13 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    9 November 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Bucks Pay Range 2. £20,515 - £23,014 f.t.e Actual Salary: £17,393 - £19,511 p.a.

Job summary

Administration Officer – Reception

To start as soon as possible

Salary: Bucks Pay Range 2. £20,515 - £23,014 f.t.e Actual Salary: £17,393 - £19,511 p.a.

Contract: Permanent

Hours per week: 37.5 hours

Working weeks per year: 39 weeks (term time plus INSET days) NB Successful candidates will be expected to work one day in the Summer Holiday on Results Day.

Holiday Entitlement: 5.087 weeks paid holiday entitlement per year

We are seeking an experienced person with excellent interpersonal and administrative skills to take on the role of Administration Officer - Reception at this 11-18 selective school. We have a long history of providing superb education to our 1350 students.

All our support staff play a key role in enabling that to happen, by contributing to the forward thinking and innovative culture of the school.

The postholder will play a key role in being the first point of contact for all stakeholders contacting or visiting the school, ensuring they receive excellent customer service and gaining a positive impression of the school, whilst assisting in the efficient administration of the school.

Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate confidently but respectfully with the public.

Competent & flexible use of IT (the school uses Google) is essential, as is the ability to meet deadlines, handle a variety of tasks at any one time and work unsupervised if required.

Experience of working in a school environment, and updating and using MIS Systems is preferred but not essential.

Closing date: Tuesday 9 November, noon.

To apply for the post, please email a completed application form to Alii McAloon (HR Manager and Head’s PA).

Email: employment@challoners.org

We are interested to hear from candidates as soon as possible and earlier applications are welcomed.

Shortlisted candidates may be interviewed before the closing date.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

At Dr Challoner's Grammar School we ensure breadth of opportunities for all and actively promote open and outward facing attitudes to diversity and inclusion. As such, we actively encourage suitably qualified people from all backgrounds to apply for roles at our school. If there are any issues which you feel could be barriers to your application, as part of this process, please let us know.

Dr Challoner’s Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

To apply for the post, please email a completed application form to Alii McAloon (HR Manager and Head’s PA).
Email: employment@challoners.org

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1363 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Dr Challoner's Grammar School

Boys' Grammar School with a co-educational Sixth Form, situated on the edge of the Chilterns a short walk from Amersham station. Aspirational staff and students, with an atmosphere that values resilience and kindness. Also a Teaching School and SCITT, so unparalleled opportunities for staff development

School location

Chesham Road, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP6 5HA

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