School Secretary and Examinations Officer

Location:The Workplace
Type of Position:School Secretary and Examinations Officer
Salary:Pro-rata salary starting from £17,028 p.a.
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: 12 noon, Tuesday 15th March 2022

School Secretary and Examinations Officer 
Permanent, Term Time Only
35 hours per week
40 weeks worked and 45.80 weeks paid per year
Single Status Grade 6 (SSP14 - SSP16) 
(current value, at FTE, £20,495 - £20,751) 
Pro-rata salary starting from £17,028 p.a.

The Workplace is a brand new, aspirational and innovative Alternative Provision Free School in East Sussex for pupils in years 9 to 11, which opened in September 2020. The Workplace provides education that is industry-driven, rigorous in quality, based on partnerships and focussed on enterprise. It offers pupils a strong basis of Maths, English, Science and IT alongside quality provision in one of six vocational areas (Hairdressing & Barbering, Hospitality & Catering, Construction, Automotive, Sports & Fitness and Arts & Creativity).

Pupils who access The Workplace will be identified as at being at risk of disengagement and exclusion from their commissioning school. We have high expectations of pupils via Workplace standards, to suitably prepare them for post-16 and the wider world of work. Staff will work with employers across industry to ensure that classroom practice replicates the world of work and ensure pupils develop relevant skills and knowledge.

The Role: School Secretary & Examinations Officer, to provide an effective secretarial service for the Principal and to ensure appropriate administrative procedures are undertaken; To Manage & oversee the schools Management Information System to ensure accurate records of staff and students; and to co-ordinate all public and internal examinations. 

You Are: An experienced administrator with experience of information management systems. You will have experience of managing data/communication within education or industry. You will be exceptionally organised and have experience of managing tight deadlines. You will be able to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders and manage a varied workload. 

The Workplace is part of The SABDEN Multi-Academy Trust, a group of Outstanding & Good Special Schools and Alternative Provision in East Sussex. SABDEN is a supportive employer committed to high quality staff development and creating a warm, caring, supportive environment in which pupils and staff feel safe.

To find out more about The Workplace, please visit the school's profile page by clicking here.

For an application pack, please see the documents section at the bottom of this page to download an application form and job description. 

The closing date for completed applications is by midday, Tuesday 15th March 2022

Please send completed applications to

If you have any queries about the role please email FAO Gavin Thomas, Principal, via  

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity' and actively promotes the welfare and safeguarding of young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Debarring.

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Secretary and Exams Officer JD Person Sp... 13th Jan 2022 Download
SABDEN Support Staff Application Form 18th Sep 2020 Download

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