Headington Prep School, Oxford stands in its own beautiful four-acre secure and secluded site, complete with wooded playground area and wonderful outdoor surroundings. In a warm, safe and nurturing environment where individuals come first, Headington is renowned for its commitment to academic excellence, pastoral support and an impressive range of extra-curricular opportunities.
We are seeking two friendly and welcoming individuals for these two positions which offer the opportunity for involvement at the heart of the School’s business in a busy, challenging and continuously changing environment. The Receptionists/Administrators will undertake a wide range of administrative and secretarial work for the Prep School, to provide an excellent and efficient service for the school.
They will report to the Head and be expected to do admin work for the whole of the Prep School. The workload in Reception is demanding, requiring first class judgement, high levels of tact, discretion, initiative, personal organisation and great flexibility as well as an ability to work to deadlines. The ability to maintain confidentiality is critical as is the ability to prioritise, use initiative and to communicate effectively and efficiently. The working hours will be 27.5 hours per week either: 7.40 am – 1.10 pm OR 12.30 pm – 6.00 pm.
Applicants must be able to provide evidence of having the right to live and work in the UK and be prepared to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Headington School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and DBS and barred lists checks. The School expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Headington School is an equal opportunities employer.