Executive Assistant to CEO

Highfield Junior and Infant School, Birmingham, West Midlands, B8 3QF

12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    5 June 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2022

Job details

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

£28,226 - £35,336

Actual salary

£24,680 - £35,336

Executive Assistant to CEO job summary

Executive Assistant to CEO

Salary Grade 4

Full Time Equivalent - £28,226 - £35,336

This vacancy is available on a banked hours (full-time) contract, giving you 13-weeks a year as leave.

Term time only (TTO) is also available. Salary range for TTO is £24,680 - £30,897

The Prince Albert Community Trust (PACT) is a family of schools, where making a positive difference to children’s lives is at the heart of all we do.

We are a forward thinking place of work and we ensure that bespoke professional development and support drives our relentless pursuit of excellence for all.

We firmly believe in the coaching model and actively promote both our internal training offer and external qualification pathway.

We have fantastic pupils and staff, supportive Trustees and Academy Representatives and serve a great community.

As Executive Assistant to the CEO you will be working closely with Sajid Gulzar.

This is an exciting and challenging role, right at the heart of the Trust. As Executive Assistant to the CEO key responsibilities will include:

Leading to shape and define priorities on particularly sensitive issues, ensuring that rapid progress is made in key areas, and that the Director teams function effectively together.
Providing personal support and advice to the CEO on his strategic growth agenda, representing and communicating his views and decisions effectively both internally and externally.
Taking a leadership role across the wider Trust Administration Team working to support and develop staff.
Developing and maintaining highly influential and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders.
Operating as a trusted adviser and providing key input to the top team of the Trust, especially on sensitive and high-profile issues.
Using relationships, judgement and understanding of the wider context to support the Executive in their work and add value to the process and substance of decision making.
Having the confidence and credibility to intervene and/or provide constructive challenge to senior stakeholders, and act as a trouble-shooter to resolve issues and bring a sense of clarity and direction to complex situations.
We are a well-resourced MAT, and you will be greeted with a smile every day. If you believe you possess the qualities to take on this exciting challenge, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

The successful candidate will:

Be excellent at organising themselves and others,
Be capable of promoting partnerships and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders,
Have proven experience of providing secretarial and administrative support for senior executives.
Be able to manage conflicting demands, and
Have good influencing skills.
We can offer you:

An opportunity to be at the heart of an exciting and growing Multi-Academy Trust,
A highly supportive executive team invested in your growth and professional development,
A working culture that promotes diversity, equality and social justice,
A caring working environment where your welfare is of paramount importance,
Excellent care and support for all staff,
Comprehensive induction and on-going support opportunities for professional development.

Subsidised Private Healthcare package,
Discounted gym membership,
Retail discounts and cashback,
Free confidential advice, information and counselling service,
Well-being days
This vacancy is available on a banked hours (full-time) contract, giving you 13-weeks a year as leave.

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

The PACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

“This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role”.

Closing date: 5th June 2022

Shortlisting: 7th June 2022

Interviews: 15th June 2022

Applying for the job

To apply for this role, please submit a completed application form to HR@the-pact.co.uk

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Highfield Junior and Infant School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
756 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact email

The Prince Albert Community Trust (PACT) is a family of schools, where making a positive difference to children’s lives is at the heart of all we do.

Arranging a visit to Highfield Junior and Infant School

To arrange a visit, please contact the HR team via HR@the-pact.co.uk

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