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The Cavendish School

The Cavendish School

Working With Us

We are very fortunate at The Cavendish School to have a stable workforce, and vacancies seldom arise.  Should there be an opportunity to join our team, details of the vacancy and how to apply will be posted on this page.

School Office Receptionist (maternity cover)

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic, well-organised person to join the staff of our unique, friendly and highly regarded IAPS School from Monday 21st February. The School Office Receptionist works closely with the Heads PA & School Secretary and plays a vital frontline role in the day to day running of our School Office and in supporting pupils, parents and staff.

You will enjoy dealing directly with parents and pupils in a busy office environment. To succeed, you will have the ability to work as part of a team and to initiate and maintain highly positive and effective working relationships with others. You will also have a confident telephone manner, strong IT/typing skills, good practical knowledge of Microsoft Office, good written skills and excellent attention to detail. Other requirements are the ability to handle responsibility and manage your time and work to multi-task and deliver against agreed deadlines.

Aptitude for the role and an ability to learn quickly is more important than previous administrative or school experience.

This role is a full-time position with working hours of 7.45am-4pm Monday-Friday; with reduced hours in the School holidays. This role is a fixed term maternity cover until April 2022. 

The salary offered is flexible and will reflect an applicant’s potential.

First aid training will be provided for the successful applicant.

To express your interest in this role and to receive an application pack please send an email to Mrs Kerry Dignan, at

Visits by prior arrangement are welcome.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Tuesday 11th January 2022, although applications will be processed as they are received.

The date of interviews is Tuesday 18th January 2022. References will be requested for candidates invited for interview prior to this date.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.