Grade 3 (SCP 10-13)

FTE Salary £16,863- £17,391 Actual Salary £6,083 - £6,273 

16hrs per week (08:00-16:30) Wednesday & Thursday (part time, term time only) ​


Castleford Park Junior Academy is part of the Castleford Academy Trust and we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Receptionist to join us in order to strengthen the Administration Team who contribute to delivering the best education and support for over 400 pupils throughout the Castleford District. 

The successful candidate will support the School Business Manager in providing effective communication, administration, documentation & data for the whole school. We are committed to establishing excellent standards and have set our expectations high.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide a welcoming and effective reception environment.
  • Support the management of communications in school through a variety of methods and media formats.
  • General administrative and clerical duties such as arranging clubs and collecting quotes for trips and visits.
  • Contact parents/carers to assist with effective attendance management and safeguarding.
  • Check and distribute deliveries.
  • Type and check correspondence such as letters and newsletters.
  • Respond to enquiries from both parents and staff providing general school information in a positive and efficient manner.
  • Ensure school policies and procedures, including Safeguarding and Health and Safety are adhered to.​
The successful candidate will be:

  • Educated to GCSE standard with a minimum of grades A*-C in Maths and English or equivalent. i.e. NVQ level 2 or similar.

  • Able to demonstrate excellent numeracy and literacy skills.

  • Able to multitask across a range of administration disciplines with the ability to prioritise and work under pressure.

  • Able to work as part of a team and on own initiative.

  • A competent user of ICT, in particular in the use of Microsoft Office.

  • Willing to partake in continued professional development.​​

Castleford Park Junior Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. For all positions at Castleford Park Junior Academy you are required to complete a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check prior to appointment.

For further information or to arrange a tour of the school please contact Mrs S Beedle on 01977 518959 or email: enquiries@pjacademy.net

Application forms should be returned by 9th November 2018​

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CPJA Receptionist Job Spec.pdf
CPJA Receptionist.pdf