Website Telferscot Primary School

Receptionist sought for primary school in Balham

Salary: NJC Scale 4 – points 7 to 10 (£24279 to £25614 per annum; pay award pending) – pro rata for part-time hours
Position type: 22.5 hours per week – 39 weeks per year (during school terms)
To start: January 2022 (or earlier if possible)

For further details or to arrange a school visit: Please contact Hannah Martin, School Business Manager, by telephone on 020 8673 7362 or by email

To apply: All applications must use the forms supplied below and be submitted using the ‘Apply for Job’ button below – please do not submit CVs, as these cannot be accepted

Applications close: noon, Monday 6th December 2021
Shortlisting: Tuesday 7th December 2021
Interviews: Friday 10th December 2021


Telferscot is a Lambeth community school, located between Balham and Streatham, and is two-form entry plus a nursery rated Outstanding at our last inspection in 2014. We are very proud of our school, which is warm and welcoming as soon as you enter. We have high expectations of our children, who come from a diverse range of backgrounds, and we achieve high standards in both learning and behaviour. We pride ourselves on being a creative school and provide lots of opportunities for children to develop and grow their interests and skills.

We would like to appoint an enthusiastic, professional and motivated Receptionist to join our wonderful TelferTeam. The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a school office, strong communication skills and will understand that safeguarding and confidentiality are an essential part of this role. The candidate will be able to use their initiative, have strong IT skills and will ideally have experience of using SIMS.

We value the diversity in our community and are committed to having a workforce that reflects this. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in social inequalities and their potential impact on education; be able to think creatively and innovatively; be keen to learn new skills; be committed to anti-racist practice and contributing to meaningful change. Applicants from racial and ethnic minority groups, and those with lived experience of social disadvantage/injustice, are strongly encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant’s appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Tagged as: Professional and Support

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