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School Secretary - Part-time

St Katharine's Knockholt CEP School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-3303-49S
  • Posted:28/09/2022
  • Pay:0.6 FTE Kent Range 7
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:13/10/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:14th October 2022


To provide a warm, friendly and efficient first point of contact to visitors, parents and children.

To be aware of and comply with all policies and procedures relating to Child Protection including maintaining the Single Central record.

To provide administrative support to the headteacher in the smooth and efficient running of the school. To ensure all administrative procedures, including duties related to school personnel are correctly followed.

To maintain diaries, arrange meetings, activities and events.

To organise and maintain staffing records including absence procedure, maternity leave, contracts and terms of employment.

To ensure that all DBS, medical and qualification checks are up to date.

To operate and maintain pupil records and procedures including admissions and leavers.

To be responsible for the administration and completion of attendance registers.

To support the headteacher in preparing reports for Governors.

To work with the LA Bursar to ensure the proper operation of financial procedures and systems.

To be aware of and comply with all policies and procedures relating to Health and Safety, security, confidentiality and data protection.

To help care for children who are unwell, acting as a qualified First Aider and to administer medicines in line with School Policy.



Good spoken and written communication skills

Confident telephone manner

Excellent administrative skills

Good computer skills including Microsoft Office. Experience of SIMS is beneficial but not essential.

Confidence in handling cash and working with figures

Ability to work under pressure and prioritise tasks

First Aid Qualifications or the willingness to undertake them



St. Katharine’s Knockholt is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, a DBS and Health Check.


Information about the school

St Katharines Knockholt Church of England (Voluntary Aided) Primary School is a village primary school of 180 pupils. We are a very popular school and have a strong family Christian ethos. We are extremely well resourced as a school and the standards of our learning environments are high.

Job Contact Information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.