Receptionist and PA to Head of Boarding

Closing Date: 22 February 2024 Telephone: 01993 823303
Email: s.evans@burford.oxon.sch.uk
Salary: Grade 5, points 5 - 7, £8,366 – £8,649 pro-rata (£23,500 - £24,294 full-time equivalent)
Employment Term: Part Time

Receptionist and PA to Head of Boarding

Salary:                     Grade 5, points 5 – 7, £8,366 – £8,649 pro-rata (£23,500 – £24,294 full-time

equivalent)

Contract:                Term time (39 weeks) only plus five additional days to be agreed each year

Term:                       Permanent

Hours:                Job Share: 15 hours per week, 8.00am until 4.30pm Thursday and Friday

(Includes one hour unpaid lunch break each day)

Starting date:       15 April 2024 (or by negotiation)

Reporting to:        Head of Boarding

We are seeking to appoint a confident and cheerful Receptionist and PA to the Head of Boarding to work within our thriving boarding department. As the first point of contact you will be experienced and confident in delivering a high level of customer service to parents, visitors, students and staff.  You will have excellent interpersonal skills, a professional approach and a high standard of presentation at all times.

You will have previous administrative experience in a school or office environment, excellent communications skills and be proficient in all Microsoft office programmes.  The role would suit an independent worker who is able to multi-task, willing to learn and develop, and who is flexible and adaptable in their approach. A smart, professional manner and appearance is essential.

The successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Why work with us

 Burford is an oversubscribed school situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty.  This is an excellent school, with a superb environment for learning and a priority given to teacher development.  Our aim is to recruit colleagues who will be stimulated by the prospect of working hard to share in our success.

 Additional Staff Benefits

  • Supportive continuous professional development and growth opportunities
  • Health and wellbeing support including access to an Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccinations and a subsidised Healthcare Plan
  • Local Government Pension scheme membership
  • The school is located within a short walk of a picturesque Cotswold town

As we are a heavily oversubscribed school, children of staff have priority for admission to Burford School.⃰

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed so you can see for yourself what makes Burford School such a special place to work – please contact Sarah Evans, HR Manager, to arrange this.

The successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For more information or an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Mrs Kaaber, Head of Boarding.

TO APPLY:

 

 

Burford School is committed to safeguarding children and young people.  All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.

As part of the vetting procedures, shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search. This isn’t part of the shortlisting process, and there will be a chance to address any issues of concern should it be necessary.

We reserve the right to interview prior to the closing date, therefore early application is advised.

 

Closing date:            Thursday 22 February 2024 (12:00pm)