Receptionist Administrator

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic and committed Receptionist Administrator to join us at Sheiling School.

Set in a lovely 30-acre rural setting in Thornbury, close to Bristol, on-site accommodation may be available if required.

  • 6.6 weeks paid holiday inc. Bank Holiday allowance
  • Free onsite parking, subject to availability
  • Pension
  • Perkbox benefits package (exclusive freebies and discounts), Employee Assistance Programme and 24/7 online access to medical professionals via Perkbox Medical

  • To provide a professional and welcoming reception service
  • To redirect calls through the school switchboard, taking concise messages as appropriate
  • To greet visitors and ensure all security and fire regulations are followed
  • To provide clerical and administrative support, to ensure the continued effective function of the admin office.
  • Setting up / deleting accounts for new staff / leavers
  • Ordering school supplies

  • Experience working in a similar role is essential
  • Excellent communication skills both, spoken and written
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Experience of working in a Children’s Home or school environment would be desirable


£17,174.04 to £19,045.57 per annum (pro-rata) – dependant upon relevant experience and qualifications

37.5 hours a week working 8:00 to 16:00, Monday to Friday. A job share would be considered, this is available as either:  8am- 12.15pm or 11.45am – 4pm Monday to Friday – please indicate preference on application.

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  • Applications will be accepted until the post is filled
  • Start date: ASAP

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Sheiling School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including thorough checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please read the following policies prior to interview:

Child Protection Policy

Adult Protection Policy and Procedures



Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references and DBS.

HR Department
Sheiling School
Thornbury Park
Park Road
Bristol BS35 1HP
01454 412 194
01454 411 860

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