Receptionist - Part Time FTC

Activate Learning
£15,000 - £20,000 Per Year
12 Oct 2021 16:00
05 Nov 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Secretary / PA
Customer Service
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Receptionist - Part Time FTC

Activate Learning are looking for a Receptionist to join our ever-expanding and busy admissions team based predominately at our Waingels Adult Learning Centre, with travel between our Berkshire campuses required at times. 

The purpose of this role is to deliver an exceptional front line customer experience, including by telephone and other digital channels, which raises the reputation of Activate Learning and sets it apart from other providers. 

The role will predominantly involve meeting and greeting customers at reception and signing them in and working alongside the admissions team. 

This is a fixed term, part time contract working 29 hours a week, with the potential to earn up to £20,597 per annum pro rata depending on qualifications and experience.


What do you need to be successful in this role? 

The ideal candidate will be resilient and solutions focused and able to multi task. The ability to input data accurately and efficiently, ensuring that records are kept up to date and changes are recorded in line with GDPR and our Privacy policies. You will be confident working independently and within a team. 

Therefore, if you are highly organised, IT literate, confident, customer focused and have the ability to interact with a variety of people in person, by phone and email, we would like to hear from you! 


What are the benefits of this role?

There really is no limit in terms of your personal growth, development and career by joining one of the largest Education Providers in the UK. You will have a comprehensive development program as part of induction together with peer to peer learning, a formal development plan and support at every step of the way to set you up for success.

We offer a buddy system, a digital induction module and a close-knit community of experts and leaders across the Group to support the sharing of best practice and encourage individual growth. We have extensive technology in place to develop digital capability and flexible working arrangements will be considered for the right candidate.


What are the benefits of working for Activate Learning Group? 

At Activate Learning we are pioneering education with an unwavering focus on providing talent for business and transforming lives through our award-winning Learning Philosophy. Our student experience is the result of our attention to detail in recruiting, developing and retaining the right staff who match and promote the values and behaviours of our brand.

We reward our employees with generous annual leave entitlements, access to training and development, travel subsidies – bus and train, cycle scheme, onsite parking (first come first served), plenty of public transport options for all sites, discounted membership to the Lifestyle Centre (on some campuses) and Employee Assistance Programme.


Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive.

We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as once we have closed a vacancy you will be unable to submit your application form.

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.

If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.