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School Receptionist

Full time, permanent

The role of School receptionist is essential to the smooth running of the school. Working as part of a team, under the direction of the Personal Assistant to Heads of School, the Receptionist will provide professional administrative support and an efficient front-line service for the reception area.

You will work with a range of key internal and external stakeholders, including parents and Local Authorities, to ensure that our learners receive the best education possible.


Skills required

  • Communication and interpersonal skills: Often being the first person of contact, the Receptionist will need to possess excellent people skills. The image of the school relies heavily on the ability of the Receptionist to communicate effectively and sympathetically with a wide variety of people including parents, staff and supporters
  • Time-management: Excellent time-management and organisational skills to be able to deal with a multitude of tasks and a range of priorities, often demonstrating the skills to have to reprioritise as urgent tasks emerge
  • Computer skills: Strong IT skills, proficient in the use of most Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word and Excel. A working knowledge of PowerPoint and Publisher would also be helpful
  • Problem solving: The Receptionist will need to be practical, resilient and able to use their initiative


For a full description of duties, take a look at the job description. Over and above general on-the-job training the successful applicant will also be required to train for the following key roles and areas of responsibility:

  • Behaviour Analysis in-house basic training
  • First Aid Officer
  • Fire Officer


We are particularly seeking applications from people that represent the diversity of our community.

BeyondAutism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced disclosure will be conducted for the successful applicant.

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Location: Tram House School, 520 Garratt Lane, London SW17 0NY

Salary: £20,500 – £24,830 per annum

Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm

Type: Full time, permanent

Date posted: 6th February 2024

Closing Date: Friday, 8th March 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Job Description: Download

Application Form: Download

Disclosure Form: Download

Monitoring Form: Download

How to apply:

To apply for this role please email a completed application form, disclosure form and monitoring form to

HR Department, BeyondAutism, 140 Woking Close, London, SW15 5LD

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