Job title: School Receptionist
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Secondary
Functional Expertise: Non-Class Based
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: GBP £25,000.00
Salary to: GBP £30,000.00
Location: Lambeth, London
Job published: 18-04-2024
Job ID: 59498

Job Description

School Receptionist | Lambeth


School Receptionist, £25k-£30k, Lambeth


The School Receptionist is the first point of call for visitors to the school, parents, staff, and pupils. As the ‘face’ of the school the School Receptionist should be welcoming, personable, helpful, and able to represent the school in a professional and friendly manner. In addition, it is essential that the School Receptionist is organised, able to multitask, work flexibly and have a ‘can-do’ approach to work.


The School Receptionist is also required to assist the Admin Lead with various administrative tasks, requiring a good level of IT skills.


School Receptionist job summary:


  • To act as the first point of contact for the school: welcoming visitors and responding to telephone/email enquiries in a helpful and constructive manner. Ensure that appropriate actions are taken in a timely manner and are in accordance with the schools safeguarding procedures.
  • Ensuring the safety and security of the school at all times, making sure that the front doors are locked and entry to the premises controlled. Ensuring that all visitors sign in and take a visitor badge where necessary.
  • Communicating with parents regarding all aspects of school life, receiving and passing on information, between parents and teachers, including phoning parents to ascertain reasons for pupils’ absence. Recording student absence on the school’s management system.
  • To collate information regarding student absence and maintain accurate registration details (including filling in missing marks). Produce reports based on student attendance and absence.
  • To undertake filing in accordance with the established systems as requested. To work within and maintain all school established administrative systems and procedures.


School Receptionist requirements:


  • A 2:1 degree or above.
  • Applicants will have first-rate IT skills in all MS Office applications.
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills.
  • Strong verbal, written and communication skills.


If this School Receptionist role is of interest to you, please do not hesitate to contact Jonathan at Ribbons & Reeves ASAP!


Ribbons & Reeves are London’s leading Education Recruiters. We specialise in helping educators of all levels secure long-term and permanent roles, such as this School Receptionist in Lambeth. For other roles like this, check out our website, search ‘Ribbons & Reeves’. We look forward to supporting you in your application to this School Receptionist role.


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