employment

Receptionist

Full Time Permanent Position

HopePoint Christian School is a small co educational K-6 Christian School operating in Georges Hall.

The School is seeking an innovative, enthusiastic receptionist to manage the day to day administrative and secretarial support of the office. The position is 5 day full time permanent.


The successful applicant must have exceptional communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and be ready to commence as soon as possible.

Responsibilities include:

  • General reception duties
  • Receipting school fees and other school related payments
  • Coordination of enrolment enquiries and provision of relevant information to prospective families
  • Reporting and secretarial duties to the Principal
  • Liaising with families, students and front desk
  • Day to day running of the office
  • Liaising with Finance Officer, Administration Assistant, Maintenance Staff and Contract Cleaners
  • Administering first aid as required
  • General reception duties, counter enquiries, telephone, emails etc,
  • Process student absences
  • Updating student records
  • Coordinating and running the Uniform shop
  • Copying and distribution of all school notes; both hard and soft copies


The selected applicant should be a Christian actively engaged in church life and have the following:

  • Experience in planning
  • Exceptional skills in Microsoft Office products
  • Outstanding time management and organisational skills
  • Professional and friendly demeanour
  • The ability to work independently and to use initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with school administration software desirable (especially Maze)
  • A current first aid certificate
  • A current Working With Children accreditation
  • A current reference from the pastor of the church attended

Please apply to the “Principal” by emailing “school@hpcs.nsw.edu.au

Applications close Wednesday 5th September at 4:00pm

EMPLOYMENT GUIDELINES

All staff of HopePoint Christian School must support and demonstrate through their daily lives, the school’s Statement of Faith. As a Christian school, we employ staff who profess the school ethos and demonstrate the same beliefs, thus are practising Christians.

For any advertised position it would be advisable to contact the school and ask for an information pack. Inside the pack will be further information about the specific position being advertised, a job description with roles and responsibilities and any further requirements not specifically addressed in the advertisement. This information will be available electronically, if you prefer it rather than the postal service.

You would provide with your application, evidence of your qualifications for the position for which you are applying, references – both character and spiritual references are required, any previous work history, the name of your place of worship and your involvement there, a page or so of introduction explaining why you think you would be a suitable candidate for the position. Other relevant information for the position should also be included.

If you are applying for the position of a classroom teacher you would mainly be responsible for the education of the students in your care. All staff take responsibility for nurturing and caring for all the students in the school. Staff are expected to counsel, guide and support the students and families within our school community.

You would abide by the policies and procedures adopted by our school.