School Secretary – DNEAT


Posted on: Monday 30 November 2020

Narborough CE Primary Academy

We are looking to appoint a highly organised and dedicated school secretary at Narborough Church of England Primary Academy from January 2021.

Executive Headteacher: Mrs Anne Neary

Denny’s Walk, Narborough, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE32 1TA

Tel: 01760 338048



We are looking to appoint a highly organised and dedicated school secretary at Narborough Church of England Primary Academy from January 2021.

Narborough Church of England Primary Academy is a village primary school located a few miles outside of the town of Swaffham. The school consists of 4 classes (Reception to Year 6) and has just under 100 pupils on roll. Being a church school, Christian values and ethos sit at the heart of everything we do to create an environment where everyone is valued and respected and pupils are given every opportunity to shine. Narborough Primary Academy is part of The Nar Valley Federation of Church Academies, a family of three small Church of England primary schools and part of DNEAT (Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust).

Narborough Primary Academy is looking to appoint a highly organised, dedicated, adaptable school secretary to become part of our family. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a variety of day to day administrative tasks including managing registers, communicating with a variety of people and completing bookings and orders. You will be the only secretary at the Narborough school but will be required to work closely with the wider Federation secretarial team.

The position is:

  • 35 hours per week (7 hours a day) Term Time + 1 week
  • Permanent
  • Salary Scale E
  • From January 2020
  • Based at Narborough but travel is sometimes required between all 3 sites for meetings.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has experience of working in admin
  • Is well organised and methodical in their approach to prioritising tasks
  • Is flexible and able to adapt
  • Has excellent communication skills in a variety of situations
  • Has good knowledge of IT
  • Communicates well with staff and parents
  • Is a team player but can work under their own initiative
  • Has a positive outlook

We can offer:

  • A welcoming, caring school full of adults who go above and beyond for our children
  • Children who are determined to do their absolute best at every opportunity regardless of any barriers and are excited and enthused by their learning.
  • A Federation that works as a team
  • A welcoming, supportive and active Governing Body
  • Parents/carers and families who want to be actively involved in their child’s education
  • A supportive Trust who offer high quality professional development opportunities
  • A well-stocked staffroom full of goodies

If you are hardworking, enthusiastic, dedicated, and adaptable and are ready to ‘Let your light shine’, then we would welcome your application. If you would like to know more then please get in touch to arrange a meeting with our Executive Headteacher, Mrs Anne Neary.


We are committed to the safeguarding of all children, through its policies, practice and monitoring procedures. Any applicant wishing to work around children can expect to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

If short listed for interview your motives for working in a school setting will be explored. Knowing that racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination exist, we promote justice, fairness and equality in all areas of school life. All backgrounds and groups, including those with disabilities, are welcome to apply.

Closing date: Wednesday 9 December 2020

Interviews: Tuesday 15 December 2020

How to apply

An application form and information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded above.

Applications should be returned by email to:

Closing Date: 4pm Wednesday 9 December

Interviews: Tuesday 15  December

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