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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    25 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 37 Hours per week, 41 weeks per year (term time plus 10 working days by agreement)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,628 - £28,326 FTE (Actual remuneration £23,045 - £25,471 per annum)

Pay scale

Cams Hill School Grade D

What skills and experience we're looking for

Cams Hill School is looking to appoint a PA to the Headteacher. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work at pace, self-generate, be innovative in work style and approach, be flexible, adaptable and work closely with the Headteacher. Resourcefulness is key along with the ability to prioritise, work efficiently and sensitively and by maintaining complete confidentiality at all times.

The PA will be solely responsible for administrative support for the Headteacher as well as assisting in the overall administrative management of the school. Specific roles for the Headteacher will include diary management, personnel issues, filing and hospitality. The PA will also have responsibility for a number of whole school administrative tasks such as; pupil travel to school and the development and management of the whole school calendar. Wider administration across the school could include reception cover, medical cover and collation of whole school information.

You must be resilient and committed to achieving the highest standards, have the ability and stamina to work under pressure, be able to use your own initiative, work with pupils, demonstrate great administration experience and understanding of IT systems and love working in an environment where our young people and staff are the heart of everything that we do. We would like to appoint someone who is able to learn to love this school as much as we all do.

Our successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience of working as an PA
  • A solution focused approach to every situation
  • Understanding of safeguarding (although specific training will be provided)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a high degree of initiative
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own workload
  • Proven track record of using own initiative to improve areas of practice and to make decisions
  • Ability to convey information clearly and accurately
  • A flexible, calm, positive, enthusiastic and professional personality even during challenging times
  • Patience, tolerance and a fabulous sense of humour

What the school offers its staff

The position will offer the successful candidate a friendly, highly supportive and committed working environment within a culture of success and professional growth. We are committed to continuous professional development and if you wish to develop your career in a vibrant school, we would welcome your application.

Commitment to safeguarding

All posts are subject to the terms and conditions laid down in the Cams Hill School Pay Policy, and the successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check along with other pre-employment checks. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to vacancies@camshill.com

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About Cams Hill School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1239 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Cams Hill is a popular and over-subscribed school which provides high quality teaching and learning opportunities along with a deep and embedded strong academic culture. It is a special place to learn and work; at Cams Hill, it is definitely the people that make the place.

Arranging a visit to Cams Hill School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@camshill.com.

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