Receptionist (Maternity Cover)

 Required: 1st September 2020


37 hours per week, 38 weeks per year (term time only)

(Monday – Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm, Friday 8:30am-4:00pm)


Grade 4 (£15,422 - £16,046 actual salary)


The Governors are looking to appoint a Receptionist to work collaboratively with other support staff to provide effective support to the school.


Reporting to the School Secretary, the successful candidate will be enthusiastic, customer-focused, adaptable and efficient with excellent interpersonal skills to act as a first point of contact for customers phoning, emailing and visiting St Thomas More.   Candidates must be able to work independently and as part of a team.


The role of receptionist is varied and includes; managing incoming calls, taking accurate messages, meeting and greeting visitors in line with appropriate safeguarding protocols, managing outgoing and incoming post and using SIMs (school’s student data base).


The school is open to applications from candidates who would like to job share the role.

This is a one year contract or until the substantive post-holder returns.


Please contact Catherine McGlone, Headteacher’s PA & HR Manager if you need further information: 


Please do not download Cheshire East’s Application Form.


Closing Date: Tuesday 9th June 2020, 10:00am


The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place.


Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19:  

Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring for all appointments will continue for STM vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months.   Applications will still be reviewed and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities will vary.  If you have any queries or concerns, please get in touch with Catherine McGlone.

 Receptionist Application Pack

   Support Staff Application Form

  Notes to Applicants

   Recruitment Monitoring Form

   Rehabilitation of Offenders Act Form

  Consent to Obtain References