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School Receptionist

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HMC Co-educational boarding and day school for students aged 11-18. School Receptionist 25 hours per week, 1pm – 6pm, Monday – Friday Term time plus 8 weeks, totalling 42 weeks We are looking to appoint an afternoon Receptionist to be the School’s initial point of contact for incoming visitors and phone calls, demonstrating a strong customer service ethic and building positive ongoing relationships. You will also provide a responsive, efficient and flexible administrative service to support the School's transport service and contribute towards the smooth running of the School. The ideal candidate will have strong administrative skills with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Outlook, Word and Excel. The post also involves using the school’s central database, iSams and training will be provided. You must possess a welcoming yet professional manner, and the ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines. You will need to have strong attention to detail, be flexible and capable of working independently, whilst demonstrating a high level of confidentiality at all times. Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere that creates achievement with values, character and community. Founded on Quaker principles, we seek to inspire each student to fulfil their academic and personal potential and be reflective, purposeful adults. We appoint candidates who will contribute and thrive in our vibrant community. Leighton Park is an outstanding HMC independent day and boarding school for 520 boys and girls aged 11-18 where young people learn how to think, to believe in themselves and to grow within a community. Within walking distance of Reading town centre, the school is set in 65 acres of picturesque Berkshire parkland providing an atmosphere of mutual respect, where every student is given the confidence to find out who they really are and unearth their individual academic and co-curricular talents. Pupils build strong relationships with one another and those around them. The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits. To apply, please complete the attached application form or download an application pack from our website and email it to [email protected] If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600. Applicants are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

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