Top Job Receptionist


  • Employer - Percy Hedley Foundation
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Charity
  • Department - Education
  • Location: - Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary - £16265 - £16590 Pro Rata based on Term Time only
  • Duration - Temporary
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Friday, 28 February 2020

Job Description

Who We Are

We make it easier for people with disabilities to live, learn and be part of a world adapting to difference. We do this through:

  • Specialist pre-school, primary, secondary and post 16 education services
  • A further education college and a wide variety of day services for adults
  • Residential services for all ages, transition and employability support and a range of training courses and workshops for parents and the professionals, who come to learn with us

Our Vision

We are an ambitious, entrepreneurial and innovative charitable business working in a person centred way to meet the needs of people with disabilities and their families. We provide a range of high quality and seek out opportunities to inspire and support people with disabilities to achieve their ambitions. We believe that working together as one Foundation we achieve more than individual services would achieve alone. Our influence will be regional, national & international.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

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Click here to learn about our Employee Benefits.

This Role 

Full Time, Term Time

8.30-4.30 (4.00pm Fridays)

The Percy Hedley Foundation provides services for a range of young people and adults with physical disabilities and other associated difficulties. In our schools, specialist teachers, therapists and special support assistants provide an integrated approach to working with children who have difficulties including sensory impairment, ASD and associated behavioural difficulties, and profound and multiple learning difficulties.

We require a Receptionist/Administrator to provide high quality reception support to the school, supporting the Administration Team.

Working as part of the admin team you will be the first point of contact for all students, colleagues and visitors and will provide a fully comprehensive reception and administrative service under the guidance of the Lead School Administrator.

You will need excellent communication skills, the ability to work independently and manage own workload and have a confident and professional telephone manner.

If you are interested in the position or for an informal chat please contact Carla Maley on 0191 216 1811

For the Job Description please click here.

Percy Hedley School is a school that sets out to make a difference to the learning, wellbeing and future life chances of children with additional needs. Teachers, therapists and special support assistants work together in trans-disciplinary teams to meet the individual needs of every pupil. Together, we believe we can unlock each child’s potential and support achievement for all. Read more.

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