School Secretary - Term Time

Seal CE Primary School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-3035-178S
  • Posted:22/02/2021
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:17/03/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:tbc


We are seeking to appoint an experienced School Secretary to join the Administration Team at Seal CEP School.  This post will suit somebody with proven school office experience, who works well in a busy environment, enjoys finding solutions and who is willing to work as part of a team as well as independently.  Working closely with the Administration Manager to ensure there is a smooth transfer of information with other members of staff at Seal CEP School and within the Inspire Federation. 

 Seal has expanded to a two form entry primary school, from Nursery to Year 6, and it is essential that the successful applicant has experience of working in a busy school office and is able to hit the ground running.  The school also runs a breakfast and after school club.

You must be able to multi task, have the ability to keep calm under pressure and to meet deadlines. Experience of working in a busy school office and knowledge of SIMS (or similar) is essential; you will need excellent IT skills and good initiative, an enthusiasm for learning new skills.  The successful candidate will also be flexible, adaptable, be an excellent team player and have a good sense of humour. 

Information about the school

Seal Church of England Primary School is a growing village school in delightful rural surroundings, close to Sevenoaks. Seal federated with Four Elms Primary School in 2018 creating The Inspire Federation.

Our Federation's Inspire Curriculum is based on four core beliefs that we share about learning and education: academic excellence, metacognition (learning to learn), character education and personalisation.

We run a successful Forest School and this September we opened our School Farm. We are passionate about outdoor learning and all pupils up to and including year 5 receive a weekly morning or afternoon forest school sessions. Children also receive farm education for part of the year learning about the animal husbandry and behaviours of our wonderful farm animals.

We value everyone’s skills and strengths and are fully inclusive. We are very proud to have recently received our Gold Unicef UK Rights Respecting Schools Award.

There is strong staff team who are forward looking and highly motivated.

We have a rising roll which currently stands at 380.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01732 764249


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