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  • Start date details

    Required for September 2024 (or earlier if possible)

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, flexible: Full Time but Flexible Working also Considered

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 7 Points 26 - 30: £34,834 - £38,223

What skills and experience we're looking for

The role of Personal Assistant is a critical one to the effective running of the academy. We now require a talented and committed individual to join our team to support the headteacher, senior leaders and ensure the smooth running of the academy. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to develop their career within the education sector in a senior support staff role. Having prior school experience is not a pre-requisite for this post as we know that capable and talented individuals can learn systems quickly.

This role is an excellent opportunity for a highly organised and ambitious professional to make a tangible difference to students, staff, and the wider academy community. You will work alongside highly effective middle and senior leadership teams to ensure all members of staff are supported by an effective and efficient service, adding additional capacity to our teams across the academy. As PA you will often act as the headteacher’s representative within communications, and you will ensure that academy values are upheld at all times.

We are looking for someone with the right skills and abilities who has:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills in all areas
  • A strong ability to prioritise and manage multiple diaries and commitments
  • Good knowledge of all ICT systems to provide efficient support
  • An excellent ability to deal with competing priorities
  • The ability to work effectively with all levels of seniority within the academy
  • A strong commitment to professional development and a belief in young people.

What the school offers its staff

This is an exciting time for the academy and to help transform the life chances of students within East Manchester. As you will see from our recent Ofsted inspection report, we have driven rapid improvements to all areas. We are now looking to add further capacity to our academy team as we enter the next stage of our development; to become an exceptional school that ensures the children of East Manchester flourish both academically and socially. We are a forward thinking and happy school, we embrace research and work collaboratively with colleagues within and beyond our trust to drive standards.

The East Manchester Academy is committed to safeguarding, child protection and promoting the well-being of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check prior to starting.

We value our colleagues and also offer the following:

  • Bike2work scheme
  • Gym membership
  • Employee Assistance
  • A minimum 20% PPA allowance for all staff
  • Joint PPA time for departments to plan collaboratively
  • A comprehensive CPD programme to support pedagogical and leadership development
  • A low stakes approach to QA to ensure teachers keep getting better
  • Strategic partnerships with external organisations to support staff development
  • A genuine commitment to wellbeing and effective workload management

The successful candidate will join an academy that is relentless in its drive to ensure our students and staff alike achieve their very best and our proud of themselves. We are proud to serve our diverse and inclusive community and wish to appoint a practitioner who shares our commitment to young people in challenging circumstances who believes that excellent leadership can leverage high levels of performance and remains optimistic in the face of adversity.

Please visit our website to learn more about us (https://www.theeastmanchesteracademy.co.uk) and contact: recruitment@temac.co.uk if you would like to arrange a visit to the academy prior to application.

The academy is part of The Greater Manchester Education Trust. The Trust is a multi-academy Co-operative Trust, which came into effect in September 2022 comprising four schools; The East Manchester Academy, a mixed school of nearly 1,000 students in the heart of Manchester’s re-generation area, Whalley Range 11-18 High School, a girls school of 1,500 students, Levenshulme High School, a girls school which is three miles away with a very similar, diverse community and Parrs Wood 11-18 High School a mixed school of nearly 2000 students in the heart of East Didsbury.


Commitment to safeguarding

The East Manchester Academy is committed to safeguarding, child protection and promoting the well-being of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About The East Manchester Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1012 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01612308039

‘The East Manchester Academy is a beacon of hope and aspiration for pupils’ (Ofsted 2023).

This is an exciting time for the academy and to help transform the life chances of students within East Manchester. As you will see from our recent Ofsted inspection report, we have driven rapid improvements to all areas and are ready to accelerate further. We are a growing academy and we are now looking to add further capacity to our team as we enter the next stage of our development; to become an exceptional school that ensures the children of East Manchester flourish both academically and socially. We are a forward thinking and happy school, we embrace research and work collaboratively with colleagues within and beyond our trust to drive standards.

The academy is part of The Greater Manchester Education Trust. The Trust is a multi-academy trust, which came into effect in September 2022 comprising four schools; The East Manchester Academy, a mixed school of over 1,000 students in the heart of Manchester’s re-generation area, Whalley Range 11-18 High School, a girls school of 1,500 students, Levenshulme High School, a girls school which is three miles away with a very similar, diverse community and Parrs Wood 11-18 High School a mixed school of nearly 2000 students in the heart of East Didsbury.

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