Rugby Free Primary School
Rugby, Warwickshire
£15,500.00 per annum pro rata
12 Oct 2018
23 Oct 2018
Suzanna Phillimore
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Rugby, Warwickshire

£15,500.00 per annum pro rata | 36 hours per week – Term-time only (40 weeks)

Rugby Free Primary School (RFPS) is a 4-11 school which opened in September 2015 in a newly refurbished state-of-the-art building in Central Park. The school is growing organically each year. As a free school, RFPS is an academy and the school is part of a multi academy trust. 

We are now looking for a highly organised individual to work with the Headteacher, Finance & Admin Manager and staff to provide full administration support to the school.

Working directly for the Headteacher and Finance & Admin Manager you will provide a comprehensive and confidential personal assistant service, which means a full personal secretarial, organisational and administrative support service to the Headteacher. You’ll be responsible for maintaining confidential paper records and electronic filing systems and for other support to ensure the efficient operation of the school.

You’ll also be the first point of contact between all persons and organisations having business with the Headteacher, and manage the Headteacher’s email account, electronic diary and field/filter appropriate enquiries. There will also be occasional reception duties, to include answering the telephone, greeting visitors and parents, plus other ad-hoc duties and tasks.

Ideally you will possess previous experience in a school administration environment and/or previous secretarial/PA experience at a senior level, together with a wide range of clerical and administrative work. You’ll be IT literate, able to use IT packages and used to maintaining computerised systems.

Educated to at least GCSE/GCE O level /CSE grade 1 or equivalent, in literacy, numeracy and ICT you’re able to write routine letters, take minutes and produce a range of high quality documentation.

At RFPS, we recognise that the administrative side to our school is a key part of school life. While children’s education is paramount, RFPS recognises that the more efficient an organisation is in terms of administration the better it is able to perform in the classroom. You will be the lynchpin of this, ensuring that our drive for excellence in the classroom is matched in the school office and in all our dealings with parents.

This is a hugely exciting time for our school and if you are hard-working, flexible, possess first-class communication skills and the ability to build and manage strong relationships across a growing organisation, we are keen to hear from you.

If you would like to discuss this role further or want to arrange a visit to our school, please contact the Finance & Admin Manager, Mrs Suzanna Phillimore on 01788 222 088.

To apply, please download the job description, person specification and application forms here.

Both the Application form and Reference and Monitoring forms should be completed please.

Completed applications should be sent to for the attention of Mrs Suzanna Phillimore, Finance & Admin Manager.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Interview on Friday 26 October 2018.

Start Date: As soon as possible

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants will therefore be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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