced Certificate issued by the Disclosure Barring Service.

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