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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Full-time equivalent salary

£26,793.00 - £29,504.00 Annually (Actual) NJC L6 (scale point range 21-25)

PA to the Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher and Clerk to Governors job summary

Denbigh is a thriving and happy learning community where expectations and standards are very high. Driven by our core value statement, ‘high achievement for all is our shared responsibility’, we are completely committed to inspiring and supporting our students so that they seek excellence in all aspects of school life – regardless of their ability or background

We are delighted to advertise for a PA to the Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher and Clerk to Governors.

This is a key post within the school, which requires dedication and a highly efficient and responsible approach. The role requires working closely with the Headteacher and being able to give the Headteacher’s requirements first priority, therefore calls for the ability to work on one’s own, to use judgement and initiative.

The ability to remain calm and controlled under the pressures of working in a very demanding and constantly changing environment is also essential. This will require considerable flexibility in working hours and styles and a willingness to undertake training to meet the varying demands of the role. As the first point of contact for the Headteacher, it is essential that the post holder has a manner, which inspires confidence.

We would like to hear from you if you want to work in a highly ambitious and successful school classed as outstanding by Ofsted.

Location: Luton

Contract type: Permanent

Hours of work: 37hrs per week / 39 weeks per year. The post will require occasional overtime, by negotiation, to include 6 LGB meetings per year

Starting salary: £26,793pa

Closing date: apply by Monday 26th February 2024 (09:00am)

Interview date: shortlisted candidates will be contacted within a week of the closing date

If you have an unwavering commitment to safeguarding young people, high levels of personal resilience and thrive in an environment where no two days are the same, then we want to hear from you. Full training, support and induction will be provided.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, this appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in the school.

We offer a range of employee benefits:

  • A comprehensive induction programme and a supportive working environment including access to Teaching School Hubs and Initial Teacher Training
  • Exceptional CPD and development / promotional opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee of the month scheme
  • Diverse workplace

For further information, please contact Teresa Everitt (HR) by emailing teveritt@denbighhigh.co.uk

Please visit our website www.denbighhigh.co.uk or follow us on Twitter: @DenbighHigh

We thank you for your interest in this role.

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 Denbigh High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1129 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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