Staff Secretary, York, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Pocklington SchoolYork, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Start date: 2nd January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary

Temporary Maternity Cover, full time, all year round

Required from January 2020 

You will provide secretarial and clerical support to teachers within the Senior School.  Duties will include parents’ evening and box office administration, creating termly student absence reports, assisting with the administration of the parent portal, assisting with the production of newsletters along with general office administration. 

You will have experience of working in a busy office environment, strong IT skills and excellent communication and organisational skills. You will have experience of an outward facing role, as you will interact with students, parents and the community beyond. 

Due to nature of the role, we are looking for someone with an approachable manner who can remain professional at all times. Experience of using ISAMS or any school based management information system would be advantageous.

The hours of work are 8:30am – 5pm with one hour for lunch, with approximately 1 Saturday morning each half term.

Our benefits include enhanced holiday entitlement, free onsite parking, lunch during term time, use of sporting facilities and access to health and well-being initiatives. 

For an informal chat about the role please speak to Mrs Alex Ward, Administration Manager and Headmaster’s PA on 01757 321200. 

For more information and to apply:

T: 01759 322666 E:

Closing date: 9am 15th November 2019

Planned Interview Date: 25th November

Pocklington School Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS.

More about Pocklington School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years

Pocklington School is a co-educational, independent, all-through school near York. Around 790 pupils aged 3-18 are educated in the school's pre-preparatory, preparatory, senior and sixth-form stages. There is both day and boarding provision.