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School Secretary (St John's Meads CE Primary)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/264726/33653
  • Published: Fri 26/05/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 09/06/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 30
  • Salary: £22,778 - £23,620 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Eastbourne

Job introduction

Hours of work: 30 hours per week 
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 41 weeks per year plus 6.35 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: Friday, 9 June 2023

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
St John's Meads CE Primary, 26 Rowsley Road, Eastbourne BN20 7XS
Phone: 01323 730255
Email: office@sjm.academy
Website: www.meads.e-sussex.sch.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

About the role

St John's Meads CE Primary School - School Secretary

"We are more than a school, we are a family."

"Best school ever!"

These quotes are directly from our team.  Would you like to join our school family?

St John’s Meads CE Primary School is a one form entry school with a distinct Christian ethos. We have strong links with our local Church and community, and are part of a family of schools within a church academy trust (Diocese of Chichester Academy Trust). 

We are looking for a School Secretary to join our existing part time office team, comprising School Secretary and Business Manager.  You will be personable and approachable and a great communicator who can manage in a busy but friendly environment.

Please see the job description and person specification for a full understanding of the role.

Hours worked:  Monday, Tuesday and Friday 8.00am-5.30pm, plus 4.5 additional hours (day/time negotiable)

Please email the school office to request a call to discuss the role with the Headteacher.  We would be happy to give you a tour of our lovely school. 

For an application pack please contact:

The School Office:  office@sjm.academy

For further information about the school please see the school website: www.meads.e-sussex.sch.uk

Please email your completed application pack to: office@sjm.academy 

The closing date for applications is Friday 9th June 2023 at midday.

Interview date:  TBA

Headteacher: Mrs Katherin Weeks     

Additional information


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.


Company information

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.

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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/264726/33653
  • Published: Fri 26/05/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 09/06/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 30
  • Salary: £22,778 - £23,620 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Eastbourne

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