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School Receptionist (Bank Cover)

Job Title: School Receptionist (Bank Cover)
Job Reference No:
Responsible to:
HR Advisor
Hours per week:
Ad-hoc cover as and when required
£8.59 an hour                 


Taunton School is just over 170 years old and is an Independent School for over 1,100 boys and girls aged 0 – 18 years, with approximately 300 boarders. We aim to challenge, nurture and inspire young people to succeed in a global community.

We are seeking to appoint a friendly, approachable and well-organised person to the position of Receptionist. This front of house role will include receiving visitors, processing incoming telephone calls, dealing with general enquiries and providing general administrative assistance. A positive and professional outlook is essential in this role as are excellent communication and interpersonal skills as the first point of contact for the School. You will also have well-developed ICT skills. Hours will be offered on an ad-hoc basis to cover for staff as and when is required. The School will try to give as much notice as possible for available work.

Application details: Please complete and submit a Taunton School application form and equal opportunities monitoring form accompanied with a covering letter to tsrecruit@tauntonschool.co.uk. Alternatively, applications can be posted to the HR Department at the main School address. Please note CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on 16th June 2019

Download the Taunton School application form in MS Word format here
Download the equal opportunities monitoring form in MS Word format here
Download the job description in MS Word format here

Taunton 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 offer of employment will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including ID and Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory references and a successful enhanced DBS check. Taunton School is an equal opportunities employer and sets out to be caring and reasonable in its approach to all staff; it values its staff and has been accredited with the Investors in People gold standard.