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Job details
Employer Whitgift School
Location Croydon
Salary £23,911- £25,568 per annum (dependent on experience and qualifications)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
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Closing date Applications are closed
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Whitgift is a leading independent day and boarding school for boys, with approximately 106 boarding pupils and flexi boarding pupils. It set in an attractive 48-acre parkland site in South Croydon.

We are seeking to appoint a School Secretary to assist the Office Manager through the provision of secretarial and administrative support in running an effective, efficient and professional School Office. The successful applicant will play a major role in the day-to-day life of the School Office and will need to be highly motivated, show a significant degree of initiative and be able to work efficiently and calmly, even at times of particular pressure. Interpersonal and communication skills of a high order will be required. The post requires a positive person with a cheerful and co-operative disposition, who is able to pay attention to detail, be flexible in their approach and to have first class literacy, typing and computer skills; experience of and Wisepay is desirable.

We offer a generous salary and benefits package including a money purchase pension scheme (plus Life Assurance cover), Employee Discount, discount school fees for the Foundation Schools, discounted off-peak membership at our on-site gym (Nuffield Health), membership of a healthcare plan, a range of family-friendly benefits and a season loan ticket.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to attract staff that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

For further information and an online application form, please visit For any queries, please telephone Janet Searle on 020 8688 9222 or e-mail

Applications will be assessed in order of receipt. Please apply as soon as possible.

Closing date is Friday 2nd December 2016.
Interviews are likely to be held during the week of 5th December 2016.

Whitgift School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Services.

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