School Secretary Pashley Down Infant School
Hours of work: 37 hours per week Working pattern: Full-time, Term-time only (As the position is term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: 3:30pm on Monday 16 October 2017
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Pashley Down Infant School Beechy Avenue Eastbourne East Sussex BN20 8NX
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the Role
Required as soon as possible to provide overall secretarial support, for example keeping pupil information up-to-date, handling the administrative aspects around attendance, booking school trips, and managing the census. This role also includes dealing with the office email and telephone calls, helping parents and being the ‘face of the school’ on the front desk.
You will need good organisational skills; to be flexible and able to use own initiative; be able to work under pressure, and deal discreetly with confidential information. You also need to be skilled at communicating with children and parents. Ideally you will have experience of working in a school with knowledge of Word, Excel, Office 365 and SIMS. Recent experience of working in a school office will be an advantage.
Employment will be subject to Criminal Records Bureau checks, Health checks and two satisfactory references.
For an application form and further details please contact the school office or email
Visits to the school are welcome – please telephone to arrange appointment. Pashley Down Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects this to be shared by all staff.
Closing Date: Monday 16 October 2017 at 3.30pm Interviews on: Thursday 19 October 2017
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.