15 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    15 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Full time
37.5 hours a week
Contract type
WA SCP17 (£24,491) - WA SCP26 (£30,451)

Job summary

Principal’s Personal Assistant
Salary: WA SCP17 (£24,491) - WA SCP26 (£30,451)
Hours: 37.5 hours
Start Date: ASAP
Closing Date: 15 December 2021

Westminster Academy is an Outstanding International Business and Enterprise academy serving a multi-ethnic community in Central London. Our ethos is grounded in the IB Learner Profile and our HERO values; we encourage intellectual curiosity, entrepreneurial spirit and foster a sense of communal endeavour. Thanks to the work of our uniquely driven and dynamic staff body, the Academy has gained national recognition for its work to improve outcomes for students, and its aspirational and inclusive vision. As a member of the WA community you will have the opportunity to shape the future of the Academy whilst working alongside an exceptionally talented group of teachers, support staff and leaders.
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, and highly motivated Personal Assistant to provide outstanding support to the Principal of Westminster Academy.

The ideal candidate will:

Provide efficient and effective support to the Principal
Have strong prioritisation and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
Be proactive and possess a positive outlook to their work
Have a flexible working approach
Will understand and support the aims of the Academy

Previous experience in a school role is desirable but not essential.

What we offer:
An excellent programme of continuing professional development
The opportunity to develop personally and professionally with structured performance management, and opportunities to advance to positions of greater responsibility
Involvement in school and community events, such as International Evening, expressive arts performances, academic celebrations and hosting high profile visitors
A commitment to staff well being, including access to the local gym, weekly fitness sessions, staff social events and the end of term ‘WA Big Breakfast’
Perkbox membership.

Our support staff are a highly valued team at Westminster Academy, whose attention to detail, commitment to providing the best service possible, and passion for overcoming inequality in education has helped to transform student outcomes. At Westminster Academy we are proud of the close working relationships between our support staff and teaching staff. The level of interaction with students also makes the team indispensable to the student body and the Academy community.
Now is an exciting time to join our dedicated staff body. As a member of staff at a fast paced, forward thinking organisation, you will genuinely be changing lives. If you can offer an absolute focus on raising educational standards then Westminster Academy would like to hear from you.

Interview date: TBC
For further details and an application form, please visit: www.westminsteracademy.org.uk.
Email: HRteam@westminsteracademy.org.uk

We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. We expect all staff to share this commitment.
The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Applying for the job

For further details and an application form, please visit: www.westminsteracademy.org.uk.
Email: HRteam@westminsteracademy.org.uk

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1127 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Westminster Academy

At Westminster Academy we have a deep and genuine commitment to provide an education that is unsurpassed anywhere in the world. Our mission is "Education is Success". This captures the sense of optimism and determination to succeed that permeates the Academy. We aim to develop resilience in our students, and the ability to be tenacious in their quest to be the best that they can be in all aspects of their lives. We draw out their individual talents and celebrate their personal achievements and their individual contribution.

School location

The Naim Dangoor Centre, London, W2 5EZ

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