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School Secretary - Term Time

Sholden CEP School, Deal

  • Ref:KCC886-3358-115S
  • Posted:08/03/2023
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:17/04/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Sholden CE Primary School are looking to appoint a new School Secretary to join our team as soon as possible.

This position is for 37.5hrs per week, term time only, on KR5. Actual salary £17,568. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm (with 30min unpaid lunchbreak).

The successful applicant should be friendly, enthusiastic and hardworking.   They will be the face of Sholden CE Primary School and will ensure a warm and bubbly welcoming, professional reception to all children, parents, carers, staff and visitors.   Excellent customer service and communication skills are essential.

In addition, candidates will need to be positive, highly confidential with all matters, have a professional attitude and be well organised. They will be the first point of call for all visitors to the school office as well as for any incoming calls.   Excellent typing skills, knowledge of relevant computer software and a good level of education, including GCSE English and Maths, are essential.

The post requires the ability to be methodical, organised and the ability to prioritise work within a busy environment. 

We wish to appoint someone who has:

  • Experience of working within an office environment, essentially a school setting.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • A friendly, flexible and professional approach, particularly when multi-tasking under pressure.
  • A good working knowledge of office management systems such as Microsoft Word/Excel
  • The ability to prioritise workload to ensure office systems operate efficiently for the smooth running of the school.
  • You will have a positive approach to working with children and a commitment to our safeguarding procedures.

Please read the job description for a more detailed explanation of what the job entails.

We warmly welcome visits to the school or for further information please contact 01304 374852.



Information about the school

Sholden Church of England Primary School is a delightful small, church primary school located on the outskirts of Deal. We have 4 classes, 3 of which are mixed year groups and approximately 105 pupils on roll. We have wonderful, hard working and well behaved pupils, a dedicated team of professionals to lead them and a welcoming school community.

The school prides itself on being a church school with 5 specific values (Kindness, Courage, Peace, Love and Forgiveness) based on the fundamental beliefs in one God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and the Anglican tradition.

Sholden Church of England Primary School is a member of DEALT (Deal Education Alliance for Learning Trust).

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01304 374852


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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 Education.