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School Secretary

Dear Applicant


Thank you for your interest in the role of School Secretary at Iford and Kingston CE Primary School. I have pleasure in sending you an information pack which includes the following:

  • An application form
  • A pack containing a job description and a person specification


The closing date for applications is Thursday 27 January 2022 at 9am.


We are seeking a full time Secretary who will perform a key role within the school.  As well as fulfilling a range of administrative tasks, the person appointed will be the 'face' of the school as they answer the phone, deal with enquiries from parents and welcome visitors to the school.


The successful applicant will be well organised and able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide range of people including parents, members of the community and members of the staff team.  They will either have experience of, or be willing to be trained in, information management systems (SIMS is the management system used by the school) as well as Microsoft Office software and previous experience of working in a school environment is desirable, although not essential.


The job will involve dealing with large amounts of information and being able to prioritise when faced with busy work schedules.  The successful applicant will also become part of a supportive, happy staff team and school environment and will have the satisfaction of playing in a key role in a thriving, successful school.


The position is term-time only and visits to the school are encouraged.


Thank you for your interest. I look forward to receiving your application.


Best wishes


Andrew Dobell


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