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  • Start date details

    May 2024

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£32,765.00 - £39,875.00 Annually (FTE)

Personal Assistant to the Headteacher job summary


Leadership & management – Outstanding Behaviour and Attitudes - Outstanding

Personal development – Outstanding Sixth Form Provision – Outstanding

Personal Assistant to the Headteacher

The Marlborough Science Academy

St Albans Herts AL1 2QA

Salary H8 – H9 – Term time + Inset + 2 days

8.00am to 4.00pm (Wednesday to 6.00pm)

Permanent contract starting May 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our successful and oversubscribed Academy for students aged 11-18 This opportunity is for someone who has extensive administration experience and wishes to further develop their skills within a secondary school setting. The successful candidate must have previous experience of working in a secondary school environment and must have excellent communication and organisational skills.

I cannot stress enough the importance of this role in terms of upholding the values of our school as well as ensuring strong supportive and kind administrative support for any aspects of the strategic direction of the school. You will be working with a fabulous team of staff across all aspects of school life in a school that has just recently received judgements of Outstanding in Behaviour, Leadership & Management, Post 16 and Personal Development. Is it stressful at time? Yes it is, but we also look after each other and enjoy each others company, as well as holding each other in high esteem.

If you like the sound of the above, we want to hear from you. We offer a fringe salary rate and continuous service recognition for colleagues transferring from a school in the Herts LEA area. The school supports and promotes the safeguarding of children and is an equal opportunities employer. References will be sought prior to interview. This vacancy will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and will require the candidates to evidence the right to work in the UK. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974.

The closing date for applications is Monday 4th March at 9.00am with the interview date to be confirmed. Please apply by visiting My New Term at https://www.mynewterm.com. Please also include one side of A4 outlining what motivates you re your post and what you perceive to be the joys and challenges. Applications to be made as soon as possible as we will interview for the right candidate on receipt of their application. If you would like to visit our school, please contact Ann Tyson HR administrator on 01727 731 395 a.tyson@marlborough.herts.sch.uk

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 The Marlborough Science Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1290 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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