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Receptionist – Chiltern Wood School

  • Location: High Wycombe
  • Ref: FS03889
  • Closing date: 04 October 2016
  • Contract type: Fixed Term / Secondment


We are looking to recruit a Receptionist to join our Admin team to help ensure the efficient running of the school’s reception.

39 weeks per year term time only
37 Hours per week:

  • 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday to Thursday
  • 8:00 am – 3:30 pm Friday

Bucks Pay Range 1B, £14935
Actual salary = £12667.76

About us

At Chiltern Gate School we believe in providing an education that gives our pupils a Bright Future.  We strive to develop adaptable, confident, resilient, courageous and respectful individuals who have the ability to reach their potential, whatever their starting point.

About the role

They will assist in the support of the school’s drive to raise standards and to fulfil the school’s declared aims. Reporting to the School Business Manager and Office Manager, the Receptionist will represent the school as the first point of contact in a friendly and professional manner.  Answering the telephone: re-directing calls to the relevant personnel and taking messages as necessary to ensure prompt and effective communication at all times.  Undertaking reception duties; welcoming parents, pupils and other visitors and dealing with enquiries whilst ensuring that the safety of pupils and staff is observed at all times.


About you

The successful candidates will work closely with the Headteacher, the Senior Leadership Team, the School Business Manager and Office Manager, as well as other members of the Admin team.

We welcome applications from people who:

  • have experience of working in an office or schools
  • are trustworthy, reliable and punctual
  • appreciate the needs of Special Needs Pupils
  • have common sense and an ability to work on their own initiative
  • are friendly and work well as part of a team

Other Information

Chiltern Wood School is an ambitious and forward-thinking special school, amalgamating Chiltern Gate and Maplewood Schools in the Wycombe area.

We actively encourage you to tour the school prior to completing your application, please call the School Business Manager on 01494 532621 to make an appointment.

Applications can be found on the school website send

Chiltern Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory, Enhanced DBS, qualifications and reference checks.

Closing date for applications – 12 noon Tuesday 4th October 2016 

Interviews – Friday 7th October 2016

Application Forms: