Job Description

School Secretary

We are seeking a highly competent Administrator to provide support to our Prep School office. Customer care and attention to detail is essential. Experience of SIMS desirable. Previous experience in a school is beneficial but not essential.

This is a full time, permanent position, 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday to Friday (40 hours per week), Term Time + 5 weeks during the Highclare School holidays (one week during October half term and two weeks in July whilst local authority schools are still in session. Further two weeks to be agreed throughout the remaining school holidays).

For full details, please see Job Description and Person Specification.

Closing Date: Tuesday 7 November 2023

Interview Date: Friday 10 November 2023

Start Date: As soon as possible (subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks).

How to apply: Applications should be submitted using the school’s application form below, detailing how you meet the requirements of the role and person specification. Applications should be returned by email to the Human Resources department:

Highclare School is committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the community we are part of. Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, age or disability. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including referencing checks and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).