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  • Closing date

    2 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,608.00 - £27,436.00 Annually (Actual) Grade F SCP 17-23

Personal Assistant to our Senior Leadership Team job summary

Personal Assistant to our Senior Leadership Team

Salary: Grade F SCP 17-23

Actual Salary £24,608 - £27,436

37 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Term Time, Plus 5 days


Required ASAP

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a Personal Assistant to our Senior Leadership Team

The successful candidate will be a committed, enthusiastic individual, who will develop a comprehensive understanding of the needs of our Senior Leadership Team and the ethos of our school in order to provide outstanding administrative and management support. They will be expected to exercise considerable initiative in performing delegated duties, seeking advice where necessary.

They will manage multiple diaries and respond to/action Parent/Carer queries using the utmost discretion where necessary. The ability to communicate in a warm, supportive, understanding and professional manner is crucial. Excellent spoken and written communication, coupled with excellent IT skills is essential.

Day to day aspects of the role include:

  • - Supporting members of the senior leadership team with administrative and organisational aspects of their role.
  • - Management of the Senior Leadership Team diaries, handling all appointments and meetings and briefing relevant members on upcoming events.
  • - Providing meeting support – book / minute meetings as required.
  • - Management of key email inboxes.
  • - Complaints Management.
  • - Administration of suspensions and exclusions.
  • - Governor Liaison.
  • - Management of the whole school calendar and liaising with the appropriate individuals to ensure that this is planned effectively throughout the school year.
  • - Providing administrative support to the Cover Manager when business levels dictate.
  • - Supporting the senior staff in charge of educational visits with all aspects of trips administration, ensuring that school policy is followed.
  • - Actively promoting the school through management of social media channels. Collating information from staff members regarding current activities and scheduling these into the social media calendar. Responding to online feedback in a positive and constructive way.

The ideal candidate will be able to thrive in fast-paced work environments, able to work to strict deadlines in a timely manner. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are therefore essential.

They will have a strong understanding of school data management systems and be competent in the use of MS Office software, especially Word and Excel.

Previous experience with software such as SIMS is desirable.

The successful candidate will be joining a school with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders at senior and middle leadership levels and a commitment to the professional development of staff.

Rivington & Blackrod High School is proud to have been rated Good by Ofsted in 2023 and this is an exciting time to join the school as we continue to strive for excellence.

We work hard to meet the needs of every learner; drive them, motivate them and support them to achieve. We celebrate all success and truly believe that every student matters and that it is our job as educators to ensure they know and feel that they matter.

Rivington & Blackrod is part of the Leverhulme Academy Trust and we believe that nurturing and supporting staff in team work and collaboration is essential, if we are to provide the highest standard of education for all students within the Trust.

A full information pack which includes the job description and person specification is on the Leverhulme Trust website.

To apply, please click on the link, and register for an account to complete our online application form: www.leverhulmeacademytrust.org/Vacancies/

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 2nd June 2024

The trust is committed to safer recruitment and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service clearance. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Trust is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from as diverse a group as possible .Rivington and Blackrod High School is part of Leverhulme Academy Trust, we believe that nurturing and supporting staff in team work and collaboration is essential if we are to provide the highest standard of education for all students within the Trust.

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 Rivington and Blackrod High School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1507 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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