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Receptionist Full Time

Pin icon BD9 Bradford
Pound Sterling icon NJC points 5 – 6, £19,905 - £20,596 per annum
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 17 days ago
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St Bede’s and St Joseph’s Catholic College are seeking a Full-Time Receptionist to provide efficient administrative services to the College, including, reception, telephony, word processing and reprographic services.

So, if you’re an experienced administrator, don’t hesitate to apply!

Receptionist – Full Time
Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 4BQ

  • 37 hours per week (term time only plus 2 days)
  • NJC points 5 – 6, £19,905 - £20,596 actual
  • Immediate start available

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

St Bede's and St Joseph's Catholic College is a celebrated educational institution committed to providing excellent teaching, learning, and assessment to students. We foster a supportive and inclusive environment rooted in Catholic values and aim to empower students to achieve their full potential. Our college opened in September 2014 and follows the concepts of Ignite, Illuminate, and Shine, and we are proud to keep these themes at the centre of all of our teaching.


  • Opportunities for professional development and growth
  • Collaborative and vibrant working environment
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • On-site parking

The Receptionist Role:

You will assist in the provision of efficient administrative services to the College, including, reception, telephony, word processing and reprographic services, working to strict time schedules.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide an external/internal reception/telephony service to the College
  • Operate relevant telephone and other equipment/ICT packages (e.g. word, excel, databases, spread sheets, Internet)
  • Assist with the receipt and distribution of deliveries
  • Maintain stock and supplies, cataloguing and distributing as required
  • To assist with the receipt and distribution of external, internal, and outgoing mail
  • To make contact with parents as requested
  • Photocopying for teaching and support staff
  • Maintenance records of resources used by department
  • Contacting Photocopying engineers in the case of service or maintenance of photocopier being required
  • Laminating, and binding of documents as required
  • Stocktaking and reordering of copier paper, card and any other reprographics materials
  • Provide general advice and guidance to staff, students, parents, visitors and others
  • To undertake first aid training and be a designated First Aider of the College

Please note: You will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a manager/Headteacher to undertake work of a similar level and to support your team by undertaking duties of all the team to a similar level to your role.

St Bede’s and St Joseph’s Catholic College is a two-site College – role holder should be aware that you may be asked to work on either site.


The successful applicant will have previous experience of an admin/clerical role, preferably working within a school or customer service environment.

You will also meet the following:

  • GCSEs at Grade C or above in Maths and English
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Proficient Internet skills
  • Advanced English fluency
  • Previous clerical/admin experience
  • Reprographics experience
  • First Aid Qualification or readiness to obtain one
  • Active engagement in College's Catholic life
  • Effective telephone communication
  • Commitment to policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated flexibility, initiative, emotional intelligence, and integrity
  • Clear background check and UK work eligibility
  • Availability for flexible hours

This is an exciting time to join the College as we continue to develop and build on our tradition, with a determined focus on strong teaching through a wide range of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

Closing Date: 5th June 2024 at 12 noon

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the exceptions order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Appointments will be made subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, and the receipt of satisfactory references and all other pre-employment checks including social media checks.

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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