Receptionist/ First Aider - Cannock Chase High School

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Hendnesford Road, Cannock, Staffs. WS11 1JT
£18,795 – £19,171 pro rata
08 Sep 2020
21 Sep 2020
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Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Receptionist/First Aider

21.25 hours per week term time (2 posts, 1 for mornings and the other for afternoons)

Salary Grade 4 £18,795 – £19,171, FTE (£9,332 - £9,519 pro rata)

Cannock Chase High School is a vibrant and ambitious learning community. We are seeking to appoint a Receptionist/ First Aider with excellent customer service skills, to provide a professional and welcoming service to our visitors, contractors, students and staff, and to work in partnership with staff across the academy to provide the best learning experience for our students. As the first point of contact, you will be familiar with the whole school structure and procedures and will confidently answer general enquiries. You will have a solutions focused aptitude and will liaise with colleagues across the school to resolve ad-hoc and specific enquiries efficiently.

The successful candidate will also provide medical care and First Aid provision for staff, students and visitors to the school, including accurate administrative records of accidents, medication and first aid as part of the First Aid team.

The successful candidate will be part of the Business Services Team and will contribute to developing excellent service provision across the team, for both our internal and external customers.

You will have experience of working in a busy reception or office environment, be able to communicate effectively with staff at all levels, use Microsoft Office based systems, including Word and Excel. You will be able to prioritise your workload, putting customers first and to work accurately in an organized manner with many interruptions. You will be expected to show initiative and adopt a flexible approach to your work. We are looking for someone who is dedicated and hard-working and will put the needs of our students and the smooth running of the school at the heart of what they do.

Cannock Chase High School is an 11-19 state funded comprehensive school with Academy Status and over 1,000 students on roll. We have been judged as ‘good’ by Ofsted in our latest inspection. Our school has a relentless focus on the highest standards of academic achievement, personal development and equality of opportunity. In everything we do, we are dedicated to reaching our school goal: ‘Achievement for All’.

Closing Date: Monday 21 September 2020, 9.00am, (Interview Date: w/b 28 September 2020).

Once candidates have been notified that they have been invited for interview, references will then be requested.

How to apply

 Complete an Application Form.

 Applications are to be sent to reach the school by the closing date (e-mail applications are welcomed:

 Within your application, please state what experience you have of working with children and adults, any qualifications you have gained and why you would like to work in our school in this particular role.

 The post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance, medical clearance and receipt of two positive references. Your referees should be easily accessible, including by e-mail, to help with the selection process.

Please refer to the full job description and person specification, which is available from the Headteacher at the school or via the website: All applications must be on the school Application Form (which is also available from the school or via the website), CVs alone are not acceptable. If you would like to discuss this role or arrange a tour of the school, please contact Mrs Daniel on 01543 502450 in the first instance.

Cannock Chase High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school follows safer recruitment practices and the successful applicant will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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