Vacancies Receptionist/Attendance Officer Closing Date: 2024-06-12
Job Type(s):
  • Permanent and Part-Time during term time

Part time
Term time + 10 daysFor September 2024

The Godolphin and Latymer School is one of the country’s leading independent day schools for girls, located on a six acre site in Hammersmith, London.  The School’s facilities are excellent, making it an exciting place to learn and work.  The students at Godolphin and Latymer receive unrivalled academic and pastoral support and outstanding examination results are achieved.

The school seeks to appoint a Receptionist/Attendance Officer.  The appointed candidate will be friendly and professional and they will embrace the ethos of the school community, warmly welcoming girls, parents and visitors to the school.

The Receptionist will be the primary contact for the majority of calls made to the school and as such they must have an excellent telephone manner and the ability to multi-task.  Prior experience of having worked in a school is not required but would be advantageous.  The post-holder will need to be first aid trained and this training will be provided by the school.

The working hours are 10.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Thursday and 10.00am to 5.00pm Friday during the term time, which includes the complete week in which each term starts and ends, and an additional 10 days each summer holiday when the public examination results are published.  The post-holder will be required to work beyond the usual end of their working day on occasion.

The salary will be commensurate with the post and will depend upon qualifications and experience.

We will require the appointed candidate to join us as soon as possible, on the completion of all required pre-appointment checks.

Fully completed application forms must be returned to recruitment@godolphinandlatymer.com as soon as possible.  Please note that applications must be made on the school’s application form.  CVs alone will not be accepted.

The closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 12 June 2024. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Interviews will be arranged on receipt of successful application. We reserve the right to close the advert once the successful applicant has been found.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  The School may carry out online searches on shortlisted applicants and all applicants will be required to provide details of their online profile, including social media accounts, as part of their application.

All staff working in the School during the school day will have some contact with children and will therefore be in regulated activity.  In this role you are unlikely to be working with children directly but will regularly interact with pupils who may seek your assistance or otherwise interact with you when moving around the school.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  The School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions on a self-declaration form in advance of attending an interview (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.”

The Charity called The Godolphin and Latymer School (charity registration number 312699) is administered by The Godolphin and Latymer School Foundation, a charitable company limited by guarantee (Company number 3598439).

THE GODOLPHIN AND LATYMER SCHOOL, Iffley Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 0PG.

HMC/GSA 800 girls, 11-18 (220 in the Sixth Form).