Office Receptionist with Mid-day Supervisor responsibilities, St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Goole

Location: St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Goole

Closing Date: November 26, 2021

Office Receptionist with Mid-day Supervisor responsibilities

22.5 hours per week (8.45am-1.15pm) – Term Time only

Expected start date: Monday 4th January

Job Type: Fixed term until January 2023


  • Grade 2 receptionist: 16.25 hours per week 8:45am-12:00pm £6,667.58 – £6,800.95 (FTE £18,198-£18,562)
  • Grade 1 Mid-day Supervisor: 6.25 hours per week 12:00pm- 1:15pm £2,514.29 (FTE £17,842)

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is seeking to appoint a motivated, committed and enthusiastic individual to join our dedicated team of Administrative and Mid-day Supervisor staff.

This new post combines the role of receptionist and mid-day supervisor. You will provide reception and administrative support to the school, under the direction of senior staff and assist with the supervision of pupils during lunchtime periods.

As an Office Receptionist, we are looking for someone who:

  • is committed to our Catholic ethos which is central to our school
  • is a welcoming and professional public face for our school
  • is approachable and friendly with a sense of humour
  • has a calm, positive approach and can multi-task
  • is self-motivated, flexible and adaptable
  • is an excellent communicator with good inter-personal skills
  • has excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft package
  • will provide an effective, efficient and confidential reception and administrative service to the school

As a Mid-day Supervisor, we are looking for someone who:

  • can supervise children in the dining hall, playground and school premises
  • can aid injured or distressed children
  • can administer first aid and record the incident
  • can liaise with other staff
  • has a positive approach to team working
  • has a firm, patient, helpful and friendly personality
  • is able to relate to young people with a variety of needs and backgrounds
  • is committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of our school

 We can offer you:

  • a strong inclusive environment where our ethos is central to all we do
  • a warm and welcoming school that is unique in its richness and diversity
  • a caring, hardworking and dedicated school team who are committed to a child-centred approach to maximise improvement
  • enthusiastic and inquisitive children who are wonderful to work with
  • a commitment to strong partnerships between children, parents, school team, governors, the local parishes and the wider community
  • a commitment to continuing professional development and career progression for all

Application and supplementary forms are available on the Trust’s vacancies page and on the school website at Application forms should be returned to by 4pm on Friday 10th December.

Visits to the school can be arranged by appointment. If you would like to find out more about our school, please ring the school office on, 01405 762607 to make arrangements.

Successful candidates will be subject to the return of satisfactory pre-employment checks and references. The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information. Our school is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; as such we will pursue safer recruitment processes and will verify all references.

Closing date: Friday 10th December at 4pm

Shortlisting: Monday 13th December

Interview: Wednesday 15th December

You will be notified by email on Monday 13th  December if you have been successful in your application to be called for interview.


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