The Cherwell School, Oxford, Oxfordshire


Job details

Working pattern Will consider part-time, job share
Salary £6,346 to £9,903 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

Permanent Position

2 or 3 days per week, term time only (7.5 hours a day)

Salary Grade 5: £18,795 – £19,554 pro rata, per annum

Actual Annual Gross Salary
2 days (15 hours): £6,346 - £6,602
3 days (22.5 hours): £9,519 - £9,903

The Cherwell School is a successful comprehensive school in Oxford, rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. We are seeking to appoint a reliable and enthusiastic Receptionist to work in our School Administration Team, starting from January 2020. The appointed colleague should have good customer service skills, office experience and ideally a familiarity with SIMS, although we anticipate that training may be required for whoever is appointed. This is an excellent opportunity and should you wish to be part of our future we welcome your application.

To apply and for further information please visit the website:

The closing date for applications is Monday 25th November 2019 at 9.00am

Interviews will take place on Monday 2nd December 2019

The Cherwell School and the River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism; all staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The Cherwell School is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our school community.

The Cherwell School is an academy managed by The River Learning Trust, which is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with a registered company number 7966500. Registered Office: The Cherwell School, Marston Ferry Road, OXFORD OX2 7EE United Kingdom

Essential educational requirements

• Good standard of literacy, numeracy and ICT skills

Essential qualifications

• Qualification/Training in Admin or similar

Essential skills and experience

• Appropriate knowledge of first aid (or willingness to train)
• Good understanding and ability to use relevant technology (e.g. photocopier, franking machine)
• Ability to relate well to both children and adults
• Ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding school roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
• Ability to multi-task and juggle priorities
• Good organisational skills
• Good keyboard skills

Employee benefits

Cycle to work scheme
Computer scheme
Discounted use of local leisure centre
Free eye test if employee uses computers

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 2001 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The Cherwell School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Marston Ferry Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 7EE