Date Posted: 13 days ago

Job Description

Why work for Bishop Barrington Academy

A £13 million new school building was completed and opened in September 2020 resulting in an outstanding learning environment offering state of the art facilities. There are floodlit, LTA standard, tennis courts and sports facilities that are second to none. Located in the heart of the historic town of Bishop Auckland situated 12 miles northwest of Darlington and 12 miles southwest of Durham City, Bishop Barrington School is easily accessible via road or public transport networks.

Success in examinations is important to us and we celebrate it. However, at Bishop Barrington School, excellent exam results and successful progression to post 16 destinations, in the UK and worldwide, are only part of the picture. We believe in educating the whole child and every child so that our students develop to be the very best people that they can be: to have respect for their environment, for others and themselves, to be an inspiration to others, show resilience when needed and aim for nothing short of excellence. The Bishop Barrington RISE values frame the way we think about what it is to become a successful and confident young adult.

Bishop Barrington School employs inspirational, skilled and creative staff to enhance outcomes of all students.

The Role

  • To be based in the main school office located at the reception desk.
  • To provide high standards of telephone and reception skills when communicating with outside

agencies, parents/carers, governors, staff and students.

  • To provide a professional image when greeting visitors and other stakeholders.
  • To prioritise telephone calls and visitor queries and deal with all requests appropriately, accurately

record messages and signpost as required.

  • To ensure visitor signing in procedures are followed correctly including safeguarding checks.
  • To lead on hospitality requests (provide refreshments) when required.
  • To lead on reprographic requests and ensure a timely completion and process is followed.
  • To be First Aid trained (training provided).

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Description and Person Specification).

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