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    14 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

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  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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28,501.73 - 32,208.57

Executive Assistant to the Headteacher & Office Manager job summary

Job Title: Executive Assistant

 We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about being an executive assistant. Is this you?


This role presents an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their administrative skills.


The role will be predominately DSLV Secondary but with occasional travel to your academies and of course, to build on your relationship with our fantastic E-ACT colleagues.


E-ACT DSLV offers a unique opportunity - guiding students through every stage of their learning and development. In an environment where they feel safe, happy, and valued, E-ACT DSLV plays an essential role at the heart of its community.

E-ACT DSLV has developed a culture of pride where high expectations and core values, such as respect and kindness, form the foundation of our behaviours. These values not only shape our interactions but also drive our performance in all areas. At the heart of our ethos is the clear understanding of right and wrong, instilling tolerance for others, and fostering the confidence to embrace challenges.

At DSLV, we inspire our students to embrace these values: Be Proud; Be Confident; Be Successful.

Be a part of something special: https://dslvacademy.e-act.org.uk

Role Purpose:

To provide confidential and highly professional support to the Headteacher. To act as an ambassador for the Academy and the Headteacher in all matters & to manage the office and team  


Key responsibilities:

Role Purpose:

To provide confidential and highly professional support to the Headteacher. To act as an ambassador for the Academy and the Headteacher in all matters & to manage the office and team  


Key responsibilities:

• To provide a high standard of secretarial and administrative support to the Headteacher, enabling him to operate in a highly efficient manner

• To adopt and coordinate designated administrative processes to support the Headteacher and leadership team.

• To be the first point of contact for anyone wishing to contact the Headteacher.

• To use own initiative to prioritise the Headteacher’s workload and divert tasks to / from his attention. • To ensure that rigorous systems are in to assist in the smooth running of all Academy activities.

• To research and present information as requested by the Headteacher. 

What are we about?

Strategic Vision: We firmly believe that coming from a disadvantaged background should not determine your future, and our ‘Opening Minds, Opening Doors’ (OMOD) strategy is about creating the conditions where children, young people and staff can thrive.  

Outstanding Leadership: Leadership is the key to unlocking exceptional outcomes for our team and the communities we engage with. We lead by example, fostering an environment of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.

Inclusive Excellence: We are developing a people-first culture, celebrating the diversity of our team and the broader community. Co-construct the essence of an extraordinary workplace that values and leverages the unique contributions of each team member.

System Leadership: Our ambition is to transform the lives of individuals and communities across the trust. We are though leaders on topics important to our communities and offer sector wide support to drive change.

National Collaboration: Our exceptional team members share, and problem solve together across all functions. You will have the opportunity to share your skills, hear from experts and work with staff across the country to develop your practice. 



About E-ACT: 

Join a trust that is going places!

Having recently won MAT of the Year 2023 at both the MAT Excellence Awards and National School Awards, this is a very exciting time to join us! Why do we feel we have been recognised as a strong MAT? It is down to our dedicated, talented staff that are committed in delivering nothing but excellence for all of our children and young people.

We all pride ourselves in fostering a people-first culture, which extends to all our pupils, staff, and stakeholders. We are proud to lead a community of 29 academies, educating of over 18,000 pupils across our five core hubs. Our staff satisfaction is above national benchmarks and we run a range of projects and programmes to address key topics such as workload and wellbeing.

Our Opening Minds, Opening Doors strategy is at the forefront of everything we do, we don’t just prepare our pupils for the world; we equip them to thrive and succeed within it. Through our collaborative approach to education, we aim to open doors to a world of opportunities, where every child can pursue their dreams.

Want to be a part of something extraordinary? Find out more at www.e-act.org.uk  


Collaborative Working: Thrive in an environment that values teamwork and collaboration, fostering a culture of shared knowledge and collective success. 

Support System of 29 Academies: Be part of a network of 29 academies, providing a dedicated support system and opportunities for professional growth and collaboration. 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Access to confidential counselling services, providing emotional support and guidance when needed. 

Cycle to Work: Enjoy a healthy commute with our cycle-to-work programme, making bicycles more affordable. 

Electric Car Scheme: Take advantage of our environmentally friendly initiative, making electric vehicles more accessible for a sustainable and efficient commute. 

Generous Pension: Secure your future with a robust pension plan, ensuring financial well-being during retirement. 

Holiday Entitlement: Enjoy 31 days annual leave plus statutory Bank Holidays.



Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and returning our application and equal opportunities form. 


E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references. 

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. 




Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About DSLV E-ACT Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 18
School size
1039 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18

Our Academies

The Parker E-ACT Academy

An inspiring 11-18 academy in Daventry. We have high expectations for our students and provide forward-thinking, dynamic learning environments to enable them to leave us educated, enriched and empowered.

Danetre and Southbrook learning Village (DSLV)

DSLV is a large, all through school in the historical town of Daventry. Our values of Be Proud, Be confident, Be successful is at the centre of what we aim to achieve for all our children. We are a well-resourced school with that enables us to provide a broad range of opportunities. Our children are amazing; their behaviour is outstanding and they love learning. Our parents are highly supportive and work with us in partnership to provide the very best for the children.

A great place to live and work

An historic market town in Northamptonshire, Daventry has plenty to keep residents occupied including the popular Daventry Country Park and reservoir for those interested in countryside walks and picturesque cycling paths.

Part of the E-ACT family

We are proud to be part of a community that includes over 18,000 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country. E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 28 academies across the length and breadth of England.

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. As a supporting function to our academies, we are there to offer our expertise in our field to enable our academies to focus on what they do best, to provide high quality education to our pupils. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.

We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.

In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector -leading work-life balance arrangements.

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