Front Office Receptionist

Independent Primary School, 12 month contract with possibility of permanency, Full time position working 44 weeks per year.

This is a Full Time, temporary 12 month contract position (with the possibility of permanency), working for 44 weeks per year. The successful applicant will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, 8.15am 4.30pm with a 45 min break, during school terms and in some school holidays. This is a Level 2 position under the St Peters Woodlands Grammar School Enterprise Agreement 2017.

Key Responsibilities/Duties include:

  • Undertake receptionist duties providing a courteous and professional front line service to students, parents, incoming callers and visitors by directing them accordingly, taking messages, maintaining visitor sign in sheets and assisting as much as possible.
  • Manage School attendance systems, ensuring accurate records are maintained and absentees are followed up in a timely manner.
  • Enter data accurately using the Schools administration package and maintain the School directory.
  • Provide general administrative support to the School as a key member of the Administration Team, including, but not limited to photocopying, word processing, laminating and preparation of parent correspondence.
  • Assist with the SPW Volunteer Program and administration of First Aid as required.
  • Order School supplies and undertake purchase orders.
  • Further detail in relation to key responsibilities/duties is detailed in the Job Description.

To be successful in the role applicants will have:

  • Demonstrated high level customer centred service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage your own time independently and effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to use initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Demonstrated competency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (eg Outlook, Publisher, Excel, Word).
  • Demonstrated high level of speed and accuracy with data entry.
  • Demonstrated ability to present positively and confidently at all times.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing demands and prioritise workload.
  • A demonstrated ability to work in a busy and complex environment.
  • A demonstrated desire to work with and enjoy the company of children.

About St Peters Woodlands Grammar School

St Peters Woodlands Grammar School (SPW) is a thriving independent school with a history of over 140 years. Accredited as an IBO World School, SPW provides a holistic education for more than 720 students from two years of age through to Year 7.

Application Process

Please visit our website to view the Job Description prior to submitting your application. We request a copy of your curriculum vitae, including the contact details of two referees, and a covering letter (no longer than two pages) addressing your suitability and experience against the responsibilities/duties detailed in the Job Description. Only applications made via Seek will be considered.


Applications close: Wednesday 27 November 2019

25/11/2019 $0 Adelaide 1 Administration & Office Support
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