Job Description

Dulwich Prep London is the most exciting and stimulating place to work. With around 840 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.

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.

This is a part time role working for 35 weeks a year during the School’s Term Time. 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 well-being opportunities and small class sizes.

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 an equal opportunities form, should be sent to Tamsin Hutson, HR Manager, at

Closing Date: Friday 23 June 2023, 9.00am

Interview Date: Week Commencing Monday 26 June 2023 

Start Date: Tuesday 29 August 2023 

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

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers, online checks and an enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. We believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment where all employees are valued and respected for their unique perspectives and contributions. We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply for this position.