School Secretary, Hampstead, Camden

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St Christopher's SchoolHampstead, Camden

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £25-30,000 per annum pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

School Secretary

Required for end of August 2019

St Christopher’s wishes to appoint an experienced administrator to the post of School Secretary to start at the end of August to work 43 weeks per year.

The successful candidate will enjoy working within a team, be energetic and enthusiastic and remain calm under pressure. We are looking for an excellent communicator with a flexible and responsive attitude who likes working with children. 

The post-holder will report to the Head and Bursar and will be comfortable collaborating with the whole School community, including staff, parents and school governors. Exceptional organisation and discretion will be key to this role.

St Christopher’s offers

• Friendly staff team

• Excellent location in Hampstead

• Competitive salary package

• Free school lunches during term-time

• Pension scheme

St Christopher’s is a girls’ day school (IAPS 4-11) with approximately 240 pupils with selective entry into Reception and Year 1. The school is oversubscribed and girls continue their education at 11+ to some of the top schools in London and around the country. We provide pupils with a challenging and engaging learning environment with a focus on the individual child. Developing curiosity, resilience and respect is at the core of our community.

Application Process

For full details, please press Quick Apply and refer to the attached documents.

Closing Date

All applications to be received by Thursday 4 July by 8am to


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children within its care.

The appointment is subject to at least two satisfactory references, receipt of Enhanced DBS [Disclosure and Barring Service] disclosure, verification of identity and qualifications, satisfactory medical fitness, evidence of the right to work in the UK and DfE prohibition checks. Additional overseas checks will be required for candidates who have lived or worked outside the UK.

St Christopher’s School adheres to the General Data Protection Regulation (2018). We will obtain information about candidates including any criminal convictions. All information will be kept confidential and it will only be used to process applications. If an application is unsuccessful, all personal information will be deleted from school systems and disposed of in a secure manner.

The School is an equal opportunities employer. 

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More about St Christopher's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 32 Belsize Lane, Hampstead, London, NW3 5AE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7435 1521
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St Christopher’s School is a non-denominational, independent day school for girls aged 4-11.  It is located in Hampstead, North London, and has about 240 pupils.

The primary school was founded in 1883, with the earliest written records appearing...