- Grade 7 - Point 23-25 (£31,122.00 - £32,112.00 pro-rata)
Personal Assistant to Headteacher job summary
PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO HEADTEACHER
Location: Croydon, Surrey
Required for: 27th June 2022
Contract: Permanent (term-time + 2weeks)
Hours: 7.45am- 4.15pm Monday to Friday (40 hours)
Salary: Grade 7 - Point 23-25
(£31,122.00 - £32,112.00 pro-rata)
Closing Date: 24th June 2022
Interview Date: tbc
We are looking for an exceptional candidate to provide efficient, effective and confidential support to the Headteacher and occasionally Senior Leadership Team. The successful candidate will have previous experience as a PA or Office Manager and come from an administrative background.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with an ability to gain credibility at all levels are essential. Well-developed ICT skills and, an understanding and ability to maintain confidentiality is vital to the role.
Candidates should be flexible and appreciate that attendance to various meetings and minute taking will be required. The post holder will be expected to manage the Headteahcer’s diary, draft and process correspondence, often of a confidential nature, and liaise with other
members of the School Leadership Team. The ability to prioritise, work well under pressure and meet deadlines is essential.
As this is a church school, we also have to work hard to ensure that our day to day practices reflect, embody and are consistent with our school Christian faith. This is both a challenge and blessing of this particular role! Other duties include proof-reading documents, arranging hospitality for meetings and assist the Headteacher with recruitment advertising and recruitment administration.
The successful candidate must have:
knowledge of the role, responsibilities and procedures of the Headteacher, the Governing Body and the local authority
Strong communication skills
be able to relate well with pupils, students, parents, carers and visitors
be educated to A Level standard or equivalent
proven experience with Office 365; MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams, Forms
excellent attention to detail
First Aid (or be willing to attend a First Aid Course)
We can offer you:
a rewarding but challenging working environment
an optimistic and motivating leadership team
the opportunity to work closely with the main office and wider professional team
be part of a school with strong traditions
develop professionally and personally in a secure, but lively atmosphere
contribute to our pastoral care and our Christian ethos.
Archbishop Tenison’s is a 308 year old Church of England, mixed 11-18 comprehensive school with an excellent track record at both GCSE and A Level. Most importantly, it is a community where the people who work believe they can make a difference to the young people they teach. Our
school motto is “Academic excellence for each person in a Christian community”.
The school is situated near East Croydon Station which has excellent fast rail links to London and the South Coast. There is staff parking on-site at the school.
Archbishop Tenison’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and any appointment will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure as well as any other pre-employment checks. For any further information, please contact Sue Rathbone, the
Headteacher’s PA via firstname.lastname@example.org).
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