3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    4 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    10 December 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    26 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Full time
37.5 hours - Term time only plus inset days and an additional 5 days (Monday - Friday 07:45 - 15:45)
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
BG6 £19,698 - £20,092 FTE (Actual £17,383 - £17,731)

Job summary

Contract Term:  Permanent

Salary: BG6 £19,698 - £20,092 FTE (Actual £17,383 - £17,731)

Hours: Term time only plus inset days and an additional 5 days (Monday - Friday 07:45 - 15:45)

Closing Date:  Friday 10th December at 9.00am

Interview Date: Wednesday 15th December

We are seeking to appoint a friendly receptionist and professional School Receptionist with excellent customer service skills to work full time, covering the hours of 7:45am – 3.45pm, Monday to Friday.

You will provide an exceptional service to support the day to day running of the school. This role is wide-ranging and will involve answering the phone and school email, assisting staff, parents, visitors and members of the public. The successful applicant will be required to support various aspects of school administration duties and first aid. The successful candidate will be a team player who is flexible, able to use their own initiative and remain calm under pressure.

We are a friendly school, serving a richly diverse community in north Bristol. We are building success on our core ORCHARD values of being: Open-minded, Respectful, Creative and Curious, Healthy, Ambitious, Responsible and Determined. Our students are wonderful – they value our staff, knowing that you can make a real difference to their lives. The mission statement of the school, “inspire today, empower for life”, lies at the heart of all that the school does. We place no limits on our aspirations for our students.

This post is ideally suited to someone with excellent customer service skills, who is a team player, able to use their initiative, and who enjoys meeting people from diverse backgrounds. We provide excellent professional development and learning opportunities.

We offer:

• a bright, happy place in which to learn and work

• a professionally stimulating environment which values the contributions of all staff

• a strong commitment to your professional development

• award-winning staff wellbeing with a very supportive staff body

If what we are doing resonates with you, and you are keen to work with us, please do apply. We warmly welcome your application.

Fluency Duty
The ability to converse at ease with pupils, parents and other users of the service and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Safeguarding Statement:
Orchard School Bristol is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Applying for the job

Please note CVs are not accepted. Applicants should complete the application form, completing all sections and noting any gaps in employment history. Using the personal statement section of the application form, applicants should detail how their skills and experience match the essential criteria as set out in the person specification attached to this advert. Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@tila.school

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
896 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About Orchard School Bristol

We are a friendly school, serving a richly diverse community in north Bristol. We are building success on our core ORCHARD values of being: Open-minded, Respectful, Creative and Curious, Healthy, Ambitious, Responsible and Determined. Our students are wonderful – they value our staff, knowing that you can make a real difference to their lives. The mission statement of the school, “inspire today, empower for life”, lies at the heart of all that the school does. We place no limits on our aspirations for our students.

School location

Filton Road, Bristol, Bristol, BS7 0XZ

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