Receptionist, St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Pontefract

Location: St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Pontefract

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Office Receptionist to join the school Administration Team at St Joseph’s Pontefract.

This is a rewarding and important front-facing role that involves undertaking reception duties such as answering the routine telephone and face-to-face enquiries and signing in visitors. Under the instruction and guidance of senior staff, you will also provide general administrative support to the school.

Working hours per week: 14 hours per week (term time only), Monday, Tuesday Wednesday and Friday, 8.45 am – 11.45 am, Thursday 8.45 am to 10.45 am

Salary Per Annum: Grade: 2, SCP: G2 FTE salary- £18,198, pro-rata salary (term time only)- £5,744.38

Full details of the role and requirements are detailed in the Job Specification.

We can offer you:

  • A warm, supportive school and parish community.
  • A commitment to fully support your induction, professional development and opportunities to work with other colleagues across the BKCAT Trust.
  • A commitment to continuing professional development.

The successful candidate will:

  • Uphold confidentiality at all times.
  • Be professional when dealing with parents, staff, children and other stakeholders in the school.
  • Be highly motivated, hardworking and proactive.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and be committed to working as part of a team.
  • Have experience of working in an administrative environment.

The school is part of the Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust. As a Trust, we have a vision that goes beyond our individual academies and that changes our perception from my academy to our academy.

Working collaboratively, each academy benefits from others’ strengths and expertise within the Trust and practically from the services provided and procured centrally.

All applicants must be willing to participate in the life of our school and actively support the school’s distinctive Catholic ethos.

Application deadline: 12 noon on Friday 26th August 2022.

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 29th August 2022.

Start date: Tuesday 6th September 2022

How to apply: For further information, please complete the CES supplementary and application forms at the bottom of the Trust vacancies page and the school website. Completed application forms should be returned to the school office or emailed to, please note we are unable to accept speculative CVs.

All our correspondence regarding this vacancy will be sent via email, therefore please check your emails regularly for updates on your application. We also advise you to check your junk/spam folder as some emails may end up there depending on your mail provider settings.

The BKCAT is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to safeguarding all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility. The successful candidate must have good references and enhanced DBS checked.

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