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  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£32,193.00 - £35,541.00 Annually (Actual) NJC 25-28 (£33,945pa FTE - £36,846pa FTE)

PA to the Principal and HR Lead job summary

Start Date: ASAP

Hours: 37 Hours per week - 08:00-16:00 (15:30 Friday)

Working weeks: 43 weeks (39 + 4 - 148 hours, including GCSE & A Level results days)

Paid weeks: 49.45 rising to 50.57 after 5 years' service

Key Areas of responsibility – Please refer to Job Description for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

  • Provision of a full range of PA services to the Principal
  • Administration support to the Senior Leadership Team
  • Act as the primary point of contact for students, staff, parents, Governors and visitors who wish to contact and meet with the Principal.
  • Preparation of confidential staff references (teaching and support).
  • To be responsible for the maintenance of the Single Central Record.
  • To maintain the list of St John’s teaching staff on the NCTL website.
  • To manage the recruitment process and administration for all teaching and support staff vacancies.
  • To apply for DBS’s for St John’s, Academy Committee and Interns.
  • Manage the On-boarding of all new staff.

A busy and engaging role you will truly be immersed in, where no day is ever the same!  In return you will be working in an educational setting which additionally will support your personal professional development.  

You will additionally be supported by Trust’s central HR team for the human resources elements of your role.  

You will preferably have a background in providing high effective administration support and have an understanding of HR practice.  You must be an outstanding administrator, personable, have excellent communication skills and be able to multi-task.  You should additionally be able to work on own initiative and understand the need for discretion and confidentiality.  You should be a proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite.   

In return we can offer you the following benefits:

  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Clear onboarding and professional development pathway
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free confidential advice, information, and counselling service
  • Onsite canteen
  • Free use of gym
  • A lovely setting to work from

St John’s Marlborough is one of the highest performing academies in the country and a key member of the highly effective Excalibur Academies Trust. Being part of the Excalibur Academies Trust means we offer a very well thought through package of support and development, which includes a wide variety of opportunities. Our professional development offer ensures a very clear focus on the development and well-being of all our staff and students.

The Academy is judged as Outstanding in all areas, and it has exceptional facilities in a state-of-the-art teaching environment. We believe this is a great opportunity to join a thriving and forward-thinking school.

Excalibur Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is proud to serve a diverse student and parent community. The aims of the Trust’s recruitment policy are to ensure that the best possible staff are recruited on the basis of their merits, abilities and suitability for the position; to ensure that all job applicants are considered equally and consistently; to ensure that no job applicant is treated unfairly on any grounds including race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, disability or age; and to ensure that the School meets its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people by carrying out all necessary pre-employment checks.

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 St John's Marlborough

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1728 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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