Development Assistant (Temporary), Portsmouth

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The Portsmouth Grammar SchoolPortsmouth

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Start date: June / July 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Pro-rata based on annual FTE £20,814
Contract term: Temporary

The role of the Development Office is to develop and maintain relationships with alumni, parents, pupils, staff and others who share an interest in the school’s development; and to raise funds in support of the school’s stated objectives. This is an exciting time to join the Development Office as the school is in the early stages of a major capital fundraising project.  

A full-time Development Assistant is required to maintain the alumni database and provide administrative support to the Development Director and the Alumni Relations and Events Manager. This is an established role within the Development Office.  

The post is offered on a temporary basis as the current post holder covers a period of maternity leave within the Department. It is expected the appointment will be for sixth months in the first instance and may be extended up to a full year. 

The post of Development Assistant is a full-time, year round position. The hours of work are 37.5 hours per week, 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday – Friday with a 30 minute unpaid lunchbreak each day. There will be an occasional requirement for work outside of normal hours to support evening/weekend events. 

The start date will be in late June / early July2018 and this can be discussed further at interview.

Key financial benefits of employment at PGS include a generous salary structure and leave allowance.  The pro-rata annual salary for this temporary appointment will be based on an annual salary of £20,814 and will be paid pro-rata in accordance with the length of the contract. The annual leave entitlement is 25 days and this will also be calculated pro-rata according to the length of the temporary contract.  A two course lunch is provided to all staff during term time.

PGS is committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure DBS check.

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More about The Portsmouth Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: High Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2LN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 239 236 0036
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The Portsmouth Grammar School is a co-educational, selective independent school for students aged 2-18, situated in the city of Portsmouth, Hampshire.  Portsmouth Grammar is organised into a nursery, junior school and senior school. Despite bein...