School Secretary, Surrey

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St John's Beaumont SchoolSurrey

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,000
Contract term: Permanent

St John’s Beaumont is a Roman Catholic Prep School for boys aged between 3 and 13 set in a beautiful rural location on the edges of Windsor Great Park.  

We are looking to appoint a School Secretary to work as part of the School’s Administration Team.  

The role will suit someone who has extensive secretarial and administrative experience (minimum typing skills of 60 wpm), who thrives in a busy and purposeful environment and who possesses outstanding organisational and communication skills. The successful candidate will be proficient in the use of Word, Excel and Outlook. Previous school experience would be an advantage but is not essential. The successful candidate will also demonstrate sensitivity towards the School’s Roman Catholic ethos

Hours of work:
The role is full time (8 hours a day, ideally 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., but to be agreed with the successful candidate) with a break for lunch with colleagues in the Refectory.  All meals/refreshments are provided.  

Holiday entitlement: 

The role offers a generous holiday entitlement of 30 days a year, plus bank holidays, and 2 half term weeks a year. All holidays to be taken during school holiday time, in liaison with the Headmaster’s PA. Exact holiday details to be negotiated with the successful candidate, but will include working one of the three half term holidays each academic year.  

Salary: £24,000

Further information and an application form can be obtained from the Careers Section of the School’s website CVs will not be accepted – all applications need to be on the school application form. 

Ideally we are looking for a September 2017 starting date, but we are willing to be flexible for the right candidate. 

St John’s is committed to the safeguarding of children in its care and candidates who wish to apply for this position must be prepared to undertake investigation by the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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More about St John's Beaumont School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Priest Hill, Old Windsor, Old Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 2JN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1784 432 428
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