School Receptionist Job Description

August 3, 2010 | By More

School Receptionist Job profile and description

A school receptionist is appointed in schools to take care of front office responsibilities. She greets the visitors and guides them as per their requirements. Basically, her job is to maintain the front office, take care of cleanliness and handle initial level correspondence through sources of communication.

Duties and Responsibilities

?        She has to welcome parents, new students and other visitors and has to help them regarding their respective official requirements.

?        She has to keep reception and front office clear and to maintain peace in her working area.

?        A school receptionist has to attend calls and to keep records of black & white correspondence including letters, couriers and other posts.

?        She is responsible for booking meeting rooms and auditoriums for high level functions.

?        Her duty is to communicate with pupils and parents regarding other official work through e-mails, internal mails and telephonic calls.

?         She has to register visitor entries and has to keep a record of incoming/ outgoing bulk mailer system.

?        She has to take care of various administrative works in a school.


Skills and Specifications

?        She must have pleasing personality and effective communication skills in terms of reading, writing and speaking.

?        A school receptionist should be able to maintain personal standard of dress, professional behaviour and confidence.

?        She should be able to connect and run peripheral devices including printer and scanner etc.

?        She should have good interpersonal and management skills.

?        She should be well verse with all the norms and rules of a school for which she is working.

?        She should be ready to work for long hours when needed

?        She should have good decision making power.

Education and Qualification

A school receptionist must be a graduate from any stream. A course or diploma in management and related field will prove to be beneficial.

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