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School Receptionist / Administrator

Talbot Heath SchoolBournemouth

Talbot Heath School are seeking to appoint a friendly and professional receptionist who is well presented and articulate for our front of house role in the school reception area. 

As the first point of contact for our many visitors, it is essential that we appoint someone who is able to deal with varied enquiries in person, on the phone and via email whilst working in a fast paced school environment. Duties also include being responsible for monitoring pupil attendance, dealing with all incoming and outgoing post and general office administration.

Working Hours are 40 hours a week during term time

8.15am – 5.15pm Monday- Friday 

30 hours a week during school holiday times

The successful candidate will have the ability to work flexibly, have excellent communication skills and an impressive talent for multi-tasking.  Previous receptionist/administration experience is essential, with good knowledge of ICT systems including MS Word and Excel, with previous school based experience being desirable.

Closing Date :  9th December 2021

Talbot Heath is an independent girls’ school for ages 3-18 set in pleasant grounds in Bournemouth, with an outstanding academic record.

As an employee you will enjoy the benefits of working in a peaceful woodland setting, yet only a short distance from the busy town centre, free on site parking, reduced membership to local health club plus other staff benefits.

If you require any further information, please contact 

Mrs D Flynn, Tel:  01202 761881 or email 


Talbot Heath School is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Tis evidence most be produced at the interview stage of the process.

Talbot Heath School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and has an Equal Opportunity Policy.  The successful applicant will require an Enhanced DBS check. 

This position will involve regular contact with children and therefore is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exemptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. It is an offence to apply for this role if barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Talbot Heath is a registered charity (number 283708) existing to provide high quality education for children.

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