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School Secretary

St Joseph's Catholic Primary
£9.12 - £9.81 per hour
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Gipsy Lane, Bracknell, Berkshire
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
25 hours per week. 12 noon – 5pm (term time only).
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
02/07/2018 at 12:00 PM
St Joseph's Catholic Primary

The Governors are seeking to recruit an experienced and motivated administrator to join our School Office. The post requires provision of administrative support in school including Footsteps Nursery and After School Club and Activities. Duties will include:

  • managing registration and attendance
  • invoicing and reconciling invoices with payment
  • funding forms
  • typing newsletters, letters, reports and other documents
  • dealing with incoming and outgoing post
  • greeting visitors at reception, answering the phone and passing on messages
  • general duties to support the headteacher and teaching staff as appropriate

The successful candidate should be an enthusiastic, well organised person. It is a very busy office and you must be able to prioritise, multitask and work effectively under pressure. Must be computer literate and have data base experience. Ultra efficiency, accuracy and confidentiality are key attributes here.

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
Gipsy Lane, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 9AP
Tel: 01344 425246

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please download the attached application form or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on CES application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.

We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.


We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.


Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.

This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.

To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/applying-job/applications-work-children-young-people-or-adults-risk

The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/keeping-adults-and-children-safe/protecting-children/safeguarding-children-board

Pre–employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.


On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.

Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.

We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.

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