Date posted: 8 Jan 2020
Contract type: School Term Time Only (plus 4 weeks during school closure)
Salary: Range from £16,009 pa FTE to £17,550 pa FTE (depends on experience).
Contract term: Permanent

K D (Kassim Darwish) is an independent Grammar School for 150 boys aged 11-16 situated in South Manchester. Although comprehensive in intake, its results are exceptionally high. In the GCSE Performance tables, the school features consistently amongst the highest performing boys’ schools in Manchester. KD is a faith school, with a caring inclusive ethos based on Islamic values, open to students of all backgrounds. Additional leave for Ramadhan, Eid and the Day of Arafat. Chorlton is a vibrant area and has easy access to the tram and bus station.

We are looking to appoint a hardworking and enthusiastic School secretary to join us as soon as possible. The successful applicant will support in the smooth running of the Front Office. You will be working in the hub of the School as part of an integral Admin team which offers professional support and assistance to teachers, students, parents and visitors of KD Grammar School for Boys.

This is an important role in the school as it ensures the smooth day-to-day running of the school. Applicants should be personable, reliable, trustworthy and flexible. The candidate should be good at prioritising and meeting deadlines and be able to work independently. Excellent ICT skills are essential.

Working hours are school term time including INSET days plus 4 weeks during school holidays [2 weeks in Feb/Apr/May, 1 week in last week of July, 1 week in last week of August]. Monday to Friday, 8am-4.30pm with one hour unpaid lunch.

The gross annual salary is between £16009 to £17550 pa FTE depends on experience.

For further details, please email the bursar. To apply for this role, please download the application form and submit the completed form with personal statement to the bursar at


Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted.

The deadline for completed application form & cover letter are Friday 17 January 2020 at 12pm.

KD Grammar School for Boys is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our school. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


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