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  • Closing date

    25 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week

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What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an Executive Assistant to the CEO of The Golden Thread Alliance Trust.

The hours are37 hours per week, all year round. The salary is Kent Range 9, £32,485 to £36,693, with a recruitment allowance also available for the very best candidate.

If you would like to join a vibrant, hard-working, progressive and inclusive team, where your hard work and creative ideas will be welcomed and valued, then this may be the role for you!

Working directly with the CEO and his senior team, the successful candidate will be able to independently manage a range of tasks related to the development of The Golden Thread Alliance Trust – a multi academy trust based in North Kent.

You will fully support the CEO in the day to day operational and strategic leadership of the entire organisation. Must have excellent people skills, and match this with the highest standards in written and verbal communication. A knowledge of the academy system is an advantage, but more importantly is finding the right person to undertake what is a highly challenging but very rewarding role.

The role will include checking and writing policies, answering all forms of communication on behalf of the CEO, general organisational duties including the setting of diaries, calendars, meetings and conferences. Most importantly, the role will include elements of research, policy writing and idea development to ensure that the trust is on track with its ambition to continue to grow and thrive in this current educational climate.

Two references are also required prior to commencement of employment.

Early applications are encouraged, and The Golden Thread Alliance reserves the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

What the school offers its staff

Our staff benefits package includes:

  • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development
  • Two family days
  • Half-day Christmas Shopping Leave
  • Access to Local Government Pension scheme/Teachers’ Pensions
  • Eyecare vouchers through Specsavers
  • Annual Flu Jab offer for all staff
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support your wellbeing

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.

Applying for the job

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About The Golden Thread Alliance

Multi-academy trust

The Golden Thread Alliance is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of nine schools. Each Primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to The Golden Thread values of Respect, Responsibility, Equality, Courage, Integrity, Ambition and Kindness.

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