School Secretary

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Date Posted: 12 Sep 2023
  1. School Administration
£90 - £115 per day
  1. Long-term

School Secretary

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

School Secretary

Large Primary School - Brilliant Headteacher - Long Term - ASAP Start till December - £95 to £110 per day depending on experience

Join a welcoming and friendly Team as a School Secretary!

The school is in search of a talented School Secretary to provide crucial support to the Headteacher and the school community.

Key Responsibilities:


  • The School Secretary will excel in offering secretarial support to the Headteacher, including diary management and responding to urgent emails.
  • They will maintain confidentiality in supporting the Headteacher as the Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Administrative Extraordinaire:

  • Working closely with the senior leadership team, the role involves ensuring the smooth operation of school processes.
  • Efficiently managing office systems, including electronic tools and diaries, is essential.


  • The School Secretary will coordinate meetings and diligently take minutes.
  • They will prepare documents and maintain organised correspondence.

Pupil Database:

  • Managing and updating the pupil database ( is a key responsibility, with a focus on accuracy and timeliness.
  • Handling student admissions data with precision is crucial.

Admissions and Prospectus Powerhouse:

  • Actively pursuing rising 5 applications by the Autumn deadline is part of the role.
  • Overseeing termly admissions into Nursery provision and coordinating the production of the School Prospectus are key tasks.


  • Managing year-end SIMs routines as per the Local Authority (LA) schedule is vital.
  • Ensuring smooth transitions for departing students and maintaining accurate termly pupil census data are essential.


  • Navigating school policies, including safeguarding and diversity, with care and compliance, is required.
  • Maintaining GDPR compliance and confidentiality is a critical aspect of the role.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous administrative experience is advantageous.
  • Proficiency in office software is expected.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills are necessary.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities are essential.
  • Attention to detail and discretion are vital.
  • A commitment to equal opportunities, diversity, and customer care is required.
  • Adaptability to changing responsibilities is appreciated.

Please apply today for this excellent opportunity. If you would like to find out more please email or call 01727 236 255

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