Employment Opportunities at St Francis  

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School Secretary and Administrator

Required September 2021

Full time during term-time with some part-time days required during school holidays

St Francis School (incorporating Little Saints Nursery) is seeking to appoint a professional, friendly, enthusiastic and self-motivated person to join our team to carry out a range of customer service and administrative tasks in the School Office. The post is key to supporting the day-to-day running of the School.

The successful applicant will be the first point of call for the School, as well as welcoming all visitors including parents, pupils, staff and suppliers to the site. This role involves carrying out general office administration to support the efficient running of the school as well as making updates to the school management information system.

The hours of this role during term time are 8am-5pm (35 weeks). 100 hours are required during school holidays split over 22 days, as agreed with the Bursar.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills and be very proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages and IT systems. Training will be given for all relevant school systems.

We will offer the successful candidate an attractive package, including further training and opportunities. A free lunch and free parking is provided as well as a staff remission on Nursery and School fees.

Set in beautiful surroundings on a 17 acre site in the heart of the Pewsey Vale, St Francis School is one of Wiltshire’s leading prep schools for boys and girls aged 0-13. St Francis prides itself, first and foremost, on being a friendly, family school.

Please click here to watch a virtual tour of our School and site. 

Please find a detailed Job Description for this role here and further information about St Francis School here.

Applications will only be accepted on the School’s application form which is available to download here.

Closing date for applications: 9.00am, Wednesday 4th August 2021

For any queries, please contact us by email: recruitment@stfpewsey.co.uk

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GAP Assistant (3 positions available)

Required September 2021

Fixed term contract – 40 hours a week in term-time

An exciting opportunity is available for school leavers to join our Gap Assistant Programme working alongside teaching professionals in our family friendly independent prep school. 

As a St Francis GAP Assistant you will be provided with the tools and training  to develop your skills and experiences, both personally and professionally. This key role requires a strong ability to work as part of a team and to participate fully in all aspects of school life. We are looking for someone with sporting experience and a creative mind to help coach games and assist with a wide variety of duties and activities in the classroom and across our 17 acre site. If you are looking for a busy and rewarding way to spend your time, or to become a teacher in the future, then this role is a perfect way to gain valuable paid work experience.

GAP Assistants usually come to St Francis for a school year and support our pupils aged 4 – 13, one term contracts may also be available. In addition there may be the opportunity to work with our younger pupils in the Nursery and to work on our holiday camps in school holidays.

 We will offer the successful candidate an attractive package, including further training and opportunities. A free lunch and free parking is also provided.

Set in beautiful surroundings on a 17 acre site in the heart of the Pewsey Vale, St Francis School is one of Wiltshire’s leading prep schools for boys and girls aged 0-13. St Francis prides itself, first and foremost, on being a friendly, family school.

Please click here to watch a virtual tour of our School and site. 

Please find a detailed Job Description for this role here and further information about St Francis School here.

Applications will only be accepted on the School’s application form which is available to download here.

The listing will be closed as soon as sufficient applicants have been received.

For any queries, please contact the School Office on 01672 563228 or by email recruitment@stfpewsey.co.uk

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St Francis School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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