School Secretary

  • Permanent
  • NW1
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • This position has been filled
  • Ref: 1711-6
  • Salary: to£30k

This is a rare and wonderful role working for a highly regarded independent day school, who are renowned for achieving exceptional results. As the School Secretary you are the first point of contact and therefore the FACE of the school and needs to promote the interests and reputation of the school at all times. You will need to be warm, polite and with a confident manner as you are responsible for answering the telephone and ensuring that messages are swiftly and accurately passed to teachers. There are very busy periods during the year and so you must be able to multi-task and prioritise. You will also have overall responsibility as School Matron, training will be given. You will be responsible for Office  Administration, circulating address lists and form lists generated from the database and in addition will be responsible for registers each morning and contacting parents of absent girls where necessary. This is a very busy job and so you must be able to work under pressure while retaining a sense of humour. You are part of a team and will have to help with photocopying/mail-outs and typing correspondence. This is an important role that requires a variety of talents and be in possession of outstanding secretarial skills, able to proof read, have a high standard of written and spoken English. The team works reduced hours during school holidays and the school may close over Christmas and New Year at the Headmaster’s discretion. Holiday entitlement is five weeks’ per year, which should be taken during school holidays by agreement with the Headmaster’s Secretary.  Daily hours are 8.30am to 5pm with the exception of Tuesday 8.00am – 5.00pm and Friday 8.30 – 4.30pm.