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School Secretary - Full-time

West Kingsdown C of E (VC) Primary School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-3298-73S
  • Posted:18/06/2020
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:01-09-20
  • App Close Date:03/07/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:13-07-20


We are looking to recruit a highly skilled and motivated school secretary to work alongside our dedicated team of staff, under the guidance of the Headteacher.

Hours: 8.30 am – 4.00 pm Monday to Thursday

8.30 am – 3.30 pm Friday

This is a demanding role and you will need to be an excellent team player, able to manage your workload, whilst ensuring a high quality service for pupils, staff, parents and visitors.

Ideally we are seeking applications from people who have had previous experience of working in an administration role within education, however this is not essential for the right candidate who will have:

  • A welcoming and calm personality
  • A good standard of education
  • Good organisational skills
  • The ability to communicate in a caring and empathetic manner, both on the telephone and in person
  • Proficiency in a wide range of office skills such as telephone, email, typing, filing, photocopying and other general clerical duties
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Prior knowledge of SIMS system is desirable

The post is for 37 hours per week.

We offer:

  • A commitment to CPD for all
  • A commitment to well-being for all staff
  • Supportive staff and governors
  • Enthusiastic and friendly children

Visits to the school can be arranged when the children are not in attendance, due to COVID-19. Please contact the School Office to arrange this.

West Kingsdown Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check and references.

Information about the school

We are a semi-rural school with well resourced and spacious buildings and grounds, situated close to Brands Hatch. Our children are polite, enthusiastic and well motivated! Our staff team is supportive and friendly. Teachers have high expectations and are dedicated to maintaining our high standards.

West Kingsdown CE Primary School is at the heart of the village community and plays an important part in community life. There are very strong links with St Edmund's Church and Rev. Sarah and Rev. Harriet are regular visitors to school. We were graded as GOOD in every category in our most recent OFSTED inspection and our SIAMS Church inspection.

'Pupils thrive in the happy and nurturing environment of West Kingsdown.' OFSTED November 2018

The school is well positioned with excellent transport links. Come and visit us and see for your yourself!

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01474 853114

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.