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Receptionist/Admin Assistant

Receptionist/Admin Assistant
NJC Scale 1c/3 points 14 - 17, £15,955 - £16,781 per annum
36 hours per week, term time + INSET days
Permanent contract
Start date: ASAP

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with a strong administrative background to join our School Office team as a Receptionist / Admin Assistant. The successful candidate will act as a first point of call for all school visitors and callers, welcoming visitors and directing as appropriate, and managing all incoming telephone calls and queries.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working in a busy office environment, combined with meticulous organisation, excellent interpersonal skills, and very strong written and verbal communication. A commitment and passion for working with young people and improving their life chances is essential. Applicants with experience of working in a similar role are strongly encouraged to apply.

Previous experience of working in a school environment is desirable, but is not essential.
For a comprehensive job description and person specification, please refer to the recruitment pack.

How to apply
If you are interested in applying, please download details and the application form below. Completed application forms should be submitted by email to or by post to the HR Department, Greenshaw High School, Grennell Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 3DY. A statement of suitability should be submitted with the application form. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

The closing date for applications is 10am, Tuesday 1st May 2018. Interviews will be held on Friday 4th May 2018. The school reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.

Pre-application visits to our school are encouraged. Please contact to arrange a visit or to request a call back to discuss the role.

Greenshaw High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children therefore appointment to this position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.