Job Description

Dulwich Prep London is the most exciting and stimulating place to work. With around 850 pupils, it is the largest boys’ prep school in the UK and is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the most cosmopolitan city in the world. The School’s strength is its community: our staff who are professional, passionate and brilliantly collegiate (CPD is extremely important); our pupils who are inquisitive, challenging learners with a spring in their step, and our parents who are hugely supportive, appreciative and ambitious.

We are looking to recruit an organised and welcoming individual with a professional demeanour to provide first class customer service at the School’s main reception in conjunction with the Lead School Receptionist, carrying out day-to-day administration duties each morning and, if necessary, managing the Reception in the absence of the Lead School Receptionist.

This is a part time role working five mornings, from 7.30am to 1pm, for 35 weeks a year during the School’s Term Time.

We would welcome applicants who are team focused and enthusiastic, who possess outstanding PR skills when dealing with parents, children, staff and others, and who can demonstrate excellent IT and organisational skills. The successful applicant will also have a good understanding of the importance of Child Protection and Safeguarding issues when working in a school reception and will be willing to undertake ad-hoc jobs as needed.

Dulwich Prep London offers excellent facilities and resources for its staff and pupils, as well as supportive and energised colleagues, a commitment to professional development and staff wellbeing opportunities.

Please read the Job Description and Application Explanatory Notes below. Completed application forms, along with a covering letter explaining your suitability for this role and a completed Equal Opportunities form, should be sent to Tamsin Hutson, HR Manager, at

Closing Date: Monday 1 August 2022, 5pm

Interviews: Week Commencing 1 August 2022

We reserve the right to appoint at any time during the recruitment process.

Dulwich Prep London is an Equal Opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers, the DBS and an online search.