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Birralee International School Trondheim

We are looking for a

School Receptionist

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This is Birralee

Widely recognised as one of the most innovative schools in Norway, we are fortunate to have many experienced, highly qualified and caring staff in our organisation. 

With us, you can enjoy exciting career opportunities, a commitment to professional development, a competitive salary and a progressive approach to work-life balance – as well as the knowledge that you are making a difference in the world.

We aim to recruit and retain the very best staff, providing a diverse, open and inclusive environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish. People are the foundation of the School’s success. The quality of teachers and support staff is critical to our future.

This is Biralee Job

About the position

​Start date: 01.06.2022

End date: 31.05.2023

Working hours: 08:00 - 15:00 during term time. 

Type: 77% temporary position.

We are looking for someone who:

We are looking for a School Receptionist who shares our vision and is looking for a challenge to make a difference in our school.

This is a key role in receiving visitors, parents and students, ensuring they gain a positive impression of the school either in person or over the phone. Managing incoming enquiries in an efficient, helpful and friendly manner, and assisting with the general administration needs of the school will also be an integral part of the role.

The successful candidate will enjoy interacting with students, staff and members of our community. They will thrive in a fast-paced environment where no two days are the same. Administrative and support staff are vital in helping every student achieve and thrive and this role is no different. The ideal candidate will be hard working, resilient, compassionate and eager to make a difference to the lives of our students.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To be the first point of contact at reception.

  • Greet and assist guests, parents, students and other members of the Birralee community.

  • Schedule appointments and oversee school calendar bookings.

  • Deal with deliveries to the school.

  • Oversee supplies and inventory.

  • Perform administrative support tasks on a daily basis: scanning, filing and data-entry.

  • Handling of school deliveries.

  • Assist with other administrative and clerical tasks as assigned.

  • Support with the provision of medical attention to students who are injured or become unwell.

We offer

  • Supportive colleagues and an involved community who are committed to school improvement.

  • Students who are enthusiastic and highly motivated with a love of learning.

  • Excellent premises and well-equipped classrooms providing a modern and technologically advanced learning environment for students.

  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of our students.

Salary and benefits

The position is paid as an assistant according to the latest Hovedtariffoppgjøret (KS). The person hired will normally be paid from 312.900 to 419.400 NOK per year (for a full time position) depending on qualifications and seniority.

A 2% contribution to the Pension Fund is deducted from the salary.

General Information


At Birralee International School we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All posts are subject to appropriate recent Police Clearances, plus verification of the right to work in Norway.

Diversity at Birralee
Birralee International School celebrates diversity and encourages qualified candidates with different life experiences and backgrounds to apply regardless of age, gender,  functional ability or cultural background. Our premises are universally designed, and we create the conditions for people with disabilities. 

Public list of applicants

All names will appear on a public list of applicants for each position as required by the Public Administration Act §25. Exemptions to be omitted from the list are only made in exceptional cases and the request must be made at the time of application.

As an employee at Birralee, you must at all times comply with changes that the development in the subject entails, and the organizational changes that are adopted.

Questions about the position can be directed to the School Development Leader Caroline Lewis-Jones, 73 87 02 60 or

The application with all attachments is sent electronically via  If you are invited to an interview, you must bring certified copies of certificates and diplomas. 

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