Receptionist & Administrative Assistant

Posted 6 days ago by Acorn Care And Education Limited
Can your work make a difference to the education of a child or young person?Meadowcroft is an independent specialist day school for boys and girls aged from 5 to 19, catering for children with a wide range of needs across 3 sites in Wakefield. Our dedicated team work together to ensure successful outcomes for pupils who often arrive at the school with a troubled view of education and life.About the roleWe now have an opportunity for a Receptionist & Administrative Assistant to join our close-knit team at Meadowcroft School.As one of our Receptionists, you will be responsible for welcoming all visitors into our school and carrying out a range of administrative and clerical duties. You will work closely with our team to provide essential administrative support and offer excellent hospitality to those visiting us. These duties will include; signing all visitors in and out, escorting visitors around the school when necessary, answering the main switchboard, message taking, coordinating meetings and preparing paperwork, photocopying, preparing letters as well as all other school specific administrative tasks.Your work will be very important and so attention to detail, accuracy and excellent customer service skills are essential.As our Receptionist & Administrative Assistant, you will work 37.5 hours each week (Monday to Friday 7.30am – 3.30pm) with a 30-minute lunch break each day.Who are we looking for?Our School Receptionist & Administrative Assistant will be key to our success and therefore we need an honest, reliable, trustworthy and incredibly friendly person to work with us and provide this vital front-of-house service. Excellent administrative skills, telephone manner, confidentiality and IT skills are also essential.Engaging with our children and young people is also incredibly important to us and you must be willing to take a proactive approach, acting as an ambassador all at times and make sure the cogs keep turning for the school.If you are looking for a role that will keep you busy and where you can play a key role in improving the lives of children and young people, we want to hear from you.Why work for us?A few reasons we think it’s a great place to work:
  • Continuous professional development & training for a clear career path
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • No two days are ever the same
Acorn Care and Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people in our care. Successful applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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