|Salary||Grade 4 point 5 to 6|
|Location||Thakeham Primary School|
|Address||Thakeham Primary School, Rock Road, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 3AA|
|Telephone No||01903 740176|
|Required From||22 February 2021|
33.75 hours per week
|Thakeham Primary School
Permanent School Secretary
Address: Rock Road, Storrington RH20 3AA
Tel no: 01903 740176
Hours: 5 days a week: Monday to Friday, 8.30am 3.45pm, 6.75 hours per day, 33.75 hours per week (term-time only)
Salary: Grade 4 point 5 to 6: £19,312 to £19,698 per annum pro rata
Start: 22nd February 2021
The Governors of Thakeham Primary School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, skilled and committed School Secretary to join our team of friendly and hardworking staff.
Previous experience of working within a school office would be beneficial as would proficiency with a range of IT programs e.g. Word, SIMS, Publisher and Excel. You will be responsible for the efficient management of the reception /office, liaising with parents, staff, visitors, governors, the education authority and of course, children! This would suit a very versatile person able to multi-task and prioritise work in a busy environment. The role requires efficient and friendly customer care and communication skills. Confidentiality is essential. The successful candidate will hold a current First Aid qualification or be willing to undertake training.
From September 2017 we expanded to become a Primary School and re-located to a modern, well-resourced and re-furbished building on Rock Road, within the Parish of Thakeham. This has served to support and facilitate the opportunities available to our pupils and staff, enhancing our achievements. These are recognised in our recent Good Ofsted report (July 2018) which we are very proud of!
Thakeham is a really special place to learn and grow. We have 4 classes with currently 103 pupils on roll and growing. High quality learning and teaching are at the heart of our school. We nurture and celebrate each childs individual talents and skills to enable them to be happy, confident and resilient individuals with a passion for learning, inspired to achieve their very best. Through encouraging a strong sense of respect and responsibility, both within our local community and the wider world, we support our children to be co-operative, caring citizens for the future.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects the staff team to share this commitment through regular updates and training. This post is subject to a successful DBS check and satisfactory reference checks.
The successful candidate will:
be a warm, welcoming first point of contact for the school
be able to multitask, perform under pressure within a time frame and deal with competing priorities
have strong communication and interpersonal skills
have excellent IT skills e.g. Word, Publisher, Excel and preferably have experience in using SIMS
have strong English and Maths skills
work effectively as part of a team, upholding our school vision and ethos
be positive and enthusiastic with a can do approach
the opportunity to work as part of a team with a forward looking, positive approach
wonderful, enthusiastic and appreciative children!
a strong, supportive school community of governors, staff and parents
ongoing training and professional development opportunities
Please ensure that you write your application according to the Person Specification, providing evidence of how you meet the criteria. If you do not hear from us, please presume you have not been shortlisted for interview.
Please contact Mrs. G. Ritchie (School Business Manager) at Thakeham Primary School on 01903 740176 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Closing date and shortlisting: 9am Wednesday 27th January 2021.
Interviews: Thursday 4th February 2021
|Posted Date:||15 January 2021|
|Closing Date:||27 January 2021|
|Interview Date:||04 February 2021|