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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    2 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance
  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 Hours per a week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£32,845 pa

What skills and experience we're looking for

PA to Chief Executive/Governance Professional

37 hours per week, term time only plus 20 days

Grade 10 £34,834 - £39,186 Full-time equivalent

Actual Salary (based on 37 hours, 42 weeks per year) £32,845 pa

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and organised PA to Chief Executive/Governance Professional who will play a pivotal role within the Wessex Learning Trust. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to develop their skills and experience within a growing organisation.

Candidates will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a flexible and positive attitude.
  • Ability to work in a fast-moving environment, often with conflicting priorities.
  • Excellent organisation skills and enviable attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with your own initiative.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Competent at using Microsoft Office suite of applications.

If you are a motivated individual with the skills, ability, and determination to achieve and flourish within a superb Trust, we would be delighted to hear from you. If you wish to discuss the role informally prior to making an application, please contact the HR team on the email address below.

To apply for this position, please complete an application form and a letter of interest outlining why you are the right candidate for this position for the attention of Mr Gavin Ball (Chief Executive). Applications should be returned by email to HR@wessexlearningtrust.co.uk . We reserve the right to close the application process early and therefore encourage prompt applications.

Closing date: 8am, 15 July 2024

Interview date: 18 July 2024

The Wessex Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding young people and promoting the welfare of children, and all staff appointed will undergo online checks and be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

What the school offers its staff

It is an exciting time to join the Wessex family as we grow, we can offer:

  • Professional induction, training and continued professional development opportunities.
  • Staff benefits including reduced leisure centre membership and cycle to work scheme.
  • A staff assistance programme with specialist provider, Carefirst who provide a 24/7 free phone helpline, or face-to-face counselling for every employee.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme with a generous employer contribution in excess of 20%, subject to pension eligibility criteria.

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 Wessex Learning Trust

Multi-academy trust

The Wessex Learning Trust is a leading multi-academy trust in the South West of England, offering a world class, twenty-first century education for all young people aged between two and nine-teen.

We are passionate about providing the very best education for all the children in our care. Our ambition is that every student is helped to achieve their full potential so that they can make a positive contribution to our society and realise their lifetime ambitions.

Each individual Academy in the Wessex Learning Trust is encouraged to maintain its own distinctive ethos, be at the centre of their community and raise aspirations and achievement. This is achieved in two ways: firstly, through excellent teaching to inspire curiosity, unlock talents and realise potential; and secondly, by ensuring high quality care, guidance and support that ensures the personal development and welfare of each child.

By working together, we believe we can harness the talents of all our staff, share good practice between all our Academies and share resources that enable us to concentrate on delivering excellence in education.

Arranging a visit to Wessex Learning Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@wessexlearningtrust.co.uk.

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