Best School Receptionist Resume Example & Guide

Updated on: July 8, 2020

Do you know how you can write a winning resume for a school receptionist job?

By adding only relevant information and relating your capabilities with the job description provided by the employer.

The following is what your resume should look like:

Best School Receptionist Resume Sample

Karen Anderson
589 Cider Hill Road, York, ME 71653
(000) 999-9999
[email protected]

School Receptionist

Highly organized, dedicated, and dependable receptionist with 10+ years’ hands-on experience in handling front desk work in an academic setting. Adept at managing administrative and clerical work processes particular to school environments.


  1. Expert in handling school switchboard by answering calls and providing the required information
  2. Well-versed in retrieving and collating information to deliver a high level of reception and administrative services
  3. Adept at responding to queries regarding admission and accounting information
  4. Qualified to maintain complex record-keeping systems to ensure appropriate filing and paperwork maintenance

• Tier one services
• Correspondence handling
• Appointment scheduling
• Admissions management
• Supplier relations
• School security
• Bookkeeping
• Technology savvy
• Mail handling


  • Reduced paperwork by 55% by implementing a core electronic filing system
  • Developed starter materials for new students, significantly reducing administrative and training work
  • Reorganized the mail system by implementing a dynamic mail distribution system
  • Overhauled the existing first contact system by introducing a specialized greeting for telephone and in-person queries


School Receptionist
Highline Public Schools, York, ME
(6/2015 – Present)

  • Greet visitors and respond to their queries about school curriculum, timings, and special projects
  • Answer telephone calls and provide information about school services
  • Create schedules for staff members and ensure that they are delivered to them on time
  • Make appointments and follow up on them by calling or emailing
  • Receive mail and ensure that it is properly sorted out and distributed
  • Provide visitors with information regarding classes and schedules and encourage them to meet with a school admissions counselor
  • Create correspondence such as memos and letters and ensure that they are sent to the right recipients
  • Make preparations for meetings and special events
  • Maintain adequate inventory of school supplies and equipment by creating a liaison with vendors and suppliers
  • Monitor the use of supplies and equipment and coordinate efforts to ensure that wastage is minimized
  • Perform scanning, photocopying and printing activities

Front Desk Assistant
Daisy Bronson Middle School, York, ME
(1/2014 – 6/2015)

  • Greeted visitors and parents and provided them with information on school services
  • Assisted school receptionist by talking over half her telephone workload
  • Created and distributed memos and announcements to teachers and staff members
  • Maintained students’ records in a confidential manner
  • Distributed schedule sheets to staff members and teachers
  • Ensured the general cleanliness and maintenance of the school reception area

High School Diploma: St. Mark Catholic School, York, ME – 2002


  • MS Word and Excel
  • Typing Speed: 50 WPM

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