School Secretary

  • Job Reference: 00000016-1
  • Date Posted: 23 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Launceston College Multi Academy Trust
  • Location: Launceston, Cornwall
  • Salary: £13,100
  • Sector: Administration, Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Launceston Primary School is part of the Launceston College Multi Academy Trust (Trust) alongside Altarnun Primary, Egloskerry Primary, Atlantic Academy, Bideford College and Launceston College.

We are looking to appoint a school secretary at our brand-new school which opens to Reception pupils in September 2021. This is a wonderful opportunity to be an instrumental part in shaping the future of our community.

It is essential that our Trust appoints a professional, friendly and enthusiastic person to act as the first point of call for all school visitors and callers.  You will welcome visitors and direct as appropriate, and manage all telephone calls and queries, re-directing as appropriate. Also provide financial, administrative and clerical support to the School. 

As this is a new school the secretary will need to be flexible and carry out other duties appropriate to the post as necessary and also be able to support a wide range of activities as required, including but not limited to break duties and lunch duty cover.

Hours: 35, term time plus 5 days
Salary: Grade C1, £9.59, (£18,500 FTE) Actual salary £14,475
Contract: Permanent to start in September 2021

To apply for this job, please download and complete the application form from our main recruitment page at or

Closing date for applications is Monday 17th May 2021, 9am.

Should you have any further questions about the role, please see our Applicant Pack for the full Job Description and Person Specification or email us on

Safeguarding Statement:

Launceston College Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to DBS clearance and appropriate pre-employment checks.