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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Receptionist to join Bernwode Schools Trust as soon as possible.  This is a permanent position of 37 hours per week for 39 weeks per year. The starting salary will be Grade 5, point 5, currently £18,795 pro rata per annum (£16,120.33 for the contracted hours and weeks). The position is based at The Cooper School but the successful candidate will be expected to work across all of the Bernwode Schools Trust sites.

The working hours are:

8am to 4pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

8am to 3.45pm on Wednesdays and Fridays

We offer:

  • competitive salary;
  • an excellent pension scheme;
  • regular training opportunities;
  • friendly and supportive colleagues;
  • a vibrant and diverse environment where everyone is valued.

We are seeking a customer-focused, adaptable and efficient School Receptionist with strong interpersonal skills to act as a first point of contact for customers phoning, emailing and visiting the School. We are looking for someone who is proactive, and can offer professional administrative support to colleagues. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • A good standard of education including English at GCSE level or equivalent.
  • Experience of working in a similar role in a secondary school.
  • Customer care experience.
  • Computer literacy across Microsoft products.
  • Experience of or an aptitude to learn Google Apps for Education
  • Good communication (written and oral) and organisational skills.
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • The ability to multi-task.

For more information regarding the position please contact the Human Resources team by email recruitment@bernwodeschoolstrust.co.uk.  Further details are available by following the links below.

Bernwode Schools Trust have the right to interview and appoint at any time throughout this recruitment process.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

Applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

Bernwode Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding children. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly CRB) in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

Please click here for details of the Academy’s policies relating to the Employment of Ex-Offenders and the Secure Storage, Handling, Use, Retention and Disposal of Disclosure and Barring Certificates and Disclosure information.

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BST Support Application 2019 10th Dec 2019 Download
09032020 Receptionist revised 19th Mar 2020 Download

Job SpecificationBack

Position
Admin Assistant/Receptionist
Subject
Receptionist
Salary
Grade 5
Start Date
ASAP
Closing Date
Job Reference
REC003
Location
Churchill Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 4RS

Any Questions?

For further information about this vacancy please contact us using Ref: REC003.

Human Resources

Job SpecificationBack

Position
Admin Assistant/Receptionist
Subject
Receptionist
Salary
Grade 5
Start Date
ASAP
Closing Date
Job Reference
REC003
Location
Churchill Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 4RS

Any Questions?

For further information about this vacancy please contact us using Ref: REC003.

Human Resources