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Job details

Job details
Employer Bryanston School
Location Dorset
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Bryanston currently has an exciting opportunity for a committed and professional Secretary to join the Second Master’s office. The Secretary provides personal administrative support to the Second Master and his office, working with two other Secretaries you will be responsible for diary management, prioritisation of work and managing all internal and external correspondence.

The successful candidate is likely to have a proven track record as a Secretary with experience of managing, and thriving on, multiple priorities in a busy and demanding environment. Ideally you will have some formal secretarial training and strong office system knowledge. You will be a competent IT user with particularly good working knowledge of Word and Excel. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as is a strong attention to detail, high level of personal organisation, an excellent command of English and the self-confidence to work autonomously using your initiative.

This is a full-time, term-time only position, which will require flexibility for some working outside of term-time on occasion. Bryanston offers a competitive remuneration package for the right candidate.

Bryanston School is an independent boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 13 to 18, set in a 400-acre site near Blandford Forum in Dorset. Founded in 1928, the school aims above all to develop the all-round talents of individual pupils. A broad, flexible academic and extra-curricular programme is offered and each pupil benefits from considerable one-to-one help and guidance from a personal tutor, subject teachers and housemaster/housemistress. Bryanston aims to combine the best of the new and the old, as befits the school motto et nova et vetera.

A job description and application form may be obtained from our web site at or from the HR Department on 01258 484602 or via

Please note, CVs will not be accepted in lieu of official Bryanston Application Forms.

Closing date: Sunday, 25th June 2017

Bryanston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check.

About the employer

Information about Bryanston School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 13 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Blandford Forum
DT11 0PX
United Kingdom
+44 1258 484657