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Milnes High West Street Fochabers Moray, IV32 7DJ
£23,732.15 - £24,146.85 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
0 hours per week

Job Description

To provide an efficient and effective reception and clerical support service within the school.



  • To provide a general reception service to members of the public and visitors to the school.
  • General clerical duties.
  • Typing/word processing.
  • Book keeping as required.
  • Other duties.


The Individual

  • Experience of working in a busy office environment using relevant technology and equipment e.g. photocopier, E-mail, Intra/Internet
  • Significant clerical/administration/typing experience, including production of letter/report, filing, cash handling and dealing with the public
  • Experience of using a range of computer packages including Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, Phoenix, Publisher, Seemis
  • 4 SQA standard grades or equivalent (at level 3 or above, including English and Mathematics/Arithmetic*)
  • Advanced keyboard qualification (RSA II in typing, audio typing, word processing)/ ECDL/Clait* (or equivalent working knowledge of Microsoft software packages)
  • Ability to use initiative when required
  • Flexible in approach and open to different ways of working
  • Self-confidence and self-motivated
  • Effective communication skills: oral and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to record information accurately
  • Strong customer care skills and focus
  • Ability to work on own and as part of a team
  • Sound knowledge of software packages e.g. Microsoft Office
  • Ability to demonstrate a high standard of numeracy and literacy
  • Effective organisational skills/time management with the ability to respond to conflicting and competing demands
  • Ability to prioritise workload, in accordance with objectives and targets
  • Ability to relate well with all levels of staff
  • Willingness to accept direction/delegation
  • Appreciation, acceptance of and commitment to importance of confidentiality
  • Ability to work in a shared office
  • Flexibility to meet the needs and demands of the service.
  • Ability to work in different offices dependent on the service

Applications are invited for 2 clerical assistant vacancies, which could be combined into 1 post to suit the successful candidate

Closing Date: - 6th May  2024
Starting Salary: £23,732.15 (pro rata)
£12.59 per hour
Job 1: 15 hours per week - Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 11.30am - Temporary until 31 March 2025
Job 2: 12 hours per week - Monday to Thursday, 12.00pm to 3.00pm - Temporary initially for approximately 3 months but may be extended until 31 March 2025
(Both posts are worked term time only)

For further information contact: Elaine Kelly, Business Support Co-ordinator, Milne's High School, tel 01343 820611, email


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