Office Administrator and Receptionist

Hours per week: 36.5 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

Highters Heath Community School

Highters Heath Lane


B14 4LY

Telephone number: 0121 464 2459

Email address:

Required 1 January 2024

We are looking for an exceptional Office Administrator and Receptionist at Highters Heath Community School: –

Strong IT Skills

Front of House including answering phone, taking messages and dealing with general queries

Responsible for Breakfast Club and dinner numbers


Updating MIS

Parent Pay

Admin Requests

Letters and reports for Headteacher/SLT

Incoming and outgoing post (for example, franking, sorting and distribution)

Experience of Canva desirable but not essential

Closing date: 24 November 2023, 4:00pm

Please visit our website to download the job description and person specification and complete the online application and monitoring forms.

If you have any queries, please email:

You can download the job description and person specification

Please do not send in CVs, the application form covers the information required and is designed to ensure fairness during interview shortlisting.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.

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