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School Secretary

School Secretary

Posted 12 October 2018 by The Howard Partnership

A new opportunity has arisen for a School Secretary to join our dynamic and supportive front office team at Kenyngton Manor School.

The successful candidate will have excellent administration skills along with a can-do approach, delivering an effective and efficient service.

A solid general education to at least GCSE level as well as a secretarial qualification is essential, together with excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to prioritise your own workload and that of others, plus proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel and Outlook.

Kenyngton Manor Primary School is a two-form entry with a PAN of 60. They have approximately 400 pupils aged 2-11, this includes the part-time pre-school and nursery provision. There are 200 children in the infants including our reception classes and 170 children in the junior department. The nursery/pre-school provisions offers children and families a stimulating, well-resourced base in which to prepare for school readiness. This is supported by the on-site Sure Start Children’s Centre. They have excellent facilities, well equipped classrooms and well maintained outdoor play areas. The average class size is 26 and staff work in year group teams to collaboratively plan and deliver high quality lessons. Teaching assistants are highly skilled and play a critical role is supporting teachers and play a critical role in securing outstanding progress in pupils’ learning.

THPT can offer:

  • An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation
  • Excellent benefit package to include: Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes
  • Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions
  • Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards

Interviews may take place prior to the closing date by mutual agreement, early applications are encouraged.

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Required skills

  • Administrative Support
  • Communication Skills
  • Secretarial Support
  • Reception

Reference: 36348691

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