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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,812.00 - £22,777.00 Annually (FTE)

Receptionist job summary

Nansen Primary School - Receptionist

Nansen Primary School, 104 Nansen Road, Alum Rock, Birmingham, B8 3HG

E-mail: h.begum@nansen.bham.sch.uk -Office Manager

Hours of work: 36.5 hours per week (term time only)

Required: As soon as possible 

Grade 2 - £20,812 to £22,777 FTE Term Time only.

Nansen Primary School is looking to appoint a receptionist to join our admin team. The school is part of Leigh Trust.

We are looking for an employee with admin experience, preferably within a school admin team.

Main requirements / responsibilities of the role:

  • ·         Reception and admin duties
  • ·         Excellent verbal and written English skills (these will be tested at interview)
  • ·         A positive attitude and effective communication skills
  • ·         The ability to work accurately to tight deadlines
  • ·         A commitment to ensuring confidentiality
  • ·         Ability to prioritise, multi task and work as part of a team
  • ·         Data entry, letter writing and filing
  • ·         Providing reception and switchboard support to the school
  • ·        Providing clerical support to the school’s administrative function
  • ·         Receiving, signing in and dealing with or directing pupils, parents and other school visitors as appropriate
  • ·         Taking telephone calls and delivering messages as appropriate
  • ·         Dealing with pupils who are late, recording on MIS and relaying information to Attendance Officer
  • ·         Receiving and sorting incoming mail for delivery to appropriate staff.
  • ·         Occasional routine word processing, as and when required

Informal visits are welcome and these can be booked by contacting Halima Begum by phone or email.

Tel: 0121389 3787 or email h.begum@nansen.bham.sch.uk - Office Manager

Deadline for applications: Friday 29th September at 9am.

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 4th October 2023.

How to apply

To apply for the post, please complete the application form via mynewterm portal. 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work in our schools is expected to share this commitment. Therefore, this position is subject to receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure. Leigh Trust is an equal opportunities employer.


Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Nansen Primary School

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

School location

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