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Pencalenick School

Receptionist / School Administrator - closing date 1st November 2021 

Job Title: Receptionist / School Administrator
Closing Date: 1st November 2021
Interview Date: Week commencing 8th November 2021
Start Date: SAP
Hours of work: Variable hours initially for 37 hrs per week, 39 working weeks per year (includes CPD days) plus holidays (45.248 paid weeks)
Salary: £16,423 per annum (£9.81 per hr) – pay review in the Autumn term
Location: Pencalenick School, St Clement, Truro, TR1 1TE
NOR: 124
Contract type: Permanent

Pencalenick School is a highly successful Academy Trust School that lies in the heart of Cornwall, providing high quality education and support for pupils age 11-16 with complex learning difficulties and disabilities. The school is a member of the Special Partnership Trust, an ambitious and inspiring collaboration of specialist provision in Cornwall, with a focus on excellence in learning for everyone.


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, personable and organised individual who will act as first point of call for all visitors, welcoming and directing them as appropriate. Duties will include general clerical support, use of MS Office, updating the School Information Management System (SIMs), maintaining the school website, compiling the school newsletter and additional administrative tasks commensurate with the post. You will be a good communicator, smart in appearance, professional and discrete regarding confidential matters. Experience of SIMs and Arbor would be an advantage but training will be given if necessary.


Pencalenick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of checks and references, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


If you have the commitment, energy, initiative and drive to help us meet our core values, then we welcome your application.


Please visit the school website www.pencalenick.org for further information and an application pack.


Completed applications should be returned to secretary@pencalenick.org for the attention of Mrs J Platts by 1st November 2021.