School receptionists are often the first people that students, families, and visitors see when they enter a school.
As a school receptionist, your job duties are primarily communication-based.
As such, you'll need to be familiar with proper phone and email etiquette and possess strong interpersonal skills.
Your daily tasks will include keeping records, scheduling meetings, and facilitating communication between teachers, staff, and families.
You may also be required to provide secretarial support in addition to reception duties.
Front Desk :
Answers phone calls in a pleasant, informed manner for the purpose of providing information and creating a good image of the school
Manages telephone message system (office hours, inclement weather and other recorded messages)
Greets all incoming students, families and guests respectfully and professionally
Assists in all aspects of maintaining a professional front office, including but not limited to, fielding and directing incoming phone calls to the appropriate staff member in a timely, professional manner, filing and copying and faxing of sensitive information.
Understands, accepts, and abides by the School’s philosophy and mission statement in all his / her school activities.
Develops a positive, welcoming and caring climate in the Front Office.
Consistently exhibits high standards of professional conduct.
Effectively perform all other duties as assigned by the Principal.
Arrives punctually, be prepared for each school day, and maintains regular attendance.
Provides for children’s personal needs such as attending to those who are sick or hurt; administering medications as prescribed by a physician in accordance with training and authorization
Requires basic clerical skills and knowledge of office practices and procedures that involve the operation of standard office equipment such as personal computer, copier, fax, and associated equipment that can be learned on the job within several months.
Assists students and others with routine problems and will refer non-routine items to a supervisor.
Required to sit or stand for extended periods of time
Lifts supplies and materials weigh up to 25 pounds.
May be assigned to work in Guidance, Student Services, Curriculum, or the general office.
Types routine correspondence, memoranda, reports, records, bulletins, orders and other office documents from sources such as rough drafts, notes, and oral instructions.
Receives, counts, open, unpacks, dates, stamps, records, sorts and distributes incoming mail, documents, books, materials and supplies following established procedures.
Sorts and stamps out-going correspondence, addresses envelopes and packages and prepares printed matter and other material for mailing.
Receives and refers visitors, takes telephone calls and messages, and provides routine information upon request.
Enters information or data to personal computer or computer terminal following established procedures.
Able to honour confidential information.
Gives a daily report of general observations to the school administrator.
Carrying out other duties that may be assigned by Management.
Social Media :
Manages all school social media accounts and campaigns
Develops engaging, creative, innovative content for regularly scheduled posts, which enlighten audiences and promote brand-focused messages
Coordinates social media messaging with advertising departments, brand managers, and quarterly or seasonal school goals
Researches and analyses social media trends, including social media ad revenue and web visitor data, to improve social media presence and campaign efficacy.
Works with various company departments to promote the overall brand through social media channels.
Interested candidates should possess a BSc Degree qualification
2 - 4 years of work experience.
N50,000 - N60,000 Monthly.