Receptionist/Admin Assistant

Woodlands School, Basildon

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Job Ref No. ECC4431-89S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Band 2 point 11 to 16
Position Start Date: 01/07/2017 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 02/06/2017 Midday Date of Interviews: TBA  

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We require a Receptionist,someone who isspecialthat can cheerfully and efficiently welcome visitors to the school reception and deal with parent, pupil and staff enquiries. The post is offered for 37 hours per week 7.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday during term time only plus 5 non pupil days.

The successful candidate must have excellent inter-personal skills and be capable of remaining cheerful, calm and understanding at all times. It will also be crucial that these qualities are extended to answering our busy switchboard. The ability to Multi-task is essential.

There will be a range of administrative tasks to be undertaken on a regular daily and weekly basis, which will require the holder of the post to be capable of setting their own priorities in order to cope with required deadlines.

Further details on this post and an application form are available from Jan Fennelly HR Manager, by phone, email to, Alternatively apply on line at

Information about the School

Every pupil has access to a fully inclusive and appropriately challenging curriculum, which is taught by highly qualified and outstanding teachers in wonderful facilities. Pupils learn in a safe and thriving environment which is conducive to each and every one making outstanding progress, ensuring they have high aspirations for their own success. This has been recognised by our OFSTED report and we are very proud of this acknowledgement “Through their relentless insistence on raising standards, leaders have created a culture where staff and pupils strive to achieve.” We provide opportunities for all pupils to engage, enjoy and excel both in the classroom and in the wider community. Pupils understand the importance of having excellent social skills which will guide them in developing a strong moral purpose. Our pupils will pursue excellence and seize opportunities that will support them through their educational journey.

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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Contact Information

Simon Cox
Woodlands Approach
Kingswood, Basildon
Essex, SS16 5BA
Telephone: 01268 282146

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