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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Term-time only (Permanent)
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/10/2019 23:59
£18,065 pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Bishop Barrington School

Job details 

Closing date:
23 Oct

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Required As Soon As Possible

5 days a week (37 hours) term time only/Full Time
Salary :– Grade 1 point 3 £18,065 pro rata
Hours: Monday to Thursday 7.45a.m. – 3.45p.m. Friday 7.45a.m. – 3.15p.m.

We are seeking a full time Receptionist to join our Administration team. As a Receptionist, it will be your responsibility to coordinate communications between incoming calls, school visitors, staff and students, ensuring an efficient and organised front-line service. You will be required to undertake general reception duties including processing mail, signing in visitors and issuing security passes. Additional ad hoc admin duties will be required.

Previous experience working with SIMS software is required for this role.
The successful candidate will:
• Ensure that services appropriate to the post during the school sessions are of the highest quality.
• Ensure an efficient flow of work and that deadlines are met.
• Undertake appropriate training, commensurate to the responsibilities of the grade, including in ICT.
• Covering the main school reception
• Meeting, greeting and dealing with visitors to the school
• Assisting with students’ queries
General administration duties
Candidates should have:

• A minimum of 4 GCSE’s or equivalent (Grades A – C including English and
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work as a team
• Good organisational skills and the ability to work flexibly and without close supervision
• Be computer literate together with a high regard for confidentiality

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment and Selection policy, please note we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required’

This job is not open to job share.

Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

For an informal discussion, please ring the school and ask to speak with Ms Clare Ormerod, Senior Clerical Assistant.

Recruitment packs are available from our website: www.bishopbarrington.net
Please return application forms FAO Ms Clare Ormerod, email address: clare.ormerod@bishopbarrington.net

Application forms are available from this website and can be returned to the school.

Closing date for applications: 23rd October 2019
Interviews: To be determined

Bishop Barrington School 4162
Woodhouse Lane,
Bishop Auckland
DL14 6LA

Tel: 01388 603307
Email: tracey.woods@bishopbarrington.net
Website: www.bishopbarrington.net

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