School Porter

Porter – Independent School, UK

Location: North-West London
Start Date: September 2023
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Hours: Monday to Friday 08.00 – 16.00
Salary: £26,000 (+ benefits)

Our client, one of the most famous and oldest independent schools in the UK are seeking a Porter to join their well-renowned school.

This is a varied role that takes you out and about around the School, getting to know a wide range of staff and providing postal delivery, receptionist and office administration services. You will operate the School’s post room, taking in post, delivering it around the site and operating the postal payment machines.

Receptionist duties will feature as you stand in when required to answer the phone, deal with a wide range of queries and greet visitors. You will also use your office administration skills to support the wider Facilities team with tasks that keep the practical operation of the School running smoothly.

You will have experience of working in a similar role, perhaps as a caretaker or facilities assistant, willing to lift weights of up to 25kg and drive a range of vehicles such as cars, minibuses and buggies.

Your knowledge of MS Office applications will enable you to undertake administration tasks for the facilities team. Taking pride in developing your knowledge of the daily operation of the School and its staff, you will have a flair for providing a first-class, memorable customer service using your excellent communication skills and calm, welcoming demeanour to ensure that staff, parents and other visitors have an optimum experience.

The Bursary is the initial point of contact for visitors and the majority of telephone enquiries and for the delivery and collection of mail, both external and internal. It also houses the Senior Bursarial Team, Accounts department and bursarial administration.

The benefits include:

  • Free lunch
  • Free parking
  • Automatic enrolment in the School’s pension scheme
  • Use of the School’s sports facilities such as the swimming pool, gym, and running track.
  • Subsidised membership of the tennis, golf, angling and social clubs.

If you do have the relevant requirements and would like to be considered for this opportunity please send through your CV, or call Joseph at Connaught for more information.

Connaught Education – The Independent Schools Specialist

Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures.

Job Information

Job Reference: JAPTH130723_1689257238
Salary From: £26000
Salary To: £26000
Job Industries: Education and Training
Job Locations: Harrow, London
Job Types: Permanent

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