School Secretary - Hamstead Junior School

Hamstead Junior School, Hamstead Road, Great Barr, Birmingham B43 5BE
Band B SCP 9-13 (£15,396 - £16,491) pro rata (£7.98 - £8.54 per hour)
13 Sep 2017
01 Oct 2017
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Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

The Governors of Hamstead Junior School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic School Secretary to join our team. The post is for term time only, 9:00am to 11:00am and 12:00pm to 3:30pm.

This is an opportunity for an experienced secretary with excellent communication skills to join our small friendly office team.

Responsibilities will include using SMIS system and modules.

The successful candidate will be in charge of ordering school dinners and collecting payment from parents for these dinners.

You will be in charge of collecting and recording money for school visits.

You may be in charge of the provision of milk in school and printing class registers.

You will have reception duties and will deal with queries from parents, pupils, staff and visitors.

You will also raise purchase orders and record deliveries.

You will produce documentation such as letters and spreadsheets using Microsoft Office.

You will monitor daily registers/attendance.

You will open the daily post and direct it accordingly.

You will also complete any other general administration duties as directed by the office manager. 

You will need to demonstrate communication skills, flexibility to manage deadlines in a busy office.

Experience of school databases such as and FMS is desirable but not essential as training can be provided.

If you are interested in the position and would like to apply, please either download the application form online or collect an application pack from reception at Hamstead Junior School. Sorry, we are not posting application forms.

Sandwell Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS clearance is required for this role.



5.5 hours per week (9.00am - and 12.00pm - 3.30pm) Temporary contract until 2 March 2018 to cover maternity leave


Band B SCP 6-13 £15,396 - £16,491 pro rata (£7.98 - £8.54)


Hamstead Junior School, Hamstead Road, Great Barr, Birmingham B43 5BE

Closing Date:

29th September 2017

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