Receptionist - Severndale Specialist Academy

Monkmoor Campus, Woodcote Way, Monkmoor, Shrewsbury, SY2 5SH
NJC Scale 3, Spinal Points 5-6 (£10.01 - £10.21 per hour)
05 Jan 2022
15 Jan 2022
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Receptionist - Severndale Specialist Academy

  • Permanent post
  • Scale 3 from £10.01 per hour to £10.21 per hour
  • 37.5 hours per week (0.5 will be paid via overtime) for Term Time plus 5 PD days
  • Access to the School Advisory Service
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Continuing Professional Development

Severndale Specialist Academy is a multi-site Academy catering for children with special educational needs in Shropshire. Our children and young people can access Severndale Specialist Academy from Reception through to Sixth Form and have a range of learning difficulties.

The Academy is seeking an experienced Receptionist to provide effective reception service and manage the smooth running of the reception area at the Monkmoor Campus of Severndale Specialist Academy.

As a Receptionist, you will be the face of the Academy to all our visitors at Severndale Specialist Academy, either meeting visitors in person or answering the telephone and dealing with questions, query's and concerns. You will need to be friendly, efficient and customer focused. The successful candidate will need to be flexible to undertake additional working hours when events take place outside of the school day e.g. parents evening.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Respect and maintain confidentiality
  • Organisational skills
  • Positive whilst working under pressure

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, efficient, flexible and friendly person to be the face of Severndale Specialist Academy. You will need to have a good telephone manner and be able to deal sensitively with a range of young people, parents and outside agencies.

Other necessary qualities include confidentiality, efficiency and being able to work on your own initiative and under pressure and a willingness to contribute to the continued improvement of our Academy.

If you want to further your career in a fast paced environment, then please complete the application form at and forward your information to Nic Copeland (Human Resources) by 9am Monday 17 January 2022.

The Learning Community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and young people. All post holders are subject to an enhanced DBS check (including a check on the children’s barred list) for the successful
applicant. References will be checked following the Learning Community Trust recruitment and selection process. We are committed to equality and diversity and follow the Safer Recruitment practices as set out in the Statutory Guidance -Keeping Children Safe in Education.

For more information regarding our schools commitment to safeguarding, please see our website for our school policies -

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