Temporary P/T School Receptionist - Immediate Start

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

TITLE: Temporary P/T School Receptionist - Immediate Start

LOCATION: Bridgwater, Somerset


HOURS: 8:00am till 4:30pm, Wednesday - Friday (opportunity to work 4 days if this is a preference)

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

  • Temporary candidate of the month award

  • Temporary candidate lunches/treats

  • Regular pay reviews

  • Online timesheets

  • A dedicated consultant as an additional layer of support

THE ROLE: We are seeking a well-organised and professional Receptionist to join a welcoming and friendly school in Bridgwater who are very passionate about providing the best support to their students. As you will be the first point of contact over the telephone and in person you must possess excellent customer service skills and be able to provide a caring and empathetic service. This is a temporary, term time role starting W/C Monday 13th March until Friday 21st July therefore you must be available immediately to be considered for this role.


  • Answering calls and taking messages

  • Meeting and greeting visitors, parents, careers and students

  • Ticking off registers and logging on the system

  • Administering medication to students

  • Booking breakfast and afterschool club and assisting with any home enquiries

  • Inputting data into the school system and spreadsheets

  • Other duties to ensure smooth running of the reception desk

The successful candidate must have prior receptionist or administration experience, 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