Common Room Secretary, Felsted, Essex

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Felsted SchoolFelsted, Essex
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Start date: Commence September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Salary of £14,095.67 per annum
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Maternity Cover
Salary of £14,095.67 per annum
Job-Share arrangement | Term-time (38 weeks per year)
Commence September 2018

We have an opportunity for a well organised, enthusiastic and flexible secretary/administrator to join our Senior School Common Room Office. 

The main duties of the role are to provide general, routine secretarial and administrative support to all members of Common Room (teaching staff) and to ensure compliance with regulations regarding following-up pupil absence. Other duties include updating the School’s intranet system, arranging transport for our international students, calendar and school event administration and organising Sunday activities for Boarders. This is a varied role that requires the appointee to communicate well across a very busy and diverse environment.

It is essential that the successful candidate has excellent communication skills, is well organised, has a can-do attitude towards customer service and has a calm and professional predisposition.

Further information and a full job description can be found within the ‘Role Information Pack’.

This role is to cover maternity leave (up to one year) working term-time plus four weeks floating throughout the School Holidays (totalling 38 weeks per year). The hours of work are Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8.30am to 6.00pm plus alternate Saturday mornings from 8.30am to 12.00 noon. 

Benefits include free life assurance and parking, contributory pension scheme, lunch on full days worked, unlimited use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities, on-site 'Aroma' by Caffé Nero Coffee Shop and membership to Felsted Connect; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers.

Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of Schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities. 

We are rated ‘Excellent in every aspect' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate. 

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 06 August 2018 12:00 noon.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 14 August 2018. The role will be commencing early to mid-September 2018.

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website www.felsted.org/employment-opps to complete our online application process.

Felsted School is committed to equal opportunities, the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all employees are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. 



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Address: Felsted, Essex, CM6 3LL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1371 822600