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Receptionist (Maternity Cover)

  • Full Time, Full Year
  • Salary £21,500 per annum
  • Required ASAP
  • Closing date: 26th August 2021

We are seeking a customer-focused, adaptable Receptionist with strong interpersonal skills to provide an efficient reception service for the Senior School. This varied role requires delivery of effective, frontline reception support to the school along with reprographic and transport administration. You will be liaising with parents, pupils, staff and visitors and will need to be welcoming, well presented and engaging.

We are looking for someone who has excellent communication and organisation skills with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Previous experience of reception duties, excellent communication, good ICT (Outlook and Word) skills and organisational skills are essential. Experience gained within a School environment would be advantageous.

About Sutton High School

Sutton High School is an academically selective independent day school for girls with an age range of 3 to 18 years. We are situated on a green and leafy site in central Sutton, close to excellent public transport links and major roads. Both Senior and Prep Schools are among the top schools in the country.

Sutton High School is characterised by a warm, happy and integrated community, where girls support each other to aspire and achieve.

Why Sutton High School?

The school is a member of the Girls' Day School Trust (GDST) and the Girls' Schools Association (GSA). Membership of the GDST, the largest group of independent girls' schools in the UK, gives us unrivalled opportunities for training and sharing of good practice in teaching and learning.

We also offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

Closing Date : 26th August 2021

Interviews will take place as soon as possible week commencing 23rd August and we reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy if a suitable candidate is appointed before the closing date.  Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as quickly as possible.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.