Receptionist and Administrative Assistant

Key Information

Location: New College Pontefract

Salary: Band D on the NCLT Support Staff Scale, Actual salary £16,855 - £17,855 (£18,963 - £20,089 fte) depending on experience A recruitment and retention allowance may be offered for an outstanding candidate.

Contract Type: Full time, 37 hours per week, Term time plus 2 weeks (40 weeks)

Contract Term: Permanent


Closing Date: Sunday 3rd July

Start Date: Monday 22nd August

About this Opportunity

An Exciting Opportunity to Join a Dynamic New Team!

We are looking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic Receptionist and Administration Assistant to run a professional and welcoming front of house service to staff, students and visitors.  This is a very busy and varied role requiring the ability to multi-task often under pressure, be the first point of contact with visitors/guests, booking in visitors/contractors and parking spaces, managing temporary lanyards for visitors and students, dealing with general enquires, answering and/or forwarding phone calls, receiving and distributing post/orders/deliveries, dispatching first aid staff, and interacting with a wide variety of people all while providing first class customer service.

The success candidate will need to have excellent professional customer service skills, communication and personal skills. They will need to be able to keep calm under pressure, work independently as well as part of a team, be highly organised with attention to detail and have a good level of IT skill.

New College is an outstanding place to work and study, regularly near the top of UK Sixth Form College results tables and awarded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted.  With a dynamic, positive and supportive culture for staff and students, we have an enviable reputation for staff career progression and development.  With over 2500 students, New College Pontefract is the founding member of the New Collaborative Learning Trust (NCLT).  The Colleges and Schools within the Trust work closely together, presenting exciting opportunities for collaboration, support, development and progression.  This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious candidate to join our dynamic team at the forefront of change and to make a real difference to raising standards of education in the local community.  New College Pontefract delivers primarily A Level provision, alongside a range of Applied General qualifications and some Level 2 provision.

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