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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an efficient and hands-on receptionist to join our new centre in The Hague. The receptionist provides a consistently helpful, friendly, welcoming and secure environment for clients and staff of the BSN Language Centre, The International Leadership Academy (ILA) and the BSN Central Services.

About the role

The core responsibilities of the role include general receptionist duties such as screening visitors; signing in visitors/students in line with the BSN registration/safeguarding procedures; and answering face to face enquiries. You will also operate the telephone system, answering and forwarding incoming calls and emails, ensuring messages are dealt with promptly. Other responsibilities include organising and distributing the internal mail, processing attendance registers and providing general administrative support to the team. The receptionist also has the opportunity to assist with ad hoc projects under the direction of the Operations Team Leader.

About you

You have proven receptionist/administrator experience, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and enjoy working with people. This role involves a lot of interaction with clients, visitors and staff, both face to face and via telephone/email. You will need to have good IT skills, particularly in the Microsoft Office software and excellent written and spoken English. You’ll  demonstrate a flexible attitude, adapting to changing circumstances, and you have the ability to remain calm under pressure, whilst maintaining high standards. Experience of working in an International, client focussed environment would also be considered an advantage.

About us

As one of Europe’s leading British international schools, the BSN is a vibrant, diverse and well-established yet innovative employer. We have 4 school campuses in and around The Hague and an Adult Learning Centre where our Language Centre, International Leadership Academy (ILA) and Central Services teams are based. Careers at BSN are challenging and rewarding with a real opportunity to make a difference. We offer competitive salaries, attractive benefits and we recognise that our staff deserve excellent professional development opportunities and support. Our super range of Life Planning and Well-being initiatives and benefits includes a bike scheme, computer and study loans, Health checks, Financial coaching, Life coaching, dietician service, translation service and support for activities such as sports, music, creative workshops and Dutch lessons.

How to apply

If you are motivated by what you have ready so far, please submit your application; you will be asked to upload your CV and a covering letter outlining your motivation and suitability for the role.

Applications must reach us by 20 August 2018

First interviews will take place on 24 August 2018

Start date: as soon as available

The BSN is an equal opportunities employer and is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.

Our 4 campuses provide state of the art learning environments for over 2300 students, of 80+ nationalities. Our recently established International Leadership Academy is a dynamic centre of learning and a true example of the BSN's committment to your professional development.

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