Birkenhead Park School, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH43 4UY

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  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    5 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 November 2022

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Full-time equivalent salary


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What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a positive and experienced receptionist who is able to multi-task and provide a professional service to visitors, staff and students.

This is a rewarding role where you will work in a busy environment, mixing with a wide range of people – students, parents, staff and visitors. As the welcoming front face of the school (either in person or over the phone), your main responsibility will be giving the highest standard of customer service in a friendly, calm and professional manner. You will also undertake a range of administration duties supporting departments across the school.

Your personality and interpersonal skills are key to this role. You will be the first interaction that visitors and parents will have on visiting the school and you will be expected to demonstrate the school’s values of positivity, ambition, resilience and thoughtfulness on a daily basis. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential, as well as good organisational skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Greeting and checking-in visitors
  • Making and receiving phone calls
  • General administrative tasks such as filing, scanning and sorting the post
  • Responding to queries and signposting appropriate support

The role will be highly rewarding for the right candidate who can work seamlessly with the wider team and can take instruction, as well as acting under their own initiative. It will suit someone who thrives in a fast paced environment who wants to make a positive difference on a daily basis.

What the school offers its staff

The school is very proud of its caring commitment and innovative approach to educating the community of young people in the area, with award-winning programmes designed to help students in Year 7 – 11 thrive in a high school environment and open pathways to their future.

As part of the BePART Educational Trust established by nationally leading sixth form Birkenhead Sixth Form College, the school encourages students to raise aspirations and unlock their true potential through adopting the school values which are intrinsic to everything we do, across all staff and students – Positivity, Ambition, Resilience and Thoughtfulness. Our values shape every interaction with have and are core to our success in nurturing both academic and personal success for every student.

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About Birkenhead Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
732 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0151 652 1574

The Birkenhead Park School is a co-educational secondary school for children aged 11-16 and has over 700 students on roll. It is an exciting time to join us as we are on an ambitious journey of transformation and are looking for staff who are motivated to make a real make a difference to the community we serve. The School is part of BePART Educational Trust which was set up by Birkenhead Sixth Form College, an Ofsted Outstanding post-16 specialist, recently awarded TES Sixth Form College of the Year. The School and the College work together collaboratively to share and develop educational best practice and create an inspiring culture with opportunities for career development. The Birkenhead Park School aims to achieve “Ambition and Excellence for All” and we are committed to providing the best possible education for every student. The School is driven by the values of Positivity, Ambition, Resilience, and Thoughtfulness.

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