Receptionist and Administration Assistant

Receptionist and Administration Assistant

We are seeking to appoint a professional, motivated and engaging person as a key member of the school’s administration team. Whilst the primary focus is the role of Receptionist you will also assist with a variety of administration tasks.  The position carries considerable responsibility for the presentation of the school to the public and as a key contact for the school community.

This position is full time, and applicants must be able to commence employment late January 2023.  The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a busy environment with many competing demands.  They need to be self-motivated, task oriented and possess high level written, verbal and IT skills.

Key Accountabilities 

  • Ensure telephones are answered promptly
  • Daily and weekly attendance roll monitoring and follow-up
  • Welcome visitors as they arrive and ensure they have a current WWC and sign in and out as necessary
  • Responsibility for Sick Bay – including First Aid management and supply
  • Respond to Reception emails with efficiency and warmth in line with set protocols

 Required Skills 

  • Punctuality
  • An ability to identify priorities and time manage in a simple and straight forward manner
  • An ability to relate to students from early childhood to Year 12
  • A warm, helpful, and flexible attitude and enthusiasm for Steiner education
  • Proficiency in Office365 programs
  • Accuracy and care for detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional presentation consistent with school culture
  • Level 2 First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training
  • Ability to multi-task and experience in a busy office environment would be advantageous

Sophia Mundi Steiner School is committed to the safety of children. The successful applicant will require a Working with Children Check.   

Please register your interest and submit your application as soon as possible, including a current CV and covering letter to admin@sophiamundi.vic.gov.au. The position description is available on the school website.

Please note the adverted closing date is indicative only and we reserve the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.

Applications close 5pm, Wednesday, 7 December 2022