Receptionist/Admin Assistant

Knavesmire Primary School, York, North Yorkshire, YO23 1HY

This job expired on 24 June 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    7 June 2022

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Contract type



Grade 4 Level 1-4 (£19,195 - £20,363 per annum) reduced pro rata

Receptionist/Admin Assistant job summary

Knavesmire Primary School are seeking to recruit a receptionist to join our busy friendly admin team. We are looking for someone highly organised, self-motivated, solution focused and who welcomes the opportunity to use his or her initiative.

As a member of the admin team you are one of the first people that visitors come into contact with and, therefore, we are looking for someone who is friendly, welcoming and able to keep calm at all times.

The successful candidate will be adaptable, flexible and able to prioritise their workload to ensure targets are met. They will have a cheerful, good humoured, patient nature and be able to communicate effectively ensuring all stakeholders’ needs are met.

You will be expected to have an excellent telephone manner, a genuine passion for working in a child-centred environment and have the ability to work independently or as part of a team. You will possess excellent I.T. skills and have experience of using Microsoft Office software. You will also be required to update the school’s website and social media pages, so a good working knowledge of website maintenance and the roles of social media is required.

The nature of the role will require you to exercise discretion and respect confidentiality at all times.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 4 July 2022.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is subject to the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009 and as such, shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a Disqualification Declaration. Any information supplied will be discussed at interview.

South Bank Multi Academy Trust reserves the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at 12noon either on the advertised closing date, or at the point the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early.

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About Knavesmire Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
460 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Knavesmire Primary School is a popular and successful school rooted in its community close to the heart of the historic city of York. We are a very friendly place to work, with the benefits of being part of South Bank Multi Academy Trust. We offer good rates of pay, a pension scheme and further work based training. Any questions, please contact the school directly

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