School Receptionist, Sutton

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Cuddington Croft Primary SchoolSutton

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: G3/4 FTE £17,322
Contract term: Permanent

We have a fantastic opportunity for a confident, friendly & flexible individual to join our administration team.  This role can be arranged as a job-share.

The successful candidate will be a friendly, hard-working and motivated individual who will work as part of our administration team taking the role of receptionist in our busy school office. We are seeking an individual with the skill and experience to provide a diverse range of secretarial and administrative duties for the school, and to be the welcoming first point of contact for parents and visitors to the school. When applying for this position, please state your preferred working arrangements:

Working pattern (to be arranged as a job share)

Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 3:30pm

This is a busy and varied role for someone who enjoys working with a diverse range people and has the capacity to remain calm and cope with the sometimes-unexpected nature of day-to-day life in a primary school.

They will be highly organised with good general ICT skills, be able to remain professional when handling confidential material, be an excellent communicator and ideally, have experience of working in a busy office environment within a school setting.

They will also be responsible for providing a professional and friendly point of contact for staff, pupils, parents and visitors to the school, ensuring that all enquiries are dealt with effectively and efficiently.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be approachable, warm and welcoming whilst remaining professional
  • Have highly effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to use a range of web based and computer programmes to carry out administrative tasks
  • Have excellent organisational skills
  • Preferably have prior experience of in working in a school office environment
  • Have a good general level of education

For those of you who are not familiar with the school, Cuddington Croft is a two-form entry primary school catering for 3 to 11 year olds, with just under 500 children on role.  We are very well resourced having the benefit of an indoor swimming pool, a playing field and numerous IT and curriculum based resources.

We can offer:

  • ​A friendly and approachable team of enthusiastic colleagues
  • A supportive ethos where your contributions will be valued
  • Job satisfaction
  • Recognition of previous school continuous service
  • An attractive working environment with excellent facilities, well behaved children and supportive families

We would love you to come and visit us to get a better flavour for life at Cuddington Croft and meet our wonderful children and friendly team! Please contact the school on 020 8642 4325 to arrange an appointment.

Closing date: Monday 11th November

Hours: 35 hours a week, 8.00 am to 3.30 pm, 39 weeks a year (term time only), to be aranged as a job share 

Salary: G3/4 FTE £17,322, Pro Rata actual salary will be reduced based on number of hours worked

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

More about Cuddington Croft Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: West Drive, Cheam, Surrey, SM2 7NA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 86424325
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Cuddington Croft is an all-through 2 Form Surrey Primary School for children aged 3-11 years, including the Nursery Unit. The school is situated in West Drive, Cheam, within a pleasant, residential area in the Borough of Epsom and Ewell. We are signi...