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School Receptionist

Post update (11/06/21): This vacancy is closed, the panel have shortlisted and interviews have been arranged.


Ref: CPS2021-04


RG3 (SP 5 – 11)


  • Part-time 25 hours a week (working 8:00 - 13:00 Monday to Friday)
  • Term Time only (without INSET days)
  • Permanent


We are seeking to appoint a skilled School Receptionist to join our office team from June 2021. We are looking for a warm, friendly, energetic, organised and resilient professional. Working hours will be 8:00 to 13:00 to cover our front office 5 mornings a week. Previous experience in a school setting is preferred but applications are invited from suitably experienced administrators, customer service professionals or receptionists.


We are looking for administrators, customer service professionals or receptionists who are:

  • able to provide a welcoming and supportive environment for our pupils and families;
  • able to be effective team players;
  • able to bring excellent computer and word processing skills
  • lively and fun and able to communicate well with pupils, staff, parents and prospective parents;
  • well organised, warm, professional, dedicated and hard-working.


We can offer you:

  • a happy, vibrant, forward thinking school;
  • friendly and dedicated staff that assist one another to be better than ordinary;
  • regular training, support and advice;
  • the certainty that you can make a difference to the lives of our enthusiastic children.


We would like to meet you…


Closing date: Wednesday 9th June 2021 (noon)

Interview date: Thursday 17th June 2021


Please return your completed applications to Miss Goldring, our School Business Manager (ideally via email) bursar@coleyprimary.reading.sch.uk.


Please do not send a CV as, for the purposes of Equal Opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.


This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An Enhanced DBS check will be sought from all successful candidates.