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PA to the Principal

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PA to the Principal
Contract
Permanent
Hours
35 hours per week, TTO+5 days
Job ref
COLA/608
Site
Holland Walk, Duncombe Road, Archway, London
Town
London
Salary
Scale 6 - SO1 Actual salary: £23,700 - £27,471
Closing
21/01/2018 23:59

Personal Assistant to the Principal

Salary Grade: Scale 6 – SO1 Actual salary: £23,700 - £27,471

Hours: 35 per week - Term Time only + 5 days

Required as soon as possible

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a personal assistant to the principal to join our administrative team and work pro-actively with the trust, governors, senior management team, heads of department and teachers to promote student progress and achievement.

You will work under the direct supervision of principal and you will liaise with the office manager to assist with effective administration support. A meticulous attention to detail is paramount. You should have excellent IT skills, be well organised, have a professional approach to work and be able to prioritise workloads to meet critical deadlines. You must also be willing to undertake further training.

You will be expected to manage your own workload and prioritise work appropriately.

Already the country’s best performing Trust for the new Progress 8 measure at KS4, the City of London Academies Trust is driven by ambition: to deliver world-class results as we combine the heritage and tradition of the City of London with creativity and innovation. We have a proven track record of school improvement, offering students an exciting curriculum and opportunities to perform, showcase their talents and experience the world of work outside of the classroom.

Normal hours will be between 8.00 and 16.00. It is expected that you would be available to support certain meetings outside of these hours by agreement in advance for which time off in lieu will be accrued.

Excellent communication skills both oral and written are an essential part of the role to be able to deal with staff, students, parents, governors and external agencies.

In this post you will play an instrumental role in school improvement, developing whole-school systems and ensuring that the school is outstanding in every category within three years. You will be working with a team whose mission it is to embed excellence in everything we do.

Please click on the link below to complete the application form for this role.

https://www.tes.com/jobs/employer/-1084149

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. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as part of the selection process an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check will be required.

Closing date for applications is Midnight 21st January 2018 with interviews being held shortly afterwards.

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Further details are available from the school web-site. www.highgatehill.cola.org.uk