School Secretary (Rotherfield Primary School)
Hours of work: 18.5 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 40 weeks per year plus 6.2 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: 9am Monday 12 June 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Rotherfield Primary School, North Street, Rotherfield, East Sussex, TN6 3NA
Phone: 01892 852574
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Rotherfield School’s mission is ‘To build a community of caring, resilient learners'
We are a one form entry village school where every child and adult is known. We are looking for an enthusiastic person to be the first point of call for parents, children and visitors in our busy office.
You will be responsible for and carry out a range of tasks including attendance, admissions, answering the school telephone, providing administrative support to the Senior Leadership Team, managing and replying to office emails and our MIS (management information system), receiving and drafting correspondence, parent communication and first aid (training will be provided).
The working hours are currently 8.30am-4.30pm Monday and Tuesday, and 8.30am-12 noon on Wednesdays. Starting salary £11.81 per hour, term time only.
The children are enthusiastic, welcoming and excited to learn. They arrive at school with ‘a buzz of excitement’ (Ofsted 2023). Staff and parent surveys acknowledge that we prioritise the wellbeing of staff and pupils.
If you would like to work in a welcoming and forward thinking school we would love to hear from you!
Closing date: 9am Wednesday 14th June 2023
Interview date is Tuesday 20th June 2023
Please call the school office 01892 852574 if you would like a tour of the school.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.