Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

The Phoenix Primary School & Nursery, Basildon
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Job Ref No. ECC3782-159 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 2 Point 3
Position Start Date: 01/11/2021 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/10/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: 18 October 2021  

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Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, confident and efficient Receptionist to work in our busy School Office. The main pupose of this position is to be the first point of contact to parents and visitors and to provide an effective and efficient clerical and welfare support to the school. Applicants will require a confident and friendly manner, be a great team player, have the ability to work to deadlines and remain calm under pressure. Excellent IT skills and strong interpersonal skills are a must, as is a good sense of humour! Previous school experience, inclusive of SIMS is desirable.

The successful applicant will:-

  • be educated to GCSE A-C or above in English & Maths
  • have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • have an ability to show initiative and work independently efficiently
  • have strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise effectively
  • have excellent IT skills in Word and Excel

We can offer:-

  • An Outstanding School
  • Staff who are committed to high quality teaching and learning
  • Supportive and engaged governors, parents and local community
  • Pupils who are friendly, polite and keen to learn
  • Continued professional development

Application packs are also available from the School Office.

The Phoenix Primary School & Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to safer recruitment procedures including satisfactory references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Mrs Cheryl King
The Phoenix Primary School & Nursery
Leinster Road
Laindon, Basildon
Essex, SS15 5NQ
Telephone: 01268 543664

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