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Receptionist Wanted

Job Title: Receptionist/Administrator

Contract: Temp-Perm

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Requirement: DBS

We are currently seeking a friendly, organized, and professional individual to join a secondary school as a Receptionist/Administrator in the beautiful city of Oxford. As the first point of contact for students, parents, and visitors, you will play a vital role in creating a welcoming and supportive atmosphere within our school community.


  • Greet students, parents, and visitors with a warm and friendly demeanor, ensuring they feel welcome and valued.
  • Answer incoming calls, transfer calls to the appropriate staff members, and take accurate messages when necessary.
  • Maintain a well-organized and tidy reception area, creating a positive first impression of the school.
  • Schedule and coordinate appointments, meetings, and events for staff, parents, and students.
  • Assist with general administrative tasks, including data entry, record-keeping, and document preparation.
  • Handle incoming and outgoing mail, as well as courier services.
  • Provide administrative support to various departments, such as managing student attendance records or updating databases.


  1. Competitive Salary: We offer a competitive salary package commensurate with experience and qualifications.

  2. Professional Development: We are committed to supporting your professional growth and offer opportunities for training and professional development to enhance your skills and advance your career.

  3. Generous Vacation and Holiday Time: We recognize the importance of work-life balance and provide generous vacation and holiday time to ensure you have ample opportunity for rest and rejuvenation.

  4. Pension Scheme: We offer a pension scheme to help you plan for your future and provide financial security after retirement.

  5. Employee Assistance Program: We care about the well-being of our staff and provide access to an employee assistance program, offering confidential counseling and support for personal and work-related challenges.

  6. Collaborative Work Environment: Join a dedicated and supportive team of educators and professionals who work together to create a positive and inclusive learning environment for our students.

  7. School Holidays: Enjoy the benefit of school holidays, aligning with academic breaks, allowing you to spend quality time with your family and loved ones.

  8. Opportunities for Career Growth: We believe in promoting from within and provide opportunities for career advancement within the school, allowing you to grow and develop professionally.

If you possess excellent communication skills, a friendly demeanor, and the ability to multitask effectively, we encourage you to apply for the Receptionist/Administrator position. Join a vibrant school community and contribute to the educational journey of our students.

If this is a role that you would like to learn more about or would be interested in applying to, then please contact Jake Walsh at Dunbar Education on 01908 929605.

If this isn't what you are looking for, but are interested in hearing about other roles, then Dunbar Education would love to hear from you. We also pay £250 for any successful referrals.

If you have not received a response, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please refer to our website for other available positions.