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School Secretary and Receptionist

Caldicott Preparatory SchoolBuckinghamshire

Employment Vacancy: School Secretary and Receptionist 

Term time  - 35 weeks per annum, Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 5.00 pm 

Start date: as soon as possible

Competitive salary, contributory pension scheme and Employee Assistance Programme

Located in Farnham Royal, South Buckinghamshire

Caldicott is one of the country’s most prestigious Independent Boarding and Day Preparatory Schools for Boys. We are a flourishing school with around 250 boys from 7 to 13 years old, with a five-day week in Year 3 & Year 4, Saturday School from Year 5 and all boys weekly board in Year 7 & Year 8. We deliver a first-class education, sporting provision and a rich variety of music, drama, arts and extracurricular opportunities in a friendly and supportive working environment. The school is only twenty miles from central London in a beautiful location.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a capable professional School Secretary and Receptionist to support the PA to the Deputy Heads/Office Manager and School Administrator/Logistics Co-ordinator in the smooth running of our busy school office. S/he will provide exceptional customer service over a wide variety of tasks.

In particular, the successful candidate will:

• be well organised and adaptable;

• be confident with MS Office applications, Outlook, Word and Excel in particular; also in the use of using databases such as iSAMS for reporting and administrative processes

• have excellent interpersonal skills, with a cheerful “can do” attitude

• be a resilient and energetic character to respond effectively in a very busy office environment;

• be a calm team player who can prioritise effectively and work efficiently

This key role reports to the Director of Admissions and Communications and works closely with the PA to the Deputy Heads and School Administrator/Logistics Co-ordinator in a mutually supportive and collaborative way.  

Caldicott is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For application information visit our website:

Completed applications should be sent by email with a covering letter to the Headmaster, care of:

Deadline for receipt of completed applications is Monday 20th September 2021

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