Temp School Reception (27.5 Hours)

Role: Temporary School Receptionist


Location: Bradford


Contract: Temporary - Ongoing


Salary: £9 - £9.50 per hour


Hours: 9.30am - 3.30pm Monday to Friday


Benefits: Term Time only, free parking



Are you an experienced Receptionist and Administrator who is looking for a term time only position to start in September 2020. Do you have the dedication to support a busy School Reception as they start a new Academic Year? Are you quick to learn and adapt? Then this role could be for you!



Based in Bradford, this busy Secondary School is looking for ongoing term temporary cover starting 3rd September 2020 and ending at the end of the term in December. Due to the many changes surrounding schools over the past months, they are looking for someone who can jump in a hit the ground running while move forward in these changing times.



Ideally, applicants will have previous school admin/reception experience, an Enhanced DBS and a knowledge of SIMS to be considered for this post, however our client may consider applicants from other industries should they have relevant transferable skills.

Duties and responsibilities:



  • Taking incoming calls and dealing with queries; taking messages and transferring calls to wider departments

  • Admitting all visitors and staff and ensuring they sign in/out and issuing passes

  • Liaising with wider staff regarding visitors

  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post, signing for deliveries and operating the franking machine

  • Operating relevant equipment/IT packages e.g. Word, Excel, databases, spreadsheets, internet, SIMS, ParentPay and RS Connect Ed

  • General ad hoc admin duties as required by staff

  • Assisting with student welfare duties by liaising with staff and parents

  • Operating a suitable emergency evacuation procedure relevant to the front entrance of the school

  • Updating student change of details i.e. change of telephone number/address (liaise with Data Manager/Administrator/Attendance Officer)

  • Ensuring the reception area is kept tidy and presentable at all times



Experience required:



  • The successful applicant will ideally have previous School Administration and or Reception experience with knowledge of the SIMS system

  • Ability to work in a busy office environment and remain calm under pressure

  • Strong administration and organisational skills

  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills as this post involves liaison with teaching staff, students and parents

  • Experience using Excel and MS Office packages is essential

  • A full and enhanced DBS check will need to be carried out for the successful applicant



This role will be ideal for candidates based in Bradford, Birkenshaw, Cleckheaton, Birstall, and surrounding areas.


Working as a temp is an ideal way of exploring different job roles and industries. It's also gives you control of your own work/life balance. Here are just some of the benefits you can expect when you become part of the Office Angels team:



  • Employed directly with Office Angels, meaning we're always on hand to ensure you're being well looked after

  • Access to discount vouchers with many high street brands

  • Eye care vouchers and money towards glasses should you require them for VDU purposes

  • We can search for permanent work whilst you're in assignments and offer expert interview support and advice

  • Weekly pay

  • Pension scheme option (with employer contributions)

  • 28 days paid annual leave (Based on a weekly accrual)

  • Statutory Sick Pay in the unfortunate event you find yourself under the weather

  • Access to our assistance programme that provides free, confidential and independent advice on a range of issues including grief, stress and legal issues

  • Should you wish to pursue a different career path, we have several sister businesses which cover almost every sector and specialism


We're proud to say our consultants are experts in recruitment and are more than happy to discuss the benefits in more detail; please contact your local Office Angels branch for further information.


If you have the necessary experience and you would like to apply for this role, please submit your details online for consideration.



You will be contacted within 48 hours if your details have been shortlisted for this role. If you have not heard from us within this time frame, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.



Office Angels is an Equal Opportunities Employer.



If you have previous school Admin / Reception experience and you would like to apply please submit your CV for consideration. You will be contacted within 48 hours if you have shortlisted for this role.



Office Angels is an Equal Opportunities employer.



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