School Receptionist


Tottington High School


Secondary Comprehensive



Contract Type

37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time plus 5 days, three to be worked in the holidays

Start Date

Required as soon as possible after 24th September 2018


£14,551 – £14,770 per annum

Age Range


Number of Pupils




Closing Date

Noon on Wednesday 19th September 2018

Required as soon as possible after 24th September 2018

We are seeking to appoint a School Receptionist to work within our Office Administration team. The role not only encompasses reception duties but other general administration duties which will need an ability and awareness of information technology systems.

You must be well organised, resourceful and hardworking. The ability to communicate effectively, demonstrate initiative, work independently and contribute significantly to effective team work are vital requisites.

The salary for this post is £14,551 – £14,770 per annum.

Your hours of work are 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time plus 5 days, three to be worked in the holidays.

Tottington High School is an 11-16 comprehensive school with a roll of over 930 students and total of 80+ staff. It is located on the north side of Bury in the village of Tottington, with easy access to motorways. The school will be converting to Academy Status on 1st November 2018 with the Shaw Education Trust.

Applicants are asked to write a letter of application to the Headteacher of no more than 2 sides of A4, to accompany the application form, outlining your experience relevant to the post and stating why you feel you would be suitable for the post.

In the first instance this post is full time. However, if two suitable applications were received from individuals wishing to share the post on a part time basis, this too would be considered. Please state clearly on your application letter if you are applying for consideration for the part-time post and the number of days you would consider if successful.

If you require any further information about the post, please contact Mrs. J Rishton (Headteacher’s PA) on

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Employees of Tottington High School have a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.

Application forms are available here and are returnable by noon on Wednesday 19th September 2018 to

Mrs J Rishton,
Tottington High School,
Laurel Street,
Bury, BL8 3LY

Tel: 01204 88 2327

Contact Information:

Mrs J Rishton

Headteacher's PA

Tottington High School
Laurel Street
Bury. BL8 3LY.

Tel: 01204 882327

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