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PART TIME RECEPTIONIST AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT   REQUIRED JANUARY 2020  
 
Salary:  Point 3 – full time rate £18,065, £5,283.73 pro rata  Hours of work are 8.30 am – 11.00 am, Monday to Friday, 12.5 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks) Fixed Term Contract to end of July 2020 The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. 
 
We are seeking to appoint a professional, enthusiastic and courteous Receptionist and Administrative Assistant to join our team, who will be based primarily on our busy reception.  The ideal candidate will be personable, have experience in a customer facing role and enjoy dealing with people, both in person and on the telephone.  Strong communication skills are essential, as is the ability to manage high volume calls and welcome visitors in an efficient manner.  An ability to deal sensitively with issues and successfully manage conflict will also be required.   
 
Key roles and responsibilities: 
 
▪ Answering telephone calls and directing/transferring callers as necessary; ▪ Greeting visitors and carrying out all visitor protocols; ▪ Provide general school administration support, contributing to the work of the wider Office team; ▪ Undertake other duties to effectively support the Headteacher. 
The successful candidate will have previous administration experience, have good attention to detail and an ability to work with initiative.  In return, we offer the opportunity to work as part of a successful and supportive team and with polite and courteous students! 


Chellaston Junior School is a school with many strengths and high expectations within a vibrant school community.  We work in partnership with our parents to inspire children to believe in themselves and achieve high standards.  This is in line with the Trust’s commitment to provide the very best educational opportunities for children and young people.   
 
If you believe that you have the qualities and skills that we are seeking, we look forward to reading your application. 
 
Method of Application 
 
Please read the Job Description.  It would be helpful to have a look at the website, to give you greater insight into the school. 
 
If you wish to apply for this post, please apply via TES - https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/part-time-receptionistand-administrative-assistant-derby-1263672 where you will be asked to complete an application form and a personal statement outlining how your skills, experience and qualifications would make you a suitable candidate. 
 
The closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 25th November.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday 3rd December. 
 
 
Safeguarding 
 
The school is committed to all aspects of safeguarding children.  If you are invited for interview, you will be asked questions about safeguarding pupils.  If you are successful at interview, you will be offered a position subject to clearance from DBS Enhanced checks and any other procedure we may wish to follow.   
 
The application form will ask you to make a declaration about any convictions, cautions, warnings or bind-overs which you have ever had and give details of those offences.  The fact that you have had a criminal record will not necessarily prohibit consideration of your application. 
 
I look forward to reading your application and I thank you for the time you have taken in considering this post. 
 
 Mandy Fogg

Head of School 
 
 

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Chellaston Junior School

Maple Drive, Chellaston, Derby, DE73 6PZ

Main Contact: Marie Lewis, School Office Manager

Tel: 01332 701460
admin@cjs.derby.sch.uk

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