Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an organised, proactive, and detail-oriented individual with a passion for making a difference? We are seeking an Executive Personal Assistant to support our academy principal and contribute to the smooth functioning of our exciting work environment.

Academy 360 is a rapidly improving secondary school in Sunderland at the heart of its local community and this role is pivotal to supporting our leaders to take it to the next level.

You will have a real opportunity to make a difference to the lives of our pupils by contributing to our vision and acting as a key point of contact for key stakeholders including governors, parents and staff seeking contact with the principal.

In addition to typical executive assistant duties including diary management and general administration you will provide confidential support across a wide variety of activities including complaints, preparation of confidential reports and documents and other complex enquiries that are directed to the Academy Principal.

You will work with key partners within the academy and across the wider trust including colleagues from central finance and People and Culture teams. You will support recruitment and selection activity so a keen interest in people is a must.

You may have experience as an administrator or have been working as a PA but ready to take on your next challenge. We’re keen to hear from applicants who are ambitious, brave and curious who are keen to genuinely make a difference.

What the school offers its staff

We offer excellent benefits including Local Government Pension scheme, employee healthcare cash plan plus 26 days annual leave (plus 8 days bank holiday) rising to 31 days.

Further details (including job description and person specification) and an application pack can be downloaded from our Careers section - see links below

To apply for this role please complete our application form or email your CV and cover letter outlining how you meet the criteria for this role as outlined in the job description and person specification

Closing Date: 12 midnight on Sunday 14 April 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

Laidlaw Schools Trust is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff. We are an equal opportunities employer that recruits on merit and we welcome applications from all members of the community.

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About Academy 360

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 16
School size
893 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

At Academy 360 we have high expectations of all of our students, from EYFS to KS4, everyday. Our goal is to transform lives; supporting our students to overcome barriers, because we firmly believe that all young people can achieve their full potential. All of our staff aim to inspire students to learn and grow, with a ‘can do’ culture throughout the school.

All members of our school are expected to behave with dignity, courtesy and respect. We take pride in ensuring that our young people grow as independent and resilient citizens who are well-equipped with the skills they will need going forward in life and work.

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