School Secretary

We are seeking a diligent, friendly and dependable School Secretary to join our school temporarily as Maternity Cover.

This is a great opportunity for applicants who are looking for a rewarding career within education.

About Wycombe Preparatory School

Wycombe Preparatory School is a co-educational independent school for children aged 3 to 11 years old. At Wycombe Prep, we take pride in our small class sizes, which allows our teachers to offer personalised support that maximises both our students and teachers’ potential for achievement.

The children at Wycombe Prep are at the heart of everything we do. Our teachers are dedicated to unlocking the full potential of every student, fostering a love of learning that extends far beyond the classroom.

About the Position

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Creating a first-class impression and experience of the school as the first point of contact.
  • Managing the school admissions process, maximising the conversion rate of enquiries to registrations.
  • Efficiently managing the day-to-day office operations.
  • Some aspects of HR Administration.
  • Managing the Head’s diary.
  • Record keeping, maintaining organised and up-to-date staff and student files.

About You

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Proven experience in secretarial or administrative roles, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Strong organisational skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

Desirable experience

  • Experience of being a School Secretary would be highly advantageous.
  • Experience of Xero accounting would be an advantage.

Why Choose Us?

At Wycombe Preparatory School, we are dedicated to creating an environment where both students and staff flourish. In addition to being part of an exceptional team, here is what you can expect:

  • Wellness programme.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • Access to life assurance.
  • Bursary for dependent children at any Alpha School.
  • Bonus for our ‘Refer a Friend Scheme’.
  • Lunch provided.
  • Flexibility.
  • On-site parking.
  • Friendly and welcoming environment.

To find out more about this role, please read our Job Description.

If you feel like this role aligns with your skill set and experience, we encourage you to apply.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please fill out our Application Form and return this to along with your CV.

Please also fill out our form below and a member of our Recruitment Team will be in contact with you shortly.

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We look forward to welcoming you to Wycombe Preparatory School!

Wycombe Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for ALL jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level, with costs covered by the company. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.