Temporary Part Time School Receptionist - Immediate Start

  • Location
    Taunton, Somerset
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
    Temporary contract
  • Salary
  • OrganizationType

TITLE: Temporary Part Time School Receptionist - Immediate Start

LOCATION: Taunton, Somerset

HOURLY RATE: £10.78 per hour

HOURS: Monday - Friday, 12:30pm till 4:30pm

BENEFITS: We would love for you to join us as a temporary candidate. Temping for Office Angels comes with some great perks including…

  • Weekly pay

  • Access to Boost - our exclusive platform with discounts on hundreds of retailers, a wellbeing hub with recipes, an exercise area and a mindfulness section with blogs & videos

  • Direct access to Able Futures - Mental health support for people in work

  • Eye Care Vouchers

  • Pension Scheme

  • Regular pay reviews

  • Temporary candidate of the month award

  • Temporary candidate lunches/treats

  • Online timesheets

  • A dedicated consultant as an additional layer of support

THE ROLE: We are seeking an enthusiastic and well organised Receptionist to join a friendly and welcoming team, who are very passionate about providing the best support to their students. This is an important role as you will be the first point of contact for visitors, parents and students, face to face and over the telephone. This is a temporary role starting immediately therefore you must be available immediately or on a short notice period, there is an opportunity this role may become permanent for the right candidate.


  • Answering calls and taking messages

  • Meeting and greeting visitors, students and parents

  • Inputting data into the school system and spreadsheets

  • Distributing post to correct staff members

  • Assisting parents and careers with queries

  • Booking meetings and diary management

  • Filing, scanning, and archiving

The successful candidate must have prior receptionist or administration skills, ideally within an educational setting as you will be required to have an understanding of the importance of safeguarding. You will need to be computer literate along with having a confident and polite telephone manner, high attention to detail and strong communication skills.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS will be required prior to commencing employment. If you have a recent DBS or are subscribed to the update service this would be desirable, however a full DBS check can be completed prior to the role commencing.

This role is starting immediately so please don't delay applying. You can apply online or send your CV to Nicole.chipperfield@office-angels.com, alternatively you can contact the team on 01823 285440.

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Catherine Knight