Receptionist - The Deaf Academy

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • £16,423.42 per annum (£19,250 per annum FTE)

We are committed to enabling all our students to excel educationally, come and help us achieve it.

The Deaf Academy provides specialist education and care tailored to the individual needs of Deaf young people. The sense of belonging to an inspiring bilingual community transforms students as they develop language skills and journey towards independence and fulfilling their potential.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a term time Receptionist who is a positive and highly motivated individual, to join its admin team in the front of house.

This exciting opportunity would suit someone with exceptional customer service/front of house skills, with a friendly nature and ‘can do’ attitude. 

The successful candidate will need to able to work under pressure in what can be a busy environment, whilst having the ability to use their own initiative and think on their feet.   

Key responsibilities: 
• Provide a high standard of professional and welcoming reception service. 
• Up-hold and adhere to the Academy’s safeguarding protocol 
• Ensure all visitors sign-in using the correct procedure
• Manage all incoming telephone calls by channelling to appropriate departments or by recording detailed messages to be relayed appropriately.
• General housekeeping of all documentation held at reception.
• Maintain presentation of the reception area and ensure a good quality of customer service is adhered to at all times. 
• Maintain accurate and appropriate paper & electronic records as required.
• Ensure that strict confidentiality is maintained in relation to the Academy’s work.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults; as such an enhanced DBS disclosure is required. 
The Academy is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all its students and staff.

Our vision is a brighter future for Deaf young people. If you feel you could be part of this story, we would like to hear from you.

For a job application pack: Please visit the Academy’s website Welcome to the Deaf Academy or email the HR Department employment@thedeafacademy.ac.uk  
Please apply by 12 noon on the closing date.

 Registered Charity No.1124523

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationEast DevonDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX8 2AU


  • Reference

    JS03640


  • Occupational GroupAdministrative, Secretarial & Office Support


  • Salary Details

    £16,423.42 per annum (£19,250 per annum FTE)


  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull TimeTerm Time
  • Hours

    37 hours per week, term time only

  • Closing Date

    02/10/2022

  • DBS Check Required

    Yes