School Secretary

11 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Head Mistress of Lancing College Preparatory School at Hove, Kirsty Keep, invites applications for the post of an afternoon School Secretary.

The ideal candidate will have a confident disposition and be comfortable dealing with various people both on the telephone and in person. A positive and flexible attitude is essential.

The main responsibilities of the School Secretaries are to ensure that administrative and clerical tasks are undertaken in accordance with agreed policies, procedures and appropriate legislation, managing all aspects of the school reception service including greeting visitors and answering phones. This role will offer first contact for all external communication, including dealing with parent queries and deciding what action needs to be taken and by whom. High and professional standards will be essential as the front line to the school.

The afternoon School Secretary is required to work Monday to Friday, 1pm to 5pm, term time only plus an additional 5 days. In addition, you may be required to work occasional extra days, evenings and weekends for which time off in lieu will be given.

Applications should be made using the application form which is available from the College website

The closing date for applications is midday Friday 19 October although applications may be reviewed on receipt. Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 29 October 2018.

Should you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Gemma Bond, HR Assistant on 01273 465973.

Lancing College Preparatory School at Hove is an independent co-educational day school for boys and girls.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All employees are required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post including enhanced DBS checks.

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