Sorry but this form will not work without cookies enabled. Please adjust your browser settings to enable cookies to continue. For more information on how to do this please see our.

Emergency/Info Notice
  • Highest Quality Learning

    Our personalized approach engages and challenges students, empowering them to reach their highest potential.

    British International School of Chicago, South Loop

  • Join Us

    We welcome you to join our vibrant, international community of learners.

    Campus

  • Ask Us Anything

    Speaking directly with us is the best way to get your questions answered quickly. We look forward to hearing from you.

    British International School of Chicago, South Loop

  • Exceptional Teachers

    Our highly qualified, energetic and experienced staff is focused on developing children's unique learning styles.

    Teacher

  • Our Unique School Day

    Sometimes focused and other times fun, the school day is always inspiring.

    Diverse

  • Join Our Family

    We welcome you to our inclusive community. From day one, you and your child will feel at home with us.

    British International School of Chicago, South Loop

  • Go, Bulldogs!

    Our varied athletics programming fosters sportsmanship, competition and discipline.

    British International School of Chicago, South Loop | Private School Chicago

  • Connect with us

    Read our news and blogs to keep up with what's happening in our community.

    Studying Performing Arts

Receptionist

  • Period:
  • Contract:
  • Closing date for applications: April 05, 2019

About The British International School of Chicago, South Loop

The British International School of Chicago, South Loop (BISC-SL) is seeking a Learning Assistant to join its dynamic staff. BISC-SL is a highly successful and the fastest growing school in Chicago and has established a reputation for excellence in the Chicago market. The contemporary, learning-driven school is located in the South Loop area of Chicago, serving both American and international families.

 

Job Summary

In this position the chosen candidate will be the first point of contact for the school and will provide administrative support. He/she will handle the flow of the people and ensure all Receptionist responsibilities are completed accurately and delivered in a timely manner. As a Receptionist the main focus will be customer service, clerical work including, but not limited to, taking phone calls, payments, and emails from parents and staff, and communication with parents, students, and staff members.

 

Core Duties and Responsibilities

General

  • To work and share within the life of the school according to the above job purpose.
  • To participate fully in the development, safety, health and welfare of the children.

 

Customer Service

  • Serve visitors by greeting, welcoming & directing them appropriately
  • Assist parents/guardians in various tasks with a helpful and positive demeanor
  • Answer, forward, and note incoming phone calls while providing information when needed

 

Office Processes

  • Maintain security by following procedures and controlling access (raptor, monitor logbook etc.)
  • Take accurate notes of phone calls and general office meetings
  • Takes and retrieves messages for various personnel
  • Record and manage attendance records and assisted with other administrative tasks
  • Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as answering phones, filing, photocopying, etc.
  • Coordinates the pick-up and delivery of express mail services (FedEx, UPS, etc.)
  • Receive and sort daily mail/deliveries/couriers
  • Assists in receiving, stocking and distribution of office supplies.
  • Print out students or staff id’s if needed

 

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree

 

Core Competencies

  • Proven working experience in customer service roles
  • Management and people skills
  • General knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to organize, multitask, prioritize and work under pressure
  • Professional appearance and attitude

 

Working Environment/Conditions

The receptionist operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

 

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including: Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401k.

 

EEO Statement

Nord Anglia Education provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Nord Anglia Education complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.