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Part Time Receptionist

Published on 11th July 2019

Closing Date

Noon - 18th July 2019

Interview Date

24th July 2019

Salary Information

£15,796 - £18,046 (pro-rated) Scale F2-1 to F2-4

Fernwood is an 11-16 School enjoying an excellent reputation for high standards of achievement and behaviour.   We offer a school with:

  • An ethos of ‘High Achievement with Care and Discipline for All’
  • A teaching profession that is dedicated, innovative and talented
  • A teaching profession that is treated with respect and afforded autonomy in the classroom
  • A wonderful group of students who behave well and have high aspirations
  • A strong Progress 8 score
  • Staff and Governors that are professional and enjoy working together for the benefit of the young people we serve
  • An Ofsted outstanding judgement
  • Leading Edge Status

The Fernwood School is seeking to appoint a part time receptionist (Monday & Tuesday 8am to 4pm – Term Time Only) to join an experienced reception team to deliver a welcoming atmosphere and outstanding administrative assistance. The successful applicant will work to promote the school ethos and uphold the good reputation of the school within the wider community at all times.

As part of the team you will be the first point of contact for staff, students, parents, visitors and contractors in school. You will operate the switchboard, dealing with calls and general enquiries and complete administrative duties as directed. In addition, you will be a member of the first aid team (training will be provided).

The role requires excellent customer services and communication skills and the ability to multitask.

The Governors and staff are committed to continuous improvement and welcome applications from candidates with drive and determination who are able to challenge and inspire students of all abilities and from all backgrounds.


How to Apply

Application forms and further details are available to the right under supporting documents. Please note: the application form is in Word 97-2003 format (.doc). Please return your completed application form, together with your letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) to the Head Teacher’s PA, Mrs C Smith, by post or by email to:

The Fernwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring) check.

Head Teacher – Mr P Burke
The Fernwood School, Goodwood Road, Wollaton, Nottingham, NG8 2FT
0115 9286 326 |
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