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  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,194.00 - £26,845.00 Annually (FTE) Grade F-G

Headteacher's PA job summary

Headteacher’s PA
Lawn Manor Academy

Grade: F-G (DOE)

Salary: £23,194-£26,845 (DOE) FTE

Actual Salary: £19,949-£23,090 (DOE) pro rata

Contract: Permanent, full time, term time only

Job Overview

We are looking for an experienced Personal Assistant to provide effective professional secretarial and administrative support to the Headteacher. You will be responsible for maintaining the diary of the Head Teacher, organising meetings and agendas, and responding to queries and providing general information about the Academy.

The successful candidate will provide administration support for the Headteacher and screen telephone calls, enquiries, and requests in a professional manner.

You will be a strong team player with a positive and enthusiastic approach who is able to use their initiative and prioritise their own work whilst contributing to a team. Proven experience of diary management on behalf of others, minute taking, effectively managing a diverse workload and a strong attention to detail are essential.

Why Choose us?

Lawn Manor Academy is part of the Ascend Learning Trust (ALT) based in Swindon. We offer a fantastic benefits scheme, with discounts on food and clothes retailers, to holidays and cinema with online fitness and recipes from Hello Fresh. Our school is set in the beautiful Lawn Manor Woods in Old Town Swindon.

What we offer:

  •           The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly, and well-run school.
  •         The Trusts commitment to staff wellbeing including generous calendar dates and INSET days.
  •           A strong commitment to your professional development and career management.
  •           Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
  •          Reward and recognition, celebrating staff success.  
  •         Leadership development opportunities both internally and across other schools in the Trust.
  •        A successful ECT support program.
  •         Onsite parking
  •           Pension Scheme.
  •           Courteous and hardworking pupils.
  •          Benefits for discounts via an online staff portal.

Please note if we receive enough applications, we may close this job role earlier.

Safeguarding Statement:

Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.

Please note: Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences.

In line with KCSIE 2023 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify their online presence.

References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. If previous employment has included working with children, then at least one referee must be from this employment regardless of whether this is the current or most recent employment Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences. References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.

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About Lawn Manor Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
864 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Lawn Manor Academy is a rewarding and friendly environment to work in with staff who always put the children first and are dedicated to ‘Inspiring and Creating Futures for All’. The school itself has undergone a period of rapid change over the last few years and this post is an opportunity to shape the school as we enter our next chapter.

Our Senior Leadership Team (SLT) are an established team consisting of Headteacher, two Deputy Headteachers and three Assistant Headteachers.

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