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  • Job start date

    3 January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£16,316.00 - £16,588.00 Annually (Actual)

School Secretary job summary

Beeston Primary School
Chapel Lane
PE32 2NQ

Email: office@ghn.unity-ed.uk
Website:  www.unityeducationtrust.uk

•    Salary: Grade D, Point 5/6 – £16316 - £16588 actual pa
•    Permanent
•    Part Time - 30 Hours per week
•    Term Time plus 1 week
•    Required 3rd January 2024

We are looking to appoint a friendly, enthusiastic school secretary for 30 hours per week to join our small country based school providing education for children aged 4-11.  Beeston Primary School is part of Unity Education Trust who provide education for Norfolk children across all age ranges, mainstream, specialist provision, SEND and complex needs.  When joining our school you will become part of our successful family of schools that prides itself in developing all. 

You will need to have office/receptionist experience and to be able to work with a variety of ICT packages, including Office 365, all with the strictest confidentiality and accuracy.

The person appointed will be an excellent communicator, both in speaking and written form, be flexible, have initiative and a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

Duties will include, but not limited to:
•    Receptionist and messenger duties within the school
•    Receiving and replying promptly to any telephone and other messages, dealing as appropriate with routine enquiries
•    Ensuring that visitors and callers to the school are courteously and correctly received
•    Undertaking general clerical and admin duties including maintenance of records, assisting with orders and supplies
•    Photocopying and filing
•    Supporting with first aid and health and safety administration

Experience in a similar role within an education setting would be desirable.  You must enjoy working in a child orientated environment and working as part of a team.

For an informal discussion about the post please email office@ghn.unity-ed.uk

How to apply

Please click on the orange "Apply for job" button, enter your name, e-mail address and tick the box, then click the "Apply now" button.  After a few seconds, you should be presented with an on-line application form to complete.  

You will be able to save your partially completed form and complete later following the link you will be emailed.  

Please ensure you submit your completed form before the closing date/time.  

No CVs accepted – Please complete an official application form if you wish to be considered for this role.  

Closing date:   Monday 4th December 2023 at 09:00am  
Interview date:  TBC  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and have ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of young people.  Candidates are advised that they may be subject to an online check from information in the public domain.  

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications irrespective of race, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation and/or age. We value the individuality and creativity that every worker potentially brings to the workforce.  Please be advised that by completing an application form you are subject to The Unity Education Trust’s privacy notice which can be found at www.unityeducationtrust.uk/statutory-policies-documents   

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references, references will be sought prior to interview.  Proof of qualifications is compulsory.   

This post will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.  Provision of false data is an offence and will result in your application being rejected.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

This job post has expired.

About Beeston Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
59 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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