For:       January 2020

Hours:   Wednesday 12.00pm – 4.00pm (to include ½ hour handover time)
Thursday and Friday 8.15am – 4.00pm (with ½ hour unpaid lunch)
Plus the 2 days (usually Mon & Tues) before term starts.
And additionally – School holidays – 36 hours to be worked by arrangement over the school year.

Contract term: Permanent (job share)

Salary: 10 point scale up to £12,130 per annum

A confident welcoming, professional school office secretary and administrator is required for St Christopher’s School in Epsom which is a busy and thriving independent school for 3-7 year olds.

We are looking for a well organised, efficient and dedicated person to help run the school office and reception area which provides a welcoming, efficient and reliable clerical and administrative support to the school community.

The role requires an energetic person who enjoys working in a busy environment and has a desire to provide outstanding support to the school staff team, families and visitors. The person needs to learn on the job, using their own initiative and have excellent communication skills. You will be the first point of contact for the school community and flexibility and a cheerful disposition is essential for this role. The post holder must have good IT skills with a solid knowledge of all MS office packages.

Interested candidates should complete an application form, see link below, CVs will not be accepted. Previous experience of working in a school is not essential to this role.

Please email completed applications to vacancies@st-christophers.surrey.sch.uk or post for the attention of the Bursar.

School Office Secretary & Administrator Job Description Oct 19

Person Specification

Application Form


The closing date for applications is 10am on Friday 25th October 2019

Interviews will be held week commencing 4th November 2019

St Christopher’s School is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment.  Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  We expect all candidates to meet the highest standard of safeguarding and successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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