Reception Secretary (2 days per week)

Walsall, West Midlands
NJC SCP 5-9: FTE £19,650 – 21,269. Actual salary: £6,822 – 7,384
11 Jul 2022
08 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time

Reception Secretary (2 days per week, Term Time)

NJC SCP 5-9: FTE £19,650 – 21,269

Actual salary: £6,822 – 7,384

Required for September 2022

Queen Mary’s Grammar School, Walsall is an invigorating and rewarding place to work: the pupils are engaged and committed to study; the staff are intelligent, friendly and forward looking. 

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and dedicated Reception Secretary to join our collaborative and supportive department. The ideal candidate will be required to provide a high standard of secretarial and administrative support to assist in the smooth running of all academy activities. As you will be the first point of contact to all visitors entering Queen Mary's, it is important that you provide a high standard of service and represent the School in a welcoming and professional manner. You will also support the Senior Leadership Team with administrative functions and provide assistance to Heads of Year and Heads of Department, where required.

You will ideally have experience of working within a Receptionist or Administrative role within a school context. You are someone who is flexible, highly organised and able to multi-task and prioritise work to meet specific deadlines. You are someone who enjoys being part of a team and you care about all pupils having the opportunity to achieve their potential. Knowledge of Microsoft software and SIMS management information software would be an advantage but training will be given.


If you would like more information about the role, please contact Simran Sahota (Human Resources) by emailing




Applications should be made using the Associate Staff application form via the QMGS School or TES website including a supporting statement of no more than two sides of A4 in which you should set out how your experience and expertise match the requirements of the role.  Please provide 2 referees on your application. An applicants’ information pack is also available from the School website. Completed applications should be submitted to


Closing date:                      Monday 8 August 2022 - 9:00am

Interviews:                         W/C 22 August 2022

Queen Mary’s Grammar school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment Policies can be found on our website.This position is subject to appropriate vetting procedures including a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions as part of the recruitment process.

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