School Receptionist vacancy at Endeavour Federation

Salary: £16,231.00 - £16,887.00
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Name: Rachel Fallon
Location: Southern Cross School
Closing Date: 22/12/2021 12:00

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: Officer
Interview Date: 14/01/2022
Start Date: 28/02/2022
Contracted Term: TTO - Term time only
Contracted Hours: 35.00
Contracted Weeks: 39.00
Department: Support Staff
Pay Grade: Grade 3
Free onsite parking

Job Advert

Endeavour Federation are searching for a reliable, forward thinking and experienced Receptionist to be a welcoming first point of contact for students, staff and visitors. The School Receptionist will be responsible for carrying out clerical duties and managing a busy reception area, dealing with a variety of queries promptly and efficiently whilst being a key representative of the school’s ethos and values.

The right candidate will:

  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Have strong attention to detail and the ability to keep accurate records.
  • Be reliable, efficient and have the ability to use initiative when needed.
  • Remain diligent in all administrative processes to ensure accuracy and confidentiality at all times.
  • Be a team player and demonstrate flexibly to changing demands and priorities.
  • Have good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Be ICT literate and have experience of using computer systems for a range of purposes.

For further details, please see the attached document 'Receptionist - Grade 3 Job Description.'

Southern Cross School

Southern Cross School is a Special School for young people with social, emotional and mental health needs. We have recently expanded our provision and now have a brand-new building which has been designed to deliver our therapeutic vision.

Our vision is to create a therapeutic, harmonious environment which promotes feelings of safety and security, to allow our pupils to explore, enjoy learning, and reach their full potential. Building a sense of community around the child. We aim to become a leading therapeutic provision which is high quality and expert in recognising and meeting the needs of all of the pupils, with outstanding teaching and engaging learning. We achieve positive outcomes for all our pupils, including emotional wellbeing and self-belief, creating successful, happy, healthy individuals. Developing skills that enable their ability to sustain employment and build security in their lives.


Endeavour Federation

Endeavour Federation provides education for pupils in KS2, 3 and 4. Our aim is for all our pupils to develop their skills and reach their full potential in a safe learning environment.

Our schools include Castlefield Campus, Meade Hill School and Southern Cross School. All of our pupils have Education, Health and Care plans based primarily on a range of social, emotional and mental health issues. All of the staff are committed to providing an effective learning environment within small class sizes.

With a broad yet well balanced curriculum, including work experience opportunities and extracurricular activities, we ensure that students leave school with high aspirations, enthusiasm for the next stage of their lives and the skills and qualifications to reach their goals.


To find out more about the Federation and our schools, visit our website

We look forward to receiving your application and potentially discussing the role with you in the near future. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.




 Endeavour Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

File Attachments

File Name Description
Grade 3 Admin Officer.doc Grade 3 - Receptionist/ Admin Officer Job Description

Safeguarding Information

The Endeavour Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

The Endeavour Federation is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.