SGSAT Receptionist and Administration Assistant

SGS Berkeley Green UTC

Discover the benefits of joining SGS Academy Trust

Join South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust and be part of educating the workforce of the future, whilst receiving training and development to support your transition into an exciting new career.

We’re really keen to hear from enthusiastic, committed potential employees of the future. For our part, we will provide you with a rewarding career and the development and support you need to make this transition successful.

You will become part of the SGS family, which includes other schools within the Trust and SGS College.

Many valuable staff benefits. Including:

  • Free Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted shopping benefits
  • Excellent Pension Schemes: Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for Corporate staff and Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS) for academic staff
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources via SGS College’s occupational health portal.

What support is available to me?

You will be invited to attend our comprehensive induction programme and get up to date with all statutory and mandatory training. You will be entitled to a selection of training and development opportunities to support your professional and personal development.

SGS Academy Trust and Berkeley Green UTC have an exciting opportunity for a Receptionist and Administration Assistant.

Receptionist and Administration Assistant 

Reference: REQ000988

Location: SGS Berkeley Green UTC, Gloucestershire Science and Technology Park, Berkeley, Gloucestershire GL13 9FB

Full Time Equivalent Salary: Up to £23,526.00

(Salary is dependent on level of qualification and experience)

Contract Type: Permanent, Term Time Only

Hours: 35 hours per week
Term Time Only Contracts will occur a salary adjustment if the start date is after 1st September

SGS is an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

SGS Berkeley Green UTC opened in September 2017 with outstanding facilities, in a state-of-the-art building.  We provide specialist, high quality technical and academic education for 14-19 students with a strong interest in Engineering and Digital Technologies including Cyber Security.  Although we are a specialist centre, the core subjects are very much the foundations on which all else rests.  Developing learners who are confident, fluent and creative is a priority for us.  As the first University Technical College (UTC) in Gloucestershire, Berkeley Green aspires to combine outstanding academic and technical education.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College sponsor SGS Berkeley Green UTC as part of their Multi-Academy Trust, and their size and range of expertise forms the basis of the support for schools within the Trust.

SGS Academy Trust and Berkeley Green UTC have an exciting opportunity for a Receptionist and Administration Assistant

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Acting as the first point of contact for all visitors, telephone callers and other correspondents, and enabling their interactions with relevant members of the UTC community
  • Promoting the UTC and demonstrating its professional values by interacting in a positive, friendly and helpful manner via all methods of communication
  • Applying the UTC’s policies to all visitor interactions, particularly (but not limited to) those dealing with safeguarding and health and safety Beneficial Skills & Qualifications
  • Answering telephone enquiries from a range of stakeholders and dealing with them in an efficient and timely manner
  • Dealing with mail and deliveries, both incoming and outgoing
  • Other routine administration tasks as directed by the SLT or Office Manager including (but not limited to) photocopying and printing, collating documents, data entry, mail merges and filing

Key Skills

  • GCSE Grade 4 or above in English and Maths
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Administration Experience
  • Excellent inter-personal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills including the ability to prioritise and to work independently

Why choose SGSAT Berkeley Green UTC?

You will become part of the wider SGS family supporting you with your professional development, access to the LGPS Pension scheme, discounted shopping benefits, and access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources.

Closing Date: 15 May 2024                                

Expected Interview Date: Week Commencing 20 May 2024

SGS Group is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and any offer of employment will be subject to a number of conditions including a requirement for providing satisfactory references. If you are selected for interview your referees will be contacted and references requested at this point.  In line with KCSIE and having regard to all relevant guidance, a range of checks and online searches will also be conducted for successful candidates, and a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure will need to be obtained as a requirement of the job


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Date Posted: 15/04/2024

Deadline for applications: 15/05/2024

Location: SGS Berkeley Green UTC, Gloucestershire Science and Technology Park, Berkeley, GL13 9FB

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