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Personal Assistant to the Executive Senior Leadership Team

Permanent, part time

Option of 30 or 35 hours per week x 39 weeks per year

Grade D: £12.80 to £13.69 per hour (depending on experience)


Required from 1 September 2024

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, well organised and effective Personal Assistant to provide administrative support to the Executive Senior Leadership Team in their responsibilities related to school leadership, administration and management.

This is a key administrative role, and the successful candidate will work closely with the Senior Leadership Team. This interesting and varied post will include duties such as attending meetings, taking minutes, preparing reports, assisting with diary management, events organisation, compiling the annual College Calendar of events, undertaking specific project work and providing comprehensive administrative support to the Senior Leaders of the Trust. 

The successful candidate will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, dealing with members of the public, staff and pupils in a discreet, friendly and professional manner.

Candidates should demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Experience as an effective administrator
  • Maintaining high levels of confidentiality and discretion
  • Able to work under pressure

The working pattern will be discussed at interview but would be Monday to Friday, term time only (39 weeks per year). 

Further information is contained within the Candidate Pack available in the attachments section below.

Employment benefits include eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme. In addition, employees of the Trust are entitled to 50% off childcare fees at our out of school clubs for children of compulsory school age.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and access for all, irrespective of age, background, race, gender, religion, ability, disability, or sexuality. We welcome applications for employment from the whole community. 

Please email the completed application form to by 10 am on Wednesday 19 June 2024. All applications will be acknowledged.

As employers, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and in that regard, we have appropriate policies and procedures.  All staff undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and interviews will include questions about safeguarding children.

In line with Government guidance, we may carry out online searches against shortlisted applicants’ names as part of our due diligence checks.

Closing date: 10 am on Wednesday 19 June 2024

Interview date: Wednesday 26 June 2024